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The biggest and most prestigious music awards for songwriters and composers

The Ivors Academy celebrates the craft and achievements of songwriters and composers by presenting Ivor Novello Awards at The Ivors with Amazon Music and The Ivors Classical Awards.

Awarded to songwriters and composers for their craft and achievements since 1956, each winner receives an iconic Ivor Novello statuette and joins a roll call of greats.

They are judged by acclaimed music creators from the Academy and are the only awards for songwriters and composers judged by their peers.

The Ivors celebrates creative excellence in British and Irish songwriting and screen composition. Winners include our foremost songwriters including Adele, Stormzy, Cathy Dennis, Sting, Little Simz, Annie Lennox, Amy Winehouse, Dave, Paul McCartney, John Lennon and Joan Armatrading.

The Ivors Classical Awards celebrates creative excellence in British and Irish composing for classical and sound art. They have recognised the achievements of some the UK’s most talented composers including Sally Beamish, Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Tansy Davies, Jonny Greenwood, Anna Meredith, Sir John Tavener, John Rutter, Mark-Anthony Turnage, Errollyn Wallen, Roderick Williams and many more.


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