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Playlist: Ivor Novello Awards 2019

As the 64th Ivor Novello Awards ceremony looms, we take a closer look at this year’s nominees and find an exciting crop of songwriting talent in the running.

2019 Ivors nominations revealed

Ghetts, Arctic Monkeys, Idles and Jorja Smith are among the composers, artists and songwriters shortlisted for the 2019 Ivor Novello Awards.

Featured artist: thatmanmonkz

Sheffield producer thatmanmonkaz has been a key player in his home's electronic scene, drawing the dots between hip hop, soul and afrobeat. He's currently keying a long-awaited release on Luke Solomon’s ace Classic label...

30 seconds interview: Clubs and Spades

Sheffield’s Clubs and Spades blend live instruments with hip hop beats to power their sound. Having opened for Public Enemy and been backed by Radio 1’s Charlie Sloth, their star is on the up and up…