Harry Styles, Lewis Capaldi, Dave and Celeste are among the nominees for the 2021 Ivor Novello Awards. The 66th annual celebration of creative excellence by British and Irish songwriters and screen composers will take place on Sept. 21 at Grosvenor House in London.
The shortlist for this year’s Ivors also features Fontaines D.C., Lianne La Havas, Pa Salieu, Laura Marling and AJ Tracey, among others.
Check out the award categories below:
Songwriter of the Year: AJ Tracey, Celeste and Jamie Hartman, Kamille, Kid Harpoon and Harry Styles, MNEK
Best Album: Fontaines D.C., A Hero’s Death; Lianne La Havas, self-titled; Pa Salieu, Send Them to Coventry; Laura Marling, Song For Our Daughter; Tom Misch + Yussef Dayes, What Kinda Music
Best Contemporary Song: Dave and Fraser T Smith, “Children of the Internet”; Ashnikko, “Daisy”; Pa Salieu, “Energy”; Rachel Chinouriri, “Give Me a Reason”; For Those I Love, “Top Scheme”
Best Song Musically and Lyrically: Arlo Parks, “Black Dog”; Headie One & Fred Again.., “Gang”; Obongjayar, “God’s Own Children”; Marina, “Man’s World”; Celeste, “Stop This Flame”
PRS for Music Most Performed Work: Harry Styles, “Adore You” and “Watermelon Sugar”; Lewis Capaldi, “Before You Go”; Joel Corry feat. MNEK, “Head & Heart”; Lewis Capaldi, “Someone You Loved”
Best Original Film Score: Black Mass, Calm With Horses; Anne Nikitin, Four Kids and It; Adam Janota Bzowski, Saint Maud; Daniel Pemberton, The Trail of the Chicago 7; Craig Stuart Garfinkle and Eimear Noone, Two By Two: Overboard!
Best Original Video Game Score: Ilan Eshkeri and Shigeru Umebayashi, Ghost of Tsushima; Jessica Curry and Jim Fowler, Little Orpheus; Gareth Coker, Ori and the Will of the Wisps
Best Television Soundtrack: Alex Heffes and Anoushka Shankar, A Suitable Boy; Geoff Barrow, Ben Salisbury and the Insects, Devs; David Arnold and Michael Price, Dracula; Matthew Herbert, Noughts + Crosses; Oli Julian, Us
Rising Star Award with Apple Music: Allegra, Holly Humberstone, Kamal., Rachel Chinouriri, Willow Kayne