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Clean Bandit and Ed Sheeran win big at Ivor Novello Awards

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Singer-songwriters Ed Sheeran, Clean Bandit and Hozier scoop wins at the 60th Anniversary Ivor Novello Awards in London. Rough Cut (No reporter narration)

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**EDITORS PLEASE NOTE CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY** ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION Clean Bandit scooped two Ivor Novello Awards in London on Thursday (May 21). The ceremony at Grosvenor House on London's Park Lane marked the 60th anniversary of the prestigious awards which celebrate, honour and reward excellence in British and Irish songwriting and composing. New stars including Hozier, Clean Bandit and George Ezra were joined on the carpet by old time legends like Queen's Brian May, and Sir Bob Geldof. Clean Bandit and James Napier (better known as Jimmy Napes) picked up two awards on the day. They won the PRS for Music Most Performed Work Award and Best Contemporary Song. Napier was also nominated for his contribution to Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me'. Ed Sheeran continued his winning streak, having won two Brit Awards earlier in the year, picking up the acclaimed Songwriter of the Year Award, presented to him by his friend Sir Elton John. Irish singer-songwriter Hozier, won Best Song Musically and Lyrically for 'Take Me To Church'. Later he reflected on his win saying that it was life-affirming. Bombay Bicycle Club scooped the album award. Boy George flew back from the US to receive the Outstanding Contribution to British Music and Albert Hammond won the award for Outstanding Song Collection.

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Clean Bandit and Ed Sheeran win big at Ivor Novello Awards

12:01pm EDT - 01:22