Warner/Chappell tops Ivors nominations list

Warner/Chappell's success at nurturing songwriting talent is highlighted in this year's Ivor Novellos nominations, just as it switches emphasis away from signing new writers.

The publisher has received an unrivalled eight mentions in the shortlist announced today, double its tally last year and combining already-proven songwriters such as Dido and Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood with newer tunesmsiths such as Goldfrapp.

Newer songwriters are represented across the nominations list as a whole with the likes of Hero/Universal Music's Dizzee Rascal and EMI Music-signed ...

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