(ANI): Sir Paul McCartney has been named Songwriter of The Year at
the 29th Annual ASCAP Awards in London. The event took place on
Wednesday (14Oct09), reports Contactmusic. Coldplay's Viva La Vida
picked up Song of the Year honours at the event while The Ting
Tings and Calvin Harris were handed special awards.
The awards presentation honoured songwriters and publishers of
the most performed works in the U.S. During 2008. Other winners
event included Phil Collins, who collected his 11th award for his
hit In The Air Tonight and songwriter Steve Booker was honoured for
his Duffy hit Mercy.