Clean Bandit won big at this year’s Ivor Novello Awards, taking place at London’s Grosvenor House earlier this afternoon.
The classical-pop fusion group’s ‘Rather Be’ picked up two awards at the 2015 ceremony, for “Most Performed Work” and “Best Contemporary Song”.
Bombay Bicycle Club’s ‘So Long, See You Tomorrow’ album won the “Album Award”, with Jack Steadman being solely credited for the release.
Hozier’s ‘Take Me To Church’ picked up the “Best Song Musically and Lyrically” gong, while Manic Street Preachers won the “Inspiration Award”.
See the full list of 2015 winners below.
2015 Ivor Novellos:
Most Performed Work - "Rather Be" by Clean Bandit, written byJames Napier and Jack Patterson
Best TV soundtrack - The Honourable Woman by Natalie Holt and Martin Phipps
Outstanding Song Collection - Albert Hammond
Classical Music Award - Judith Weir
Album Award - So Long, See You Tomorrow by Bombay Bicycle Club, written by Jack Steadman
Best Song Musically and Lyrically - "Take Me To Church" by Hozier, written by Andrew Hozier-Byrne
Outstanding Contribution to British Music - Boy George
Best Original Film Score - '71 by David Holmes
Songwriter of the Year - Ed Sheeran
Inspiration Award - Manic Street Preachers
Best Contemporary Song - "Rather Be" by Clean Bandit, written by James Napier and Jack Patterson
Special Anniversary Award - Bob Geldof and Midge Ure
Lifetime Achievement - Black Sabbath
PRS for Music Special International Award - Paul Williams
BASCA Fellowship - Annie Lennox.
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