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Nominations for The Ivors 2020 have been announced

We announce the nominations for The Ivors with Apple Music for 2020, across seven categories for songs, albums, film, television and video game scores.

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Apply to our Music Creators Mentoring Programme

Together with Help Musicians and the support of The Ivors Academy Trust we are pleased to launch a brand new mentoring scheme for members of The Ivors Academy.

Apply by 12 August

Introducing the Rising Stars with Apple Music

We’ve revealed the first ever Rising Star nominees, a brand new award category for The Ivors 2020.

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Together with the Musicians’ Union we have launched a new campaign to create a music industry that works for music creators. It’s time to #FixStreaming and #KeepMusicAlive.

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Coronavirus advice and support

Read useful information and take our survey for music creators impacted by COVID-19

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Get up there with the greats

Be part of our community of talented songwriters and composers as you develop your craft

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Raise your voice

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The Ivors Academy of Music Creators is the home of all songwriters and composers. For over 70 years we’ve represented music creators in the UK, and have bestowed the biggest honours in the industry to giants of modern composition and songwriting.

The Ivors preview image Winners will be announced on 2 September 2020


The Ivors celebrate excellence in songwriting and screen composition across works released in the UK during the award year and also recognise the wider contribution of outstanding music creators.

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Previously known as the British Composer Awards, The Ivors Composer Awards celebrate excellence in composing across contemporary classical, jazz and sonic art.

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