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The Ivors 2020 sees the introduction of a new Ivor Novello Award – the Rising Star Award in association with Apple Music.

The Rising Star Award in association with Apple Music will honour young British or Irish songwriting and composing talent who demonstrate exceptional potential and ambition. In addition to receiving an Ivor Novello Award at the awards ceremony, the winner will also receive ongoing support and mentorship from the Apple Music team.

The Rising Star Award in association with Apple Music was free to enter. Entrants must be Under 25 members of The Ivors Academy. Find out more about Under 25 membership here. Entries closed on Monday 16 December 2019.

We will announce our five nominees in mid March 2020. The winner will be announced at The Ivors on Thursday 21 May 2020 at the Grosvenor House, London.

If you have any questions about the Rising Star Award in association with Apple Music, please contact awards@ivorsacademy.com

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Calling all video game composers - entries are now open for Best Original Video Game Score at #TheIvors 2020! Submit your works by 6 Feb✨
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The Ivors 2019 winner @robin_beanland
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🚨 Calling all exceptional songwriters & composers aged 18-24.
There is just one week left to enter the first ever Rising Star Award with @applemusic at The Ivors 2020.
Take a look at our story highlights ⬆️ for FAQ's and How To Enter, then just head to our website (link in bio) and submit your works by 16 Dec!
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🚨 There are just two weeks left to enter the first ever Rising Star Award with Apple Music at The Ivors 2020. Take a look at our story highlights ⬆️ for FAQ's and How To Enter, then just head to our website (link in bio) and submit your works by 16 Dec!
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Congratulations to @richardashcroftofficial who has been presented with an Ivor Novello Award for @prsformusic Outstanding Contribution to British Music . . .
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Congratulations to Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord (posthumous) and Ian Paice of Deep Purple who have been presented with the International Achievement Award . . .
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Congratulations to @dido who has won the Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Song Collection . . .
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Congratulations to @the1975’s @bedforddanes75 @1975adam @trumanblack & @rass1975 who have been awarded Songwriters of The Year . . .
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Congratulations to @wiley__ who has won The Ivors Inspiration Award . . .
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Congratulations to @bhwrd who has won an Ivor Novello Award for ‘Nica Libres at Dusk’ . . .
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Congratulations to @batforlashes and Dominik Scherrer who have won an Ivor Novello Award for ‘Requiem’ . . .
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Congratulations to @mariahcarey who has won the @prsformusic Special International Award at #TheIvors . . .
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Congratulations to Jonny Greenwood who has won an Ivor Novello Award for @phantomthread . . .
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Congratulations to @idlesband’s @jonbeavis, Mark Bowen, @adam_devonshire @leekiernan6 & Joseph Talbot who have won an Ivor Novello Award for ‘Joy As An Act of Resistance’ . . .
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Congratulations to Django Bates who has won The Ivors Jazz Award . . .
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Congratulations to @the1975’s @bedforddanes75 @1975adam @trumanblack & @rass1975 who have won an Ivor Novello Award for ‘Love It If We Made It’ . . .
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#TheIvors 2019 nominee for Best Original Video Game Score: Robin Beanland – ‘Sea of Thieves’ ...

#TheIvors 2019 nominee for Best Original Video Game Score: David Housden – ‘Q.U.B.E. 2’ ...

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