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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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The Ivors Composer Awards Entries are open now

The Ivors Composer Awards take place on 1 December to recognise creative excellence in classical, jazz, and sound arts. Entries are open now until 16 July 2020.

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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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Join us and together we can campaign for the rights of music creators

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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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