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Alex Turner Up For Songwriter Award

Alex Turner Up For Songwriter Award

The Ivor Novello awards nominations were announced this lunchtime, and Arctic Monkeys, Amy Winehouse and Hot Chip are all in contention.

The awards, now in their 52nd year, celebrate British songwriters and composers for their contribution to the music industry's success.

Arctic Monkey's track, "When The Sun Goes Down" - written by Turner, has been nominated for Best Song Musically & Lyrically alongside Scott Matthews' "Elusive" amd Nerina Pallot's "Sophia.

Hot Chip are up for Best Contemporary Song with their huge crossover track "Over And Over" against Amy Winehouse and Bodyrox.

The Scissor Sisters and Madonna are both up for two awards each despite being US performers. "Don't Feel Like Dancing was co-written by Elton John and Madonna's "Sorry" was co-written by Brit Stuart Price.

The Ivor Novellos winners will be announced at a ceremony at The Grosvenor House Hotel in London's Park Lane on May 24.

The nominees are as follows:

Best Contemporary Song:
Song: Over and Over
Writer/s: Joseph Goddard / Alexis Taylor / Felix Martin
Performed By: Hot Chip
UK Publisher: Warner Chappell Music

Song: Rehab
Writer/s: Amy Winehouse
Performed By: Amy Winehouse
UK Publisher: EMI Music Publishing

Song: Yeah Yeah
Writer/s:Nick Bridges / Jon Pearn / Nathan Thomas / Luciana Caporaso / Nick Clow
Performed By: Bodyrox Ft Luciana
UK Publisher: Notting Hill Music / Universal Music Publishing / EMI Music Publishing

PRS Most Performed Work:
Song: I Don’t Feel Like Dancin’
Writer/s: Sir Elton John / Scott Hoffman / Jason Sellards
Performed By: Scissor Sisters
UK Publisher: HST Management Ltd/Universal Music Publishing / EMI Music Publishing

Song: Put Your Records On
Writer/s: Corinne Bailey Rae / John Beck / Steve Chrisanthou
Performed By: Corinne Bailey Rae
UK Publisher:Global Talent Publishing / Good Groove Songs

Song: Sorry
Writer/s: Madonna / Stuart Price
Performed By: Madonna
UK Publisher: Warner Chappell Music

International Hit Of The Year
Song: I Don’t Feel Like Dancin’
Writer/s: Sir Elton John / Scott Hoffman / Jason Sellards
Performed By: Scissor Sisters
UK Publisher: HST Management Ltd/Universal Music Publishing / EMI Music Publishing

Song: Rudebox
Writer/s: Robbie Williams / Danny Spencer / Kelvin Andrews / Sly Dunbar / Robbie Shakespeare / William “Earl” Collins / Bill Laswell / Edmund “Carl Jr” Aiken
Performed By: Robbie Williams
UK Publisher: BMG Music Publishing / Chrysalis Music Ltd / Universal Music Publishing / Warner Chappell Music

Song: Sorry
Writer/s: Madonna / Stuart Price
Performed By: Madonna
UK Publisher: Warner Chappell Music


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