Dido, Pop Idol winner Will Young and Scottish group BELLE + SebastiAn will compete for this year's (04) top prize at next month's (MAY04) Ivor Novello AWARDS in London.

The three acts are the favourites to receive the prestigious Best Song Award at the ceremony, while Young's LEAVE RIGHT NOW has also been nominated among the Best-Selling UK Singles.

Dido's WHITE FLAG and Belle and Sebastian's STEP INTO MY OFFICE BABY are Young's opposition for Best Song, while Ozzy + Kelly Osbourne's Christmas duet CHANGES and Mad World by Michael Andrews and Gary Jules will challenge Young for the Best-selling award.

Meanwhile, Kylie Minogue is the favourite to take home this year's (04) Best Contemporary Song with SLOW.

27/04/2004 21:25