The Monkey is nominated for an Ivor Novello

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