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SSE Scottish Music Awards: Susan Boyle, Annie Lennox, Snow Patrol and Mark Knopfler among stars hailed at SSE Scottish Music Awards

December 5, 2018

Susan Boyle, Annie Lennox, Snow Patrol and Mark Knopfler among stars hailed at SSE Scottish Music Awards. The awards, dubbed the Tartan Clefs, are staged in aid of the Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy charity and other winners included rockers Snow Patrol and Mark Knopfler. […] Snow Patrol were named Artist of the Year and the Ticketmaster… Read More ›

UTV: Gary Lightbody on receiving an award for his ‘outstanding contribution to music’

Gary Lightbody talked to UTV after receiving an award for his ‘outstanding contribution to music’.

BBC NI: Gary Lightbody on receiving Northern Ireland Music Prize

Gary Lightbody talked to BBC News NI after receiving an award for his ‘outstanding contribution to music’. Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody to receive award for ‘outstanding contribution to music’

Gary Lightbody will receive an award for his ‘outstanding contribution to music’ at the Northern Ireland Music Prize next month. Lightbody is the first recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Music award, which will be presented to him at the Ulster Hall, Belfast, on November 15. The presentation is in recognition of his exceptional contribution… Read More ›

SundayPost: Snow Patrol and Tom Grennan announced for 20th edition of the SSE Scottish Music Awards

SNOW Patrol and Tom Grennan have been announced as the first nominees and performers for the 2018 SSE Scottish Music Awards. The star-studded event will take place in Glasgow and is held in partnership with the Nordoff Robbins Scotland music charity. Organisers say it’ll be the biggest bash yet as the awards celebrate their 20th edition,… Read More ›

Johnny McDaid wins Ivor Novello Award Derry’s Johnny McDaid wins Ivor Novello award for work on Ed Sheeran hit ‘Shape of You’ McDaid, who is a member of Snow Patrol, wrote the popular song with Sheeran and Steve Mac and it was named as the Most Performed Work during Thursday afternoon’s ceremony in central London. The category credits material that received the… Read More ›

Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” nominated for Ivor Novello Award

Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” has been nominated for an Ivor Novello award in the category PRS for Music Most Performed Work. The song was co-written by Johnny McDaid. The winners in each category will be announced at the award ceremony, hosted by Paul Gambaccini, at the Grosvenor House, London on Thursday 31st May 2018. Oscars: Taylor Swift, Nick Jonas Among Eligible Writers as Academy Announces 70 Best Song Choices

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 70 songs are currently in contention for nominations to the best original song category. That’s down from 93 eligible songs last year, although it represents a substantial increase from lean years like 2010, when the number of tunes making the cut was a mere… Read More ›