Hozier & More Nominated For Ivor Novello Awards

Critically and commercially acclaimed Irish singer Hozier, who recently made more headlines covering Pink Floyd, has been nominated for several Ivor Novella Awards. You can see the full list of Ivor Novella Award nominations below. Other nominees across the six categories include Alt-J, Bombay Bicycle Club, George Ezra, Royal Blood, Sam Smith, FKA Twigs, and Wild Beasts.

Hozier is nominated in the Best Song Musically and Lyrically category for “Take Me to Church”. His competition for the award is “Above the Clouds of Pompeii” by London folk band Bear Den and Ben Howard’s “I Forget Where We Were”. The awards are a little more prestigious than others as they are judged and presented by the songwriting community, rather than influenced by labels or publishing companies. “Take Me to Church” is up for ‘Best Song Musically and Lyrically’, alongside tunes by Bear’s Den and Ben Howard.

Do you think Hozier deserves to nominated for an Ivor Novella Award, or do you think somebody else should have been nominated in his place?

Best Song Musically and Lyrically

“Above The Clouds Of Pompeii”
Written by Andrew Davie
Performed by Bear’s Den

“I Forget Where We Were”
Written and Performed by Ben Howard

“Take Me To Church”
Written by Andrew Hozier-Byrne
Performed by Hozier
Best Contemporary Song

“Every Other Freckle”
Written by Thomas Green, Joe Newman and Gus Unger-Hamilton
Performed by Alt-J

“Rather Be”
Written by James Napier and Jack Patterson
Performed by Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne

“Two Weeks”
Written by Tahliah Debrett Barnett and Emile Haynie
Performed by FKA twigs
PRS for Music Most Performed Work

Written by George Ezra Barnett and Joel Pott
Performed by George Ezra

“Rather Be”
Written by James Napier and Jack Patterson
Performed by Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne

“Stay With Me”
Written by James Napier, William Phillips and Sam Smith
Performed by Sam Smith
Album Award

“Present Tense”
Written by Thomas Fleming, Ben Little, Christopher Talbot and Hayden Thorpe
Performed by Wild Beasts

“Royal Blood”
Written by Michael Kerr and Ben Thatcher
Performed by Royal Blood

“So Long, See You Tomorrow”
Written by Jack Steadman
Performed by Bombay Bicycle Club
Best Original Film Score

” ’71”
Composed by David Holmes

“Mr Turner”
Composed by Gary Yershon

“The Boxtrolls”
Composed by Dario Marianelli
Best Television Soundtrack

“The Honourable Woman”
Composed by Natalie Holt and Martin Phipps

“The Mill – Series 2”
Composed by Samuel Sim

“The Suspicions of Mr Whicher – Beyond the Pale”
Composed by Edmund Butt

[Photo Courtesy of Joe.ie]