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Music / August 10, 2021

For Those I Love and Fontaines D.C. nominated for Ivor Novello Awards 2021

Credit: Faolán Carey
Music / August 10, 2021

For Those I Love and Fontaines D.C. nominated for Ivor Novello Awards 2021

Words: Dylan Murphy

They join the likes of Arlo Parks and Celeste as nominated acts ahead of the September ceremony.

For Those I Love and Fontaines D.C. have been announced as nominees for this year’s Ivor Novello Awards. Dublin poet and producer For Those I Love’s ‘Top Scheme’ got the nod for the Best Contemporary Song category and Fontaines D.C.’s A Hero’s Death has been nominated for Best Album.

Dave Balfe aka For Those I Love will be up against the likes of Ashnikko, Pa Salieu and Rachel Chinouriri, whilst Fontaines compete against Tom Misch and Yussef Dayes, Laura Marling and Lianne La Havas.

Check out the full nominations list below:

Best Album

A Hero’s Death – Written by Grian Chatten, Thomas Coll, Conor Curley, Conor Deegan and Carlos O’Connell
Performed by Fontaines D.C. Published in the UK by Domino Publishing Company

Lianne La Havas – Written by Matthew Hales and Lianne La Havas
Performed by Lianne La Havas. Published in the UK by Universal Music Publishing and Warner Chappell Music

Send Them to Coventry – Written by Felix Joseph, Alastair O’Donnell and Pa Salieu
Performed by Pa Salieu. Published in the UK by Universal Music Publishing, Neo Songs-BMG UK and Sony Music Publishing

Song for Our Daughter – Written by Laura Marling
Performed by Laura Marling. Published in the UK by Kobalt Music Publishing

What Kinda Music – Written by Yussef Dayes, Tom Misch and Rocco Palladino
Performed by Tom Misch + Yussef Dayes. Published in the UK by YD Music-Kobalt Music Publishing and Universal Music Publishing

Best Contemporary Song

Children Of The Internet – Written by Dave and Fraser T Smith
Performed by Future Utopia feat. Dave & Es Devlin. Published in the UK by Warner Chappell Music and Kobalt Music Publishing

Daisy – Written by Ashnikko and Slinger
Performed by Ashnikko. Published in the UK by Warner Chappell Music and Copyright Control

Energy – Written by Kwes Darko, Felix Joseph, Mahalia, Alastair O’Donnell and Pa Salieu
Performed by Pa Salieu feat. Mahalia. Published in the UK by Young Songs-Sony Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing, Kobalt Music Publishing, Neo Songs-BMG UK and Sony Music Publishing

Give Me A Reason – Written by Rachel Chinouriri and Tom Henry
Performed by Rachel Chinouriri. Published in the UK by Reservoir Reverb Music

Top Scheme – Written by For Those I Love
Performed by For Those I Love. Published in the UK by September Music Publishing-Universal Music Publishing

Best Original Film Score

Calm with Horses – Composed by Blanck Mass
Published in the UK by BMG UK

Four Kids and It – Composed by Anne Nikitin
Published in the UK by FKAI Productions

Saint Maud – Composed by Adam Janota Bzowski
Published in the UK by Universal Music Publishing

The Trial of the Chicago 7 – Composed by Daniel Pemberton
Published in the UK by KMR Music Royalties II SCSP

Two By Two: Overboard! Composed by Craig Stuart Garfinkle and Eimear Noone
Published in the UK by Accorder Music

Best Original Video Game Score

Ghost of Tsushima – Composed by Ilan Eshkeri and Shigeru Umebayashi

Little Orpheus – Composed by Jessica Curry and Jim Fowler

Ori and the Will of the Wisps – Composed by Gareth Coker

Best Song Musically and Lyrically

Black Dog – Written by Gianluca Buccellati and Arlo Parks
Performed by Arlo Parks. Published in the UK by One Two Many Songs-Sony Music Publishing and Young Songs-Sony Music Publishing

GANG – Written by Fred again.. and Headie One
Performed by Headie One & Fred again… Published in the UK by Universal Music Publishing

God’s Own Children – Written by Barney Lister and Obongjayar
Performed by Obongjayar. Published in the UK by Universal Music Publishing and Beggars Music

Man’s World – Written by Marina
Performed by Marina. Published in the UK by Warner Chappell Music

Stop This Flame – Written by Celeste and Jamie Hartman
Performed by Celeste. Published in the UK by Warner Chappell Music and Reservoir Reverb Music

Best Television Soundtrack

A Suitable Boy – Composed by Alex Heffes and Anoushka Shankar
Published in the UK by Bright Notion Music-Decca Publishing, Anourag Music Publishing, Lookout Point-BBC Studios Distribution

Devs – Composed by Geoff Barrow, Ben Salisbury and The Insects
Published in the UK by Sony Music Publishing

Dracula – Composed by David Arnold and Michael Price
Published in the UK by Bucks Music Group and Sony Music Publishing

Noughts + Crosses – Composed by Matthew Herbert
Published in the UK by Bucks Music Group and Sony Music Publishing

Us – Composed by Oli Julian
Published in the UK by Concord FTV

PRS For Music Most Performed Work

Adore You – Written by Amy Allen, Tyler Johnson, Kid Harpoon and Harry Styles
Performed by Harry Styles. Published in the UK by Artist Publishing Group West-Kobalt Music Publishing, Concord Music Publishing and Universal Music Publishing

Before You Go – Written by Tom Barnes, Lewis Capaldi, Pete Kelleher, Ben Kohn and Phil Plested
Performed by Lewis Capaldi. Published in the UK by BMG UK and Hotel Cabana-Sony Music Publishing

Head & Heart – Written by Jonathan Courtidis, Dan Dare and Robert Harvey
Performed by Joel Corry feat. MNEK. Published in the UK by Sony Music Publishing and Minds On Fire

Someone You Loved – Written by Tom Barnes, Lewis Capaldi, Pete Kelleher, Ben Kohn and Sam Roman
Performed by Lewis Capaldi. Published in the UK by BMG UK and Sony Music Publishing

Watermelon Sugar – Written by Tyler Johnson, Kid Harpoon, Mitchell Rowland and Harry Styles
Performed by Harry Styles. Published in the UK by Concord Music Publishing and Universal Music Publishing

Songwriter of the Year

AJ Tracey

Celeste and Jamie Hartman

Kamille

Kid Harpoon and Harry Styles

MNEK

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