Amy Winehouse's Novello nominations

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 22 April 2008

Amy Winehouse's Novello nominations

Amy Winehouse has been nominated for three prestigious gongs at this year's Ivor Novello Awards.

The troubled singer's tracks 'You Know I'm No Good' and 'Love is a Losing Game' are both up for best song, while 'Rehab' - which won last year's best contemporary song - is a contender for best selling British song.

Mika's hit 'Grace Kelly' and Beyonce Knowles' duet with Shakira, 'Beautiful Liar' are also contenders for the best selling British song, while Ben's Brother track 'Let Me Out' will compete with Winehouse in the best song category.

Nominees for the best contemporary song prize include Kate Nash with 'Foundations', 'Golden Skans' by the Klaxons and Cherry Ghost's 'People Help The People'.

The music from movies 'Atonement', 'Becoming Jane' and 'La Vie en Rose' are up for the best original film score, while 'Oliver Twist', 'Primo' and 'Who Killed Mrs de Ropp?' will compete for best television soundtrack.

The awards - which honour British music publishers, songwriters and composers - will be held at London's Grosvenor House on May 22.

Another eight awards - which include the lifetime achievement accolade - will be presented on the day.

Nominees for 2008 Ivor Novello Awards:

Best song musically and lyrically:

'Let Me Out' - Ben's Brother

'Love Is A Losing Game' - Amy Winehouse

'You Know I'm No Good' - Amy Winehouse

Best contemporary song:

'Foundations' - Kate Nash

'Golden Skans' - Klaxons

'People Help The People' - Cherry Ghost

Best television soundtrack:

'Oliver Twist'


'Who Killed Mrs de Ropp?'

Best original film score:


'Becoming Jane'

'La Vie en Rose'

PRS most performed work:

'Ruby' - Kaiser Chiefs

'Shine' - Take That

'Starz In Their Eyes' - Just Jack

Best selling British song:

'Beautiful Liar' - Beyonce and Shakira

'Grace Kelly' - Mika

'Rehab' - Amy Winehouse

Album award:

'In Rainbows' - Radiohead

'Man On The Roof' - Stephen Fretwell

'Thirst For Romance' - Cherry Ghost

To be presented on the day:

Outstanding song collection

Classical music award

Inspiration award

International achievement

PRS outstanding contribution to British music

Songwriters of the year

Special international award

Lifetime achievement

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