Ed Sheeran, Clean Bandit and Hozier win big at the Ivor Novello Awards
Ed Sheeran, Clean Bandit and Hozier were the key winners at today's (May 21st) Ivor Novello Awards in London.
Clean Bandit won two awards for their megahit single 'Rather Be', taking home the prize for both PRS for Most Performed Work and Best Contemporary Song, while Ed Sheeran was honoured with the Songwriter of the Year award.
Bombay Bicycle Club won the Best Album prize for their latest LP So Long, See You Tomorrow, an award that Royal Blood and Wild Beasts were also nominated for.
Irish singer-songwriter Hozier won the prize for Best Song Musically and Lyrically for his track 'Take Me To Church', seeing off competition from Ben Howard and Bear's Den in the process, while the likes of Boy George, Annie Lennox Black Sabbath and Manic Street Preachers were all honoured with special awards.
In the other categories, the Maggie Gyllenhaal-led drama The Honourable Woman won the award for Best Television Soundtrack category and '71 picked up Best Original Film Score.