PJ Harvey wins Ivor Novello award for Album of the Year
In what seems like the 100th award (deserved though!) given this year to her, musician PJ Harvey has won an Ivor Novello for Album of the Year.
Harvey's Let England Shake album has won countless awards, including the Mercury Prize, Mojo's Album of the Year, NME's Album of the Year and many others.
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