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The Ivors

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

2023 DATE ANNOUNCED

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.

The Ivors are one of the most loved and respected moments in music. Presented to songwriters and screen composers for their creative achievements since 1956, each winner receives a hand-crafted Ivor Novello Award and joins a roll call of greats that includes Adele, Stormzy, Cathy Dennis, Annie Lennox, Amy Winehouse, Dave, Paul McCartney, John Lennon and Joan Armatrading.

Ivor Novello Awards are judged by acclaimed songwriters and composers from The Ivors Academy. This peer recognition makes the awards so special and respected.

Tickets on sale for The Ivors, Monday 20th February
Nominations announced, Tuesday 18th April

Ivors Week, supporting The Ivors Academy Trust, returns for a third year from Monday 15th May – Friday 19th May.

The 68th presentation of The Ivors takes place on Thursday 18th May 2023 at the Grosvenor House in London.

Awards ceremony

The 68th presentation of Ivor Novello Awards at The Ivors take place on Thursday 18th May 2023 at the Grosvenor House, London. Tickets go on sale from Monday 20th February.

  • Date
  • Time
    11:30 - 17:00
  • Address
    JW Marriott Grosvenor House London 86-90 Park Lane Mayfair London W1K 7TN
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🚨There is ONE DAY left to enter the Rising Star Award at #TheIvors 2023! 🚨

📝 Open to songwriters & composers aged 18-24
🎶 Enter works across ANY genre
🗓 Deadline: TOMORROW AT 5pm

All nominees will receive support, including mentoring from an acclaimed Academy member.
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🔔 One week to enter #TheIvors 2023🔔

The annual call for works is open now across six song and screen music categories and the Rising Star Award.

Entries close on January 20th at 5pm.
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Presented to songwriters and screen composers for their creative achievements since 1956, #TheIvors are one of the most loved and respected moments in music.

Tickets for this year's award ceremony go on sale on Monday 20th February - save the date!

📸 Fran Healy, Best Contemporary Song and Songwriter of the Year winner at The Ivors in 2000.
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Calling all video game composers 🎮

Have you composed music for a game released last year?

Don't miss your chance to enter #TheIvors Best Original Video Game Score category. Submit by Friday 20th January.

📸 2022 winner @richardjacquescomposer

Info & guidelines in our bio.
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Entries have opened for The Ivors, the most prestigious and respected awards for songwriters and composers.

Enter by 20 January across 7 categories

⚡️Rising Star Award
⚡️Best Album
⚡️Best Contemporary Song
⚡️Best Song Musically and Lyrically
⚡️Best Original Film Score
⚡️Best Original Video Game Score
⚡️Best Television Soundtrack

Judged by acclaimed songwriters and composers from the Academy, winners join a roll call of greats including @thecure #stormzy #amywinehouse @adele @shakira @sam_fender @santandave and many more.

Free entry for under-25 members for the Rising Star Award, discounted entry for members in all other categories.

Link in bio.

#theivors #songwriters #screencomposers #musicawards
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Queen 👸

#Shakira #TheIvors
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We are beyond honoured that Peter Gabriel became the latest Fellow of The Ivors Academy today.

This is the highest honour we bestow and is in recognition of Peter’s outstanding contributions as a musician, innovator, humanitarian and songwriter.

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Worthy recipient of Outstanding Song Collection at #TheIvors - Paul Heaton.

His exceptional talent at observing and challenging society with a pop sensibility has resulted in his place as one of this country’s finest songwriters.

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❤️‍🔥❤️‍🔥❤️‍🔥 @thecure’s @robertsmith and Simon Gallup - winners of The @prsformusic Icon Award at #theivors

Undeniably two of music’s most inspiring and influential songwriters. True cultural icons.

#robertsmith #thecure
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And that’s a wrap! What a day 😍

Here are some of the best bits from the ceremony.

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Fresh from winning this year’s @prsformusic Icon Award 🤩

@thecure’s Simon Gallup and @robertsmith 👏

#TheIvors
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A Fellowship is the highest honour that the Academy bestows, recognising excellence in the art and craft of music creation.

Joining a roster of songwriting greats we are delighted to present the Academy Fellowship to @itspetergabriel

#TheIvors #PeterGabriel
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What winning an Ivor Novello Award for Best Album means to the wonderful Laura Mvula.

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The Special International Award with @applemusic goes to @shakira 🌍✨

#TheIvors #Shakira
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🏆 The @PRSforMusic Icon Award goes to @thecure’s @robertsmith & Simon Gallup

#TheIvors #RobertSmith #SimonGallup #TheCure
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The Ivors Songwriter of the Year is @Santandave ✨🤩

#TheIvors #SantanDave #Dave
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@yardmanflo and @littlesimz take home the Ivor for Best Contemporary Song with I Love You, I Hate You 🎼🎤

#TheIvors #Inflo #LittleSimz
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UK Parliament is debating the ‘Potential impact of artificial intelligence on intellectual property rights for creative workers’ and we want to ensure your voices are heard.

Send your thoughts and experiences to paul.mortimer@ivorsacademy.com by Tuesday 31 January, 9am.

UK Parliament is debating the ‘Potential impact of artificial intelligence on intellectual property rights for creative workers’ and we want to ensure your voices are heard.

Send your thoughts and experiences to paul.mortimer@ivorsacademy.com by Tuesday 31 January, 9am.

📣 POWER UP is open for applications!

Black music creators & industry professionals can apply for support including:

● Grants up to £15k
● Capacity building & mentoring
● Support from partners
● Marketing support

Apply now: https://t.co/UkJXCJfZzi

DEADLINE: 20th Feb @ 6pm

📢 Calling all musicians in the UK: Take the #MusiciansCensus2023 to help us understand how best to represent and support today’s musicians and the musicians of the future.

🔗https://t.co/rL6wioHlwb

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