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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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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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MEPs back Copyright Directive by large majority

We, the music creators of the UK, send a message of thanks and celebration for the European Copyright Directive that was voted in by the European Parliament today.

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“You can be engaged in politics and not be Bono” – our Chair, Crispin Hunt, on the Copyright Directive vote

Ahead of the key vote in the European Parliament on the Copyright Directive today (March 26), our Chair, Crispin Hunt, spoke to Music Week about our lobbying effort.

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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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