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What are The Ivors Composer Awards?

The Ivors Composer Awards is the awards ceremony at which Ivor Novello Awards are presented to celebrate contemporary UK classical, jazz and sound art. Founded in 2003, The Ivors Composer Awards were known as the British Composer Awards until 2019.

Ivor Novello Awards presented at The Ivors Composer Awards recognise individual classical and jazz compositions, jazz albums and sound art. Awards are also presented to recognise the sustained career of exceptional UK composers.

The Ivors Composer Awards are sponsored by PRS for Music. The awards presentation is in association with BBC Radio 3 providing exclusive broadcast coverage of the event.

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