Adele Wins Songwriter Of The Year At Ivor Novello Songwriting Awards

LONDON (CelebrityAccess) — Adele took top honors when she was named songwriter of the year at Britain's prestigious Ivor Novello songwriting awards on Thursday night.

Adele, who won the award this year for her her third album, "25," previously took home the same award in 2012 for her last album, "21."

Other winners for the night included Damon Albarn, who was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award, and Conor O’Brien, who won best album for his work on the Villagers' "Darling Arithmetic." The inspiration award went to "Madchester" band Happy Mondays, while Simple Minds won the outstanding song collection prize.

The 61st annual Ivor Novello Awards are presented by BASCA in association with PRS for Music and weer held at the Grosvenor House, London on May 19th.


The Full list of Winners

PRS for Music Most Performed Work


Hold Back The River
Written by Iain Archer and James Bay
Published in the UK by Kobalt Music Publishing and Spirit B-Unique Music


Best Television Soundtrack


London Spy
Composed by Keefus Ciancia and David Holmes
Published in the UK by Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Kobalt Music Publishing


The Ivors Classical Music Award


Oliver Knussen


International Achievement


Wayne Hector


Best Song Musically and Lyrically


Wasn’t Expecting That
Written by Jamie Lawson
Published in the UK by Imagem Music


The Ivors Inspiration Award


Mark Day, Paul Davis, Paul Ryder, Shaun Ryder and Gary Whelan


Album Award


Darling Arithmetic
Written by Conor O’Brien
Published in the UK by Domino Publishing Company


Songwriter of the Year


Adele


Best Original Film Score


Ex–Machina
Composed by Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury
Published in the UK by Universal Music Publishing


Best Contemporary Song


All My Friends
Written by James Carter, Oliver Lee, Cass Lowe and Chance The Rapper
Published in the UK by Sony/ATV Music Publishing


Outstanding Song Collection


Charlie Burchill, Jim Kerr and Mick MacNeil


PRS for Music Outstanding Contribution to British Music


Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons and Adrian Utley


Lifetime Achievement


Damon Albarn


PRS for Music Special International Award


Bryan Adams