And the winner is… Bombay Bicycle Club, Clean Bandit, Hozier win big at Ivor Novello Awards 2015

Songwriting gongs have also been given out to Hozier and Manic Street Preachers.

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:

Bombay Bicycle Club, Clean Bandit, Hozier win big at Ivor Novello Awards 2015

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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