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Lily Allen, Dizzee Rascal Get Two Nominations at Ivor Novello Awards

April 21, 2010 (3:07 am) GMT
Girls Aloud, La Roux and James Morrison are also listed in this year's nominations list of the songwriting awards show.
Lily Allen, Dizzee Rascal Get Two Nominations at Ivor Novello Awards

has been given a boost before her imminent retirement from pop - she's received two songwriting nominations for the 2010 Ivor Novello Awards in Britain. The singer's hit "The Fear" will compete for the Best Song Musically & Lyrically and Most Performed Work prizes at the 55th annual ceremony, which recognizes excellence in British music writing.

Meanwhile her former tourmate, hip-hop star , has also scooped a pair of nominations - his track "Bonkers" is up for Best Contemporary Song and his "Tongue N' Cheek" LP is on the Album Award shortlist. Other songs nominated for Ivor Novello Awards, which will be handed out in London next month, include 's "The Promise", 's "In for the Kill" and 's "Broken Strings".

Allen will bow out of the music industry after performing her last gig with rapper at the Wireless festival in July.

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