Jimmy Napes named SESAC’s Songwriter of the Year

Jimmy Napes has been named as SESAC’s Songwriter of the Year at the organisation’s 20th annual pop awards.

Taking place on Monday 18 April at Cipriani 42nd Street on Monday 18 April, the Disclosure and Sam Smith collaborator was named as Songwriter of the Year as well as receiving the award for Song of the Year for writing Sam Smith’s I’m Not The Only One.

Previously, Jimmy also won the same accolade in 2015 as well as the Song of the Year prize for another Sam Smith hit, Stay With Me.

In addition to his string of radio successes, both Jimmy and Sam recently won an Academy Award for best original song for Writing’s On The Wall from the James Bond film Spectre.

Universal Tunes was also named Publisher of the Year at the event in New York.

The full list of winners is below

Songwriter of the Year:
Jimmy Napes (PRS)

Song of the Year:
I’m Not The Only One
Written by Jimmy Napes (PRS)
Published by: Salli Isaak Music Publishing (PRS), Universal Tunes

Publisher of the Year:
Universal Tunes

Performance activity:
Post To Be
Recorded by: Omarion feat. Chris Brown
Songwriter: Omarion
Publisher: Sony ATV Sounds, Mr. Grandberry OS Music

I Don’t F*** With You
Recorded by: Big Sean feat. E-40
Songwriter: Dacoury Natche
Publisher(s): Dahi Productions, Sony/ATV Sonata, SONGS Music Publishing

Classic Man
Recorded by Jidenna feat. Roman GianArthur
Songwriter: Charli XCX (PRS)
Publisher: Stellar Songs Ltd (PRS), Sony ATV Sounds

Marvin Gaye
Recorded by Charlie Puth feat. Meghan Trainor
Songwriter: Jacob Luttrell
Publisher(s): LSLX Music, Artist Publishing Group East, WBM Music Corp., Warner Chappell Music Inc.

Lay Me Down
Recorded by: Sam Smith
Songwriter(s): Jimmy Napes (PRS), Elvin Smith (PRS)
Publisher(s): Salli Isaak Music Publishing (PRS), Universal Tunes

Believe
Recorded by: Mumford & Sons
Songwriter(s): Benjamin Lovett (PRS), Edward Dwane (PRS), Marcus Mumford (PRS), Winston Marshall (PRS)
Publisher(s): Universal Music Publishing Limited (PRS), Universal Tunes

The Wolf
Recorded by: Mumford & Sons
Songwriter(s): Benjamin Lovett (PRS), Edward Dwane (PRS), Marcus Mumford (PRS), Winston Marshall (PRS)
Publisher(s): Universal Music Publishing Limited (PRS), Universal Tunes

The Matrimony
Recorded by: Wale feat. Usher
Songwriter: Sam Dew
Publisher(s): By The Chi Publishing, Sony/ATV Sonata

Same Old Love
Recorded by: Selena Gomez
Songwriter: Charli XCX
Publisher: Stellar Songs Ltd. (PRS), Sony ATV Sounds

Beg For It
Recorded by: Iggy Azalea feat. M0
Songwriter: Charli XCX
Publisher: Stellar Songs Lt. (PRS), Sony ATV Sounds

Comfortable
Recorded by: K Camp
Songwriter: Cesar Ramirez
Publisher: Cesar Ramirez Music

Love Myself
Recorded by: Hailee Steinfeld
Songwriter: Oscar Holter (STIM)
Publisher: Lionheart Music (STIM), Universal Polygram International Tunes Inc., Universal Tunes

Should’ve Been Us
Recorded by: Tori Kelly
Songwriter: Oscar Holter (STIM)
Publisher(s): Lionheart Music (STIM), Universal Polygram International Tunes Inc., Universal Tunes

I Don’t Like It, I Love It
Recorded by: Flo Rida feat. Robin Thicke
Songwriter: Jacob Luttrell
Publisher(s): LSLX, Artist Publishing Group East, WBM Music Corp., Warner Chappell Music Inc.

The Fix
Recorded by Nelly feat. Jeremih
Publisher: SONGS Music Publishing

No Role Modelz
Recorded by: J. Cole
Songwriter: Darius Barnes
Publisher(s): Cool Kids Go Vinyl, Slapademiks, BMG Silver Songs US

Beautiful Life
Recorded by: Nick Fradiani
Songwriter: Ayanna Ray
Publisher: John’s Daughter

Stay With Me
Recorded by: Sam Smith
Songwriter(s): Jimmy Napes (PRS), Williams Phillips (PRS)
Publisher(s): Salli Isaak Music Publishing (PRS), Method Paperwork LTD (PRS), Universal Tunes

Best Day Of My Life
Recorded by: American Authors
Songwriter(s): Zac Barnett, James Shelley
Publisher(s): Zac Barnett Publishing, James Shelley Publishing

Boom Clap
Recorded by: Charli XCX
Songwriter: Charli XCX (PRS)
Publisher(s): Stellar Songs Ltd. (PRS), Sony ATV Sounds

Latch
Recorded by: Disclosure feat. Sam Smith
Songwriter(s): Howard Lawrence (PRS), Guy Lawrence (PRS), Jimmy Napes (PRS)
Publisher(s): Universal Music Publishing Limited (PRS), Salli Isaak Music Publishing (PRS), Universal Tunes