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Thursday, May 27, 1999 Published at 16:42 GMT 17:42 UK


Ivor Novello winners

Chrissie Hynde with the Pretenders: Outstanding contribution award

Best Contemporary Song:
Winner: Here's Where The Story Ends, performed by Tin Tin Out, written by Harriet Wheeler and David Gavurin.
Also nominated:
- Road Rage, performed by Catatonia, written by Mark Roberts, Cerys Matthews, David Jones, Aled Richards and Owen Powell.
- What Can I Do, performed by The Corrs, written by Andrea, Caroline, Sharon and James Corr.

Best Song Musically and Lyrically:
Winner: Believe, performed by Cher, written by Brian Higgins, Stuart McLennan, Paul Barry, Steve Torch, Matt Gray and Tim Powell.
Also nominated:
- C'est La Vie performed by B*Witched, written by Tracy Ackerman, Ray Hedges, Martin Brannigan, Edele Lynch, Keavy Lynch, Lindsay Armaou and Sinead O'Carroll.
- A Little Soul, performed by Pulp, written by Jarvis Cocker, Nick Banks, Candida Doyle, Steve Mackey and Mark Webber.

Ivors Dance Award:
Winner: Horny, performed by Mousse T Vs Hot N Juicy, written by Mousse T and Errol Rennalls.
Also nominated:
- Sing It Back, performed by Moloko, written by Mark Brydon and Roisin Murphy.
- I Can't Help Myself, performed by Lucid, written by Mark Hadfield and Adam Ryan Carter

Most performed work:
Winner: Angels performed by Robbie Williams, written by Robbie Williams and Guy Chambers.
Also nominated:
- High performed by the Lighthouse Family, written by Paul Tucker and Tunde Baiyewu.
- Never Ever, performed by All Saints, written by Shaznay Lewis, Sean Mather and Esmail Jazeyeri.

International hit of the year:
Winner: Believe, artist and writers as above.
Also nominated:
- Life, performed by Des'ree, written by Des'ree and written by Des'ree Weekes and Prince Sampson.
- No Matter What, performed by Boyzone, written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jim Steinman.

Best Selling British Single (decided by sales):
Winner: Believe, artist and writers as above.
Also nominated:
- No Matter What, artist and writers as above.
C'est La Vie, artist and writers as above.

Best Song Commissioned for a Film or Broadcast:
Winner: The Flame Still Burns, from Still Crazy, written by Chris Difford, Marti Frederiksen and Mick Jones.
Also nominated:
- Why Won't You Shag Me? The Young Person's Guide To Becoming A Rock Star, written by Owen Vyse and Guy Pratt.
- Kipper, from Kipper Is Unwell, written by Robert Heatlie.

Best Original Music for a Television or Radio Broadcast:
Winner: Close Relations, written by Robert Lane.
Also nominated:
- Life Of Birds, written by Steven Faux and Ian Butcher.
- Selfridges: The Shop, written by Barrie Bignold.

Best Original Film Score:
Winner: Firelight, written by Christopher Gunning.
Also nominated:
- Dancing At Lughnasa, written by Bill Whelan.
- Ever After, written by George Fenton.

The Jimmy Kennedy Award: Hal David

Outstanding Song Collection: Jason Kay, Simon Katz, Derrick McKenzie, Toby Smith, Wallis Buchanan, Stuart Zender

International Achievement: Martin Gore

Lifetime Achievement: Rod Stewart

Outstanding Contribution to British Music: Chrissie Hynde

Songwriters of the Year: Robbie Williams and Guy Chambers

Special International Award: Hal David

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