Fourteen Ivor Novello Awards were presented at the ceremony, which took place on Thursday 19th May at the Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London. was there to interview the winners, check out our James Bay and Sean Ryder interviews below. Many more to follow.

Recipients of the 61st Ivor Novello Awards:

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 Adkins

Best Original Film Score

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