The Beatles receive three Ivor Novello awards

The Beatles were given three prestigious Ivor Novello awards on this day in recognition of their outstanding achievements in 1965.

‘Yesterday’ was judged to be the most outstanding song of the year. The other two awards were for sales: ‘We Can Work It Out’ was the top-selling single of 1965, while ‘Help!’ was the second-best selling.

Last updated: 4 November 2010
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