The troubled singer received another acknowledment on her music works after winning one of the categories at the Ivor Novello Awards.
More good news comes from Amy Winehouse as the actress was picked as one the winners of the 2008 Ivor Novello Awards. The troubled singer grabbed the award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically for her single "Love Is A Losing Game".
Unfortunately, Amy didn't accept the awards herself as she arrived late at the event. On the stage, receiving the award on the singer's behalf was her father Mick, who also explained her daughter's condition on his speech saying, "She's sorry she can't be here but she sends her love. She is getting better and she'd like to send her love to everyone at the Ivors who first recognized her talent."
Beside Amy, some famous names such as Phil Collins, Mika and Diane Warren also managed to take home some awards. Phil grabbed the International Achievement award, Mika took home the Songwriter Of The Year, while Diane Warren receives The Special International Award.
Meanwhile, Amy herself has recently been included as the latest addition to perform at the 2008 Glastonbury Festival, held on June 27-29. At the event she will be performing on June 28 just before the main act Jay-Z takes the stage.
Here are the partial winners of the Ivor Novello Awards:
- Best Song Musically & Lyrically : Amy Winehouse
- Best Contemporary Song: "People Help the People, performed by Cherry Ghost
- Best Television Soundtrack: "Oliver Twist"
- Best Original Film Score: "Atonement"
- PRS Most-Performed Work: "Shine", by Take That
- Best Selling British Song: "Beautiful Liar", by Beyonce Knowles and Shakira
- Album Award: "In Rainbows", Radiohead
- International Achievement: Phil Collins
- Outstanding song collection: Gabrielle
- Songwriter Of The Year: Mika
- The special international award: Diane Warren
- Lifetime acheivement: David Gilmour