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Government inquiry into music streaming announced

Following campaigning by the Academy, the Musicians' Union and music creators the DCMS Select Committee has announced it will hold an inquiry into streaming.

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The Ivors Academy is looking for diverse candidates to join its Media Committee

The Ivors Academy is seeking applications from music creators interested in serving on The Ivors Academy Media Committee up until annual elections in April 2021.

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Black History Month at The Ivors Academy

"If a race has no history, it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated." Carter G Woodson, ‘The Father of Black History’.

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The Ivors Academy is looking for diverse candidates to join its Media Committee

The Ivors Academy is seeking applications from music creators interested in serving on The Ivors Academy Media Committee up until annual elections in April 2021.

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Government inquiry into music streaming announced

Following campaigning by the Academy, the Musicians' Union and music creators the DCMS Select Committee has announced it will hold an inquiry into streaming.

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Significant public support for streaming reform in YouGov survey for the #BrokenRecord campaign

Consumers want creators and performers to receive more money from music streaming and will accept higher subscriptions if the system is reformed.

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Collaboration Space: Remote Networking for Ivors Academy Members

The Ivors Academy are delighted to announce a new series of remote networking events under the banner Collaboration Space.  The online sessions will provide an opportunity to meet other members, network, and collaborate remotely.

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Black History Month at The Ivors Academy

"If a race has no history, it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated." Carter G Woodson, ‘The Father of Black History’.

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New support measures announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak are insufficient to save our industry

We respond to the Chancellor's Winter Economy Plan, calling for Government-backed incentives to be put in place in order to get the music sector back to economic viability.

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Kate Bush becomes a Fellow of The Ivors Academy

Kate Bush joins a roster of songwriter greats, and receives a dedicated Ivor Novello Award and lifetime membership of the Academy. Annie Lennox OBE, Big Boi, Sir Elton John, David Arnold and Joan Armatrading MBE welcome the news.

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Jin Jin, Tom Gray and Daniel Kidane join The Ivors Academy Board

Three of the country’s most exciting songwriters and composers - Jin Jin, Tom Gray and Daniel Kidane - have become Board Directors of The Ivors Academy, taking senior positions at the UK’s professional association for music creators.

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The Ivors Academy responds to UK Government inquiry into post-pandemic economic growth

The Academy has made the case for reforming the music streaming market in its response to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Select Committee inquiry into post-pandemic economic growth.

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