Sir Bob Geldof and glamorous wife Jeanne Marine coordinate in sharp suits as they walk the star-studded red carpet at the Ivor Novello Awards
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Sir Bob Geldof and his wifeJeanne Marine opted for smart looks as they arrived at Grosvenor House for the Ivor Novello Awards on Thursday evening.
Coordinating in sharp suits, the couple joined a host of star-studded arrivals at the annual ceremony, where Sting was honoured with a fellowship.
Trudie, 69, oozed style in a grey suit with oversized lapels, which she teamed with a chic frilled blouse and a pair of cool platform heels.
She wore her auburn locks swept up into an updo and finished the outfit with a pair of quirky shades and a pair of hoop earrings.
Meanwhile, Sir Bob rocked a pinstripe double breasted jacket over a black turtleneck jumper with a pair of grey trousers and suede boots.
Prestigious ceremony:Sir Bob Geldof and his wife Jeanne Marine opted for smart looks as they arrived at Grosvenor House for the Ivor Novello Awards on Thursday evening
Sting, James, Harry Styles and Raye were among the winners at this year's Ivor Novello Awards with Amazon Music.
The former Police frontman performed a special rendition of his song Message in a Bottle at the ceremony as he was honoured with the prestigious Fellowship of The Ivors Academy, joining the likes of Sir Paul McCartney and Kate Bush.
Raye performed Escapism, and she and her co-writers 070 Shake and Mike Sabath won the award for Best Contemporary Song for the track.
An emotional Raye was reduced to tears as she was handed her gong, and she used her acceptance speech to urge major record labels to do more to help songwriters earn more for their work.
She said: 'I've really fought really hard [for this]… I started my songwriting career when I was 14 years old after school at BRITs School… I was like I just need to be the best I can be. I saw one of these [awards] at 15 and I was like, 'Oh my goodness.' So this is ridiculous.
'I have to take this opportunity to address all the major label representatives in this room. It would be an insult to suggest that you go to work for free, it's an insult that you think that songwriters should do the same. It's time … Songwriters are the beating heart of this industry and it's time to show songwriters respect, I had to use this opportunity to say this.
'Thank you so much to the Ivors Academy.'
Looking good: Coordinating in sharp suits, the couple joined a host of star-studded arrivals at the annual ceremony, where Sting was honoured with a fellowship
Matilda Mann also sang, treating the audience to a cover of Blondie's Heart of Glass in honour of the group's Debbie Harry and Chris Stein receiving the Special International Award.
British indie band James – comprising Tim Booth, Saul Davies, Jim Glennie, Larry Gott and Mark Hunter - scooped the PRS for Music Icon Award.
Speaking on the red carpet ahead of the ceremony, Tim quipped about the honour: 'Every day I get up and look in the mirror and go, 'There goes an icon.'
Insisting that the focus for the group is to keep making new music and not allowing themselves to become a heritage act that only plays their greatest hits on tour, he added: 'We don't look back. We never listen to our back catalogue, we're always looking forward.
Fashion:Trudie, 69, oozed style in a grey suit with oversized lapels, which she teamed with a chic frilled blouse and a pair of cool platform heels
'We think one of the best records we made was the last record and we keep being bloody-minded and we change the set at every gig and we play a lot of new songs and our audience get it and the ones that don't they don't and they don't come and we're happy with that and we've always been happy with that …
'We've always been like, 'People will catch up with great music, so just do your thing and they will come to you in the end.'
Other winners included Charli XCX, who scooped the Visionary Award with Amazon Music, Little Mix, Dua Lipa and The Saturdays' songwriter Kamille, who was honoured with the Outstanding Song Collection award, and Victoria Canal, who took home the Rising Star Award with Amazon Music.
IVOR NOVELLO AWARDS 2023 WINNERS
11 - written by Dean 'Inflo' Josiah Cover, Jamar McNaughton, Cleopatra Nikolic and Jack Peñate, performed by SAULT - WINNER
No Thank You - written by Dean 'Inflo' Josiah Cover, Little Simz and
Cleopatra Nikolic, performed by Little Simz
Skinty Fia - written by Grian Chatten, Thomas Coll, Conor Curley, Conor
Deegan and Carlos O'Connell, performed by Fontaines DC
Some Nights I Dream Of Doors - written by Barney Lister and Obongjayar, performed by Obongjayar
The Car - written by Alex Turner, performed by Arctic Monkeys
Best Contemporary Song
Cold Summer - written by Wesley Joseph and Leon Vynehall, performed by Wesley Joseph
Escapism - written by 070 Shake, Raye and Mike Sabath, performed by Raye and 070 Shake - WINNER
Hide and Seek - written by Owen Cutts, P2J, PRGRSHN and Stormzy, performed by Stormzy
Leon The Professional - written by Knucks, Venna and Toshifumi Hinata, performed by Knucks
Payback - written by Knucks, Kojey Radical and Swindle, performed by
Kojey Radical featuring Knucks
Best Original Film Score
Avatar: The Way Of Water - composed by Simon Franglen
Death On The Nile - composed by Patrick Doyle
Don't Worry Darling - composed by John Powell - WINNER
Mrs Harris Goes To Paris - composed by Rael Jones
The Electrical Life Of Louis Wain - composed by Arthur Sharpe
Best Original Video Game Score
Gotham Knights - composed by The Flight
Horizon Forbidden West - composed by Joris de Man, Oleksa Lozowchuk and The Flight
Mario + Rabbids Sparks Of Hope - composed by Gareth Coker, Grant - WINNER
Kirkhope and Yoko Shimomura
Outstanding Song Collection:
Kamille - WINNER
PRS for Music Icon Award:
Tim Booth, Saul Davies, Jim Glennie, Larry Gott and Mark Hunter for James - WINNER
Visionary Award with Amazon Music:
Charli XCX - WINNER
Best Song Musically and Lyrically
As It Was - written by Kid Harpoon, Tyler Johnson and Harry Styles, performed by Harry Styles
Best Day Of My Life - written by Laurie Blundell and Tom Odell, performed by Tom Odell
Complex - written and performed by Katie Gregson-Macleod
King - written by Jack Antonoff and Florence Welch, performed by Florence + The Machine - WINNER
Stronger - written by Dean 'Inflo' Josiah Cover and Cleopatra Nikolic, performed by SAULT
PRS for Music Most Performed Work
As It Was - written by Kid Harpoon, Tyler Johnson and Harry Styles, performed by Harry Styles - WINNER
Bad Habits - written by FRED, Johnny McDaid and Ed Sheeran, performed by Ed Sheeran
Heat Waves - written by Dave Bayley, performed by Glass Animals
Running Up That Hill - written and performed by Kate Bush
Shivers - written by Johnny McDaid, Kal Lavelle, Steve Mac and Ed Sheeran, performed by Ed Sheeran
Best Television Soundtrack
Bad Sisters - composed by PJ Harvey and Tim Phillips
Elizabeth: The Unseen Queen - composed by David Schweitzer
The Midwich Cuckoos - composed by Hannah Peel - WINNER
The Responder - composed by Matthew Herbert
The Thief, His Wife And The Canoe - composed by Harry Escott and Ben Pearson
Rising Star Award
Victoria Canal - WINNER
Songwriter of the Year
Central Cee and Young Chencs
Florence Welch (Florence + The Machine)
George Daniel and Matty Healy (The 1975)
Harry Styles and Kid Harpoon
Rhian Teasdale and Hester Chambers (Wet Leg) - WINNER
Special International Award:
Debbie Harry and Chris Stein -WINNER