Calvin Harris wins Songwriter of the Year Award

DJ and Producer Calvin Harris made musical history when he picked up the prestigious Songwriter of the Year Award at today’s Ivor Novello Awards.

Presenting Calvin Harris with the award, Radio 1 DJ Pete Tong, said, “dance music and DJs never believed they belonged in this room before. Now we have a role model.”

Calvin joked about his songwriting style as he collected the award, saying, “like my lyrics, I’ll keep this brief and repetitive… This is easily the greatest achievement of my life.”

The Ivor Novello Awards celebrate, honour and reward excellence in songwriting and composing.  They are presented by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors and judged by the writing community.

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