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Ivors Week 2023 is coming soon. Monday 15th to Friday 20th May will see a week of events celebrating songwriters and supporting up-and-coming music creators through The Ivors Academy Trust.

Last year, Ray BLK, Jack Garratt, Fiona Bevan and Sam Ryder led the celebration. Find out more about Ivors Week 2022

2022 events

Behind the Songs

Ivors Week launched with Behind the Songs, hosted by presenter Nada, who was in conversation with singer-songwriter Sam Ryder. There were also performances from Kizzy Crawford, IMOGEN and Hope Winter.

The David Ferguson lecture

Tuesday saw livestream of the David Ferguson lecture exploring Music & Mental Health with support from Miloco Studios and BAPAM – the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine. The panellists were songwriters Ray BLK and Jack Garratt, co-author of Can Music Make You Sick? Sally Anne Gross, Sony Music’s Elton Jackson and Denise Devenish. Watch again

Credits Due workshop graphic

Credits Due – It starts with the song: how do we identify songwriters?

This workshop was all about the first step in the process and lifecycle of a music career — songwriting — led by Fiona Bevan with a selection of industry experts.

Watch again to  understand what songwriters at any stage in their journey need to know on understanding song metadata and the fundamentals of getting paid. Watch again

The Ivors with Apple Music

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

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