Songwriter of the Year

March 14, 1985

George won his first two Ivor Novello Awards for Songwriter of the Year and Most Performed Work with Careless Whisper. The Ivor Novello Awards are presented annually in London by the British Academy of Composers and Songwriters. George would go on to be nominated several other times. He won the award four more times in 1989, 1996 and 1997.