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Posted: 26 May 05, 18:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Queen were honored With 2 Ivor Novello Awards at the 50th 2005 Ceremony.

Queen Had The Prestigous honor of being presented with 2 Ivor Novello Awards at the 50th Gala occasion of the ceremony held Thursday May 26, 2005 in London, England at the Grosvenor House, Park Lane.

Queen were honored with their exceptional achievements in these 2 Major categories:

Oustanding Song Collection, for Queen being saluted by The Academy as the "Creator of a lifetime achievement of an outstanding body of work."

Song Of The Decade 1975-1984, for Bohemian Rhapsody which was voted by the public through the UK's most listened to radio station, BBC Radio 2. "Unique to this year as part of the 50th anniversary of the Ivors, Songs of the Decade was devised by the Academy as an attempt to find the most influential songs of the last 50 years. The voting criteria was considered to be the song's influence on other writers, it's originality and the effect it had on the time."

Brian & Roger personally were on hand to graciously accept both Awards.

The Ivor Novello Awards is significant in that it is Britain's only award ceremony that pays special recognition and honor to songwriters. The Novello's honor Britain's finest in music artists in recognition of their achievements and influences as songwriters, musicians, and performers. International Awards are also presented in recognition of special achievements.

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Posted: 26 May 05, 18:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted: 26 May 05, 18:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Double post Yay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted: 26 May 05, 18:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Super Yay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted: 26 May 05, 20:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

That's great! :)


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Posted: 27 May 05, 06:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

They are still pure champions

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Posted: 27 May 05, 11:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

They actually won 2. Also won song of the decade for Bo Rhap. See Brian's web site.

My mate was actually there doing corporate entertainment stuff and he went a bit wild in his support of Brian and Roger.

Here's his report to me on the night:

"You'd have been proud of me yesterday. I was at The Ivors, and Queen got an award for an outstanding body of work. Brian and Anita and Roger and MysteryBlonde were there, and walked past me with a polite nod. When they got up on stage I led a standing ovation for the boys - well, a few others out of the 1000 people in the room stood up - but my god my hands hurt after I'd stopped clapping (not in a Radio Ga Ga style either). They looked genuinely humbled (about the award rather than the clapping) and Roger and Brian said some interesting things that I'll tell you about. As it was an untelevised industry gig they were more candid than at a Big
Show:

* They think the Ivors are the only real awards that count - and were moved to get another one
* They genuinely like their record company and want to stay there
* After Freddie died they shunned their back catalogue and didn't want to think of their time together. However a couple of years ago they realised they should be proud of it all, and have again embraced their work.
* Brian thinks red clogs and a long red jacket looks cool - it didn't. Massive hair from him and also Roger (the second Roger Taylor to get an award yesterday). Anita's hair has changed - looked good.

Other musos there? Lou Reed, Rolf Harris, The Darkness, Geldof and Ure, Duran Duran, Steve Harley, Sir John Tavener, Sting, Roger Daltrey, Tom Jones, Feargal Sharkey, Keith Richards' son Marlon, "whispering" Bob Harris and a pile of others I've forgotten. Mighty."


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Posted: 27 May 05, 13:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Great news!!!...

Somebody knows is there any image(s) from the ceremony?

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Posted: 27 May 05, 14:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

thats great news thanks for posting it arlene:)


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Posted: 27 May 05, 22:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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