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Month: May 2024

Entries for The Ivors Classical Awards open today, 28th May 2024. The awards recognise and celebrate creative excellence by classical composers and sound artists. Each winner receives a coveted Ivor Novello Award, which are widely recognised as a pinnacle of achievement since they were first presented in 1956.   An Ivor Novello Award is unique as it […]

This year’s Songwriter of the Year with Amazon Music went to RAYE. Described by the judges as having “the voice of a generation”, RAYE is one of the UK’s finest songwriters. This win caps off an incredible 12 months since the release of her debut album, My 21st Century Blues, and completes a full circle […]

The event, in partnership with the Ivors Academy, returns to the London Palladium for a spectacular evening celebrating some of the world’s greatest songwriters. It raises money for three music charities – The Ivors Academy Trust, The BRIT School and Nordoff & Robbins.  The sold-out event was made possible thanks to its sponsorship partners, who […]

Lauren Laverne enjoyed a stellar first year as host of the Ivor Novellos last year. But she actually experienced her first dose of The Ivors’ unique magic the year before, when she was announced as the new host while giving Paul Gambaccini an award to mark his remarkable 34- year stint as The Ivors’ presenter. […]

KT Tunstall Outstanding Song Collection with PRS for Music

KT Tunstall is set to receive an Ivor Novello Award in the Outstanding Song Collection with PRS for Music category, recognising the Scottish musician’s creative trail across a 20-year career, marked by her exceptional ability as a songwriter. KT Tunstall will receive the award at The Ivors with Amazon Music which takes place at Grosvenor […]

Amazon Music will return to broadcast live behind the scenes from The Ivors, with the Twitch stream hosted by Zach Sang and TikTok star, Ayamé. The broadcast will feature red carpet interviews with Ayamé, backstage reactions from the winners with Zach Sang, alongside exclusive performances from nominees including METTE and Victoria Canal. Additionally, there will […]

ABRSM’s composer mentoring programme, Writing for Music Education, is a six-month programme for emerging composers based in the UK looking to explore the world of composing for music education. The programme includes opportunities to join ABRSM behind the scenes, to develop skills in writing to a brief and to work alongside some of our partner organisations. […]

Classical, jazz, sound art, film and media composers and songwriters make a valuable and vital contribution to Wales’ economy, culture, national identity, and wellbeing. Wales is often referred to as the ‘Land of Song’, and these genres rely on a thriving cultural ecosystem, public and charitable funding, public service broadcasting, and an education system that […]


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