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The Ivors
The Ivors

The Ivors with Apple Music is the UK's foremost celebration of creative excellence in songwriting and screen composition.

The Ivors returns on Thursday 19th May 2022

The Ivors celebrates creative excellence by British and Irish songwriters and screen composers. It is one of the most loved and respected moments in music.

Recognised as a pinnacle of achievement since they were first presented in 1956, The Ivors Academy presents Ivor Novello Awards for exceptional songwriting and composing. Each Ivor is unique as it represents peer recognition with categories judged by award-winning songwriters and composers from across the Academy’s membership.

The 67th presentation of Ivor Novello Awards at The Ivors with Apple Music will take place on Thursday 19th May 2022 at the Grosvenor House, London. Awards will be presented to recognise both creative excellence in the craft of specific works and the outstanding achievements of individual songwriters and screen composers.

The Academy accepts entries into seven of the fourteen award categories presented:

Rising Star Award with Apple Music

Best Album
Best Contemporary Song
Best Original Film Score
Best Original Video Game Score
Best Song Musically and Lyrically
Best Television Soundtrack

Entries Have Now Closed


Awards ceremony

The 67th presentation of Ivor Novello Awards at The Ivors with Apple Music will take place on Thursday 19th May at the Grosvenor House, London. Tickets will go on sale in January 2022.

  • Date
  • Time
    11:30 - 16:30
  • Address
    JW Marriott Grosvenor House London 86-90 Park Lane Mayfair London W1K 7TN
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Listen and watch on Apple Music

Discover music from the The Ivors winners and much more on Apple Music.

Listen to our specially curated playlists, watch interviews with our 2021 Rising Stars and their mentors, and delve into our archive of Ivor Novello Award winning songs, film, and television scores.

Latest Awards Snaps View all

🙏 @prsformusic for hosting a fabulous after #TheIvors party this #IvorsWeek

@michelleescoffery is🔥🔥🔥

😍Rising Star nominee Kamal. looking so fresh at today’s brunch for #TheIvors nominees and winners.

Another event to celebrate songwriters this #IvorsWeek

All the best bits from #TheIvors red carpet arrivals 🤩 ...

The 2021 Ivors Inspiration Award winners, @goldfrappmusic 💫

#TheIvors #IvorNovelloAward #AlisonGoldfrapp #WillGregory #Goldfrapp

Composer @garethcoker tells us about the creative process behind his beautiful (and now Ivor Novello Award winning!) score for @orithegame 💜🖤💙


Our amazing -25 board directors Hope and Imongen carrying on #TheIvors celebrations at the @prsformusic afterparty ...

@barneylister and @obongjayar win at The Ivors 🎉

Congrats to the pair who have won Best Song Musically and Lyrically with their incredible song God’s Own Children 🏆

#TheIvors #IvorNovelloAward #BarneyLister #Obongjayar #GodsOwnChildren

“It was such a fun songwriting experience” 🎼🎶

Ivor Novello Award winner @amyallen tells us what it was like to write Adore You with @tylersamj @kidharpoon and @harrystyles

#TheIvors #IvorNovelloAward #AmyAllen #TylerJohnson #KidHarpoon #HarryStyles #AdoreYou

It’s the legendary @tearsforfearsmusic, fresh from scooping the Ivor Novello Award for Ourstanding Song Collection


💗 Rising Star winners 2021 and 2020 @willowkayne and @mmmmysie


💛 Congratulations to the brilliant @liannelahavas who picks up an Ivor Novello Award for Best Album.


Special International Award winner @jonbonjovi couldn't attend the ceremony, but he did send us this 💌😭

#TheIvors #JonBonJovi #BonJovi

🎶🌍 SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL AWARD with @applemusic 🌍🎶

@jonbonjovi and @therealsambora @bonjovi
#TheIvors #IvorNovelloAward #JonBonJovi #RichieSambora #BonJovi

Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith @tearsforfearsmusic
#TheIvors #IvorNovelloAward #RolandOrzabal #CurtSmith #TearsForFears

@alison_goldfrapp and Will Gregory
#TheIvors #IvorNovelloAward #AlisonGoldfrapp #Will#Gregory #Goldfrapp

@celeste and @Bensbrother1
#TheIvors #IvorNovelloAward #Celeste #JamieHartman #SongwriteroftheYear

Mark-Anthony Turnage
#TheIvors #IvorNovelloAward #MarkAnthonyTurnage

🎶💿 The Ivors winner for BEST ALBUM 💿🎶
Lianne La Havas written by Matthew Hales and @liannelahavas
#TheIvors #IvorNovelloAward #MatthewHales #LianneLaHavas

Latest Tweets View all

Excited to be teaming with @netflix on a live virtual event next week🙌

Join #TheHarderTheyFall composer Jeymes Samuel as he talks with @lauramvula about the critically acclaimed movie.

📅 27th Jan, 6:30pm

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Introducing Cara Crosby-Irons✨

Cara is a singer-songwriter from North London and one of four music creators working alongside Ivor Novello Award winning producer, songwriter and drummer Cassell @TheBeatmaker.

Inside Track is brought to you by @itmpresents @ivorsacademy +@PPLUK

❗️CALLING ALL SONGWRITERS ❗️Entries to #TheIvors with @AppleMusic close this Friday 21 January. Don't miss your chance to celebrate some of the incredible songwriters working in the independent community! @IvorsAcademy https://t.co/74adt5tBAc

🚨 Last chance to enter THE BIGGEST award in songwriting 🚨

#TheIvors annual call for entries closes this Friday at 6pm. It's simple to make a submission:

1⃣ Take a look at the categories below
2⃣ Read the rules + guidelines on our website
3⃣ Submit!


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