Ed Sheeran wins Ivor Novello Award for ‘The A Team’!

May 17, 2012 4 Comments by Musicscene

On Thursday the 17th of May 2012, Ed Sheeran won his first ever Ivor Novello Award for his stunning single ‘The A Team’. Beating of stiff competition at the 57th annual event, Ed Sheeran walked away with the award for Best Song Musically & Lyrically. Speaking about his win, Ed Sheeran stated “It was always my goal to get an Ivor Novello”. Ed Sheeran beat Adele’s huge hit Rolling In The Deep and Shake It Out from Florence and The Machine to claim the gong. The full list of Ivor Novello winners are listed below:

BEST CONTEMPORARY SONG

Video Games
Written by: Lana Del Rey / Justin Parker
Performed by: Lana Del Rey
UK Publishers: EMI Music Publishing / Sony/ATV Music Publishing

PRS FOR MUSIC MOST PERFORMED WORK

Rolling In The Deep
Written by: Adele Adkins / Paul Epworth
Performed by: Adele

UK Publishers: Universal Music Publishing / EMI Music Publishing

BEST TELEVISION SOUNDTRACK

The Shadow Line
Composed by: Martin Phipps

UK Publishers: Du Vinage Publishing Ltd

THE IVORS JAZZ AWARD

Stan Tracey

ALBUM AWARD

Let England Shake
Written & Performed by: PJ Harvey
UK Publishers: EMI Music Publishing / Hot Head Music

OUTSTANDING SONG COLLECTION

Gary Kemp

THE IVORS INSPIRATION AWARD

Siouxsie Sioux

BEST ORIGINAL FILM SCORE

The First Grader
Composed by: Alex Heffes
UK Publishers: Fintage Publishing BV / Resonant Music (1) Limited Partners

PRS FOR MUSIC OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO BRITISH MUSIC

Take That

BEST SONG MUSICALLY & LYRICALLY

The A Team
Written & Performed by: Ed Sheeran
UK Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

Mark Knopfler

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Adele

PRS FOR MUSIC SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL AWARD

Jimmy Webb

BASCA FELLOWSHIP

Andrew Lloyd Webber

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4 Responses to “Ed Sheeran wins Ivor Novello Award for ‘The A Team’!”

  1. Ed Sheeran confirms Odyssey Arena Belfast 2013 live concert date for Thursday January 10th! | Music Scene says:

    [...] Ed Sheeran broke through commercially in June 2011, when his first single ‘The A Team’ debuted at number three on the UK Singles Chart. Buoyed by the chart success of the singles ‘The A Team’ and ‘Lego House’, Ed Sheeran’s debut album ‘+’ has been certified quadruple platinum in the UK and Ireland. Earlier in 2012, Ed Sheeran won two BRIT Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist, and British Breakthrough of the Year, while his track ‘The A Team’ also won the Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically. [...]

  2. Ed Sheeran announces extra O2 Dublin 2013 live concert date for Saturday January 12th! | Music Scene says:

    [...] Ed Sheeran broke through commercially in June 2011, when his first single ‘The A Team’ debuted at number three on the UK Singles Chart. Buoyed by the chart success of the singles ‘The A Team’ and ‘Lego House’, Ed Sheeran’s debut album ‘+’ has been certified quadruple platinum in the UK and Ireland. Earlier in 2012, Ed Sheeran won two BRIT Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist, and British Breakthrough of the Year, while his track ‘The A Team’ also won the Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically. [...]

  3. Ed Sheeran announces extra Odyssey Arena Belfast 2013 live concert date for Wednesday January 9th! | Music Scene says:

    [...] Ed Sheeran broke through commercially in June 2011, when his first single ‘The A Team’ debuted at number three on the UK Singles Chart. Buoyed by the chart success of the singles ‘The A Team’ and ‘Lego House’, Ed Sheeran’s debut album ‘+’ has been certified quadruple platinum in the UK and Ireland. Earlier in 2012, Ed Sheeran won two BRIT Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist, and British Breakthrough of the Year, while his track ‘The A Team’ also won the Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically. [...]

  4. Ed Sheeran confirms third O2 Dublin 2013 live concert date for Sunday January 13th! | Music Scene says:

    [...] Ed Sheeran broke through commercially in June 2011, when his first single ‘The A Team’ debuted at number three on the UK Singles Chart. Buoyed by the chart success of the singles ‘The A Team’ and ‘Lego House’, Ed Sheeran’s debut album ‘+’ has been certified quadruple platinum in the UK and Ireland. Earlier in 2012, Ed Sheeran won two BRIT Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist, and British Breakthrough of the Year, while his track ‘The A Team’ also won the Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically. [...]

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