STONES AND DURAN DURAN HONOURED AT NOVELLOS
Eighties chart stars DURAN DURAN and veteran rockers SIR MICK JAGGER and KEITH RICHARDS were recognised for their achievements in music at the 50th IVOR NOVELLO AWARDS in London tonight (26MAY05).
The RIO stars were honoured with an Outstanding Contribution To British Music gong, while ROLLING STONES Jagger and Richards were given the coveted Ivors' Special Songwriting Award at the star-studded ceremony in the British capital's Grosvenor House Hotel
Multi-BRIT AWARD winners KEANE picked up Songwriters Of The Year, while Northern Irish rockers SNOW PATROL received the Best Album trophy for FINAL STRAW.
Besides a host of British triumphs, international acts BRITNEY SPEARS, U2, LOU REED and THE CURE's ROBERT SMITH were also among the trophy winners.
The full list of winners are:
Best Contemporary Song - FRANZ FERDINAND for TAKE ME OUT
Best Song Musically And Lyrically - THE STREETS for DRY YOUR EYES
Best Selling UK Single - BAND AID 20 for DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS?
Best Album - SNOW PATROL for FINAL STRAW
Songwriters Of The Year - KEANE
Most Performed Work - BRITNEY SPEARS for TOXIC
Best Original Film Score - JEREMY SAMS for ENDURING LOVE
Best Original Music for Television - ROB LANE for BLACKPOOL
International Hit Of The Year - U2 for VERTIGO
International Achievement - ROBERT SMITH
Special International Award - LOU REED
Outstanding Song Collection - QUEEN
Outstanding Contribution To British Music - DURAN DURAN
The Ivors' Special Songwriting Award - SIR MICK JAGGER and KEITH RICHARDS.
Courtesy Contact Music