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Nominations Announced for The Ivors 2019

We are delighted to announce the songwriters and composers nominated for the 2019 Ivor Novello Awards.

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Graham Davies, CEO, introduces The Ivors Academy

This month we take the bold step of launching The Ivors Academy of Music Creators - a new identity for BASCA. This is a confident and modern brand on which to build a strong, progressive organisation for the future.

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European Authors’ Open Letter in Support of the Copyright Directive

The Academy was one of the 108 co-signatories of an open letter to MEPs urging them to support the Copyright Directive in their upcoming vote.

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Pledge Music

Music crowdfunding and e-commerce site Pledge Music has entered administration.

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ECCO Call for Works – Stockholm Saxophone Quartet, Stockholm 2019

The new call for works for the European Contemporary Composers Orchestra (ECCO) concert in Stockholm 2019 is open.

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Nominations Announced for The Ivors 2019

We are delighted to announce the songwriters and composers nominated for the 2019 Ivor Novello Awards.

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Members of the Academy pay tribute to Les Reed

Songwriter Les Reed, who co-wrote Tom Jones’ hit singles Delilah and It’s Not Unusual, has died at the age of 83.

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Professor Shirley J. Thompson receives OBE

Professor Shirley J. Thompson has been presented with an OBE for services to Music, recognised as part of the 2019 New Years Honours list.

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Cast your vote in PRS 2019 Directors’ Ballot

Make your voice heard - voting is now open for Voting and Principal Voting members of PRS.

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Gold Badge 2019 date announced

The much loved annual Gold Badge lunch is returning to The Savoy in London this October for its 46th year.

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ICMP event: Songwriter’s Circle with Fiona Bevan

Academy Member Fiona Bevan visits ICMP to share her music and encourage students.

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The Ivors Academy member launch event

The music creator community gets together to celebrate the launch of the Academy's new brand and bright future.

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