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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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Academy members amongst New Years Honours list

Several key figures and longstanding members of BASCA from across the songwriting and composing community have been recognised as part of this year’s New Years Honours list, awarding the achievements of a range of extraordinary people across the UK.

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Debbie Wiseman receives her OBE

In the Queen’s Birthday Honour’s list, June 2018, BASCA member Debbie Wiseman was awarded the OBE for services to music.

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Gold Badge Awards 2018: Sarah Rodgers

Ahead of The Gold Badge Awards on Friday 19th October, we meet composer Sarah Rodgers, who has dedicated herself to championing music creators and will be collecting an Award in recognition of her work.

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Gold Badge Awards 2018: Matthew Scott

Ahead of The Gold Badge Awards on Friday 19th October, we meet composer, arranger, producer and former Head of Music at the National Theatre, Matthew Scott, who will be collecting an Award in recognition of his work.

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Gold Badge Awards 2018: Scott Stroman

Ahead of The Gold Badge Awards on Friday 19th October, we meet inspirational conductor, composer, trombonist and singer, Scott Stroman, who will be collecting an Award in recognition of his work.

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Gold Badge Awards 2018: Nick Wollage

Ahead of The Gold Badge Awards on Friday 19th October, we meet highly respected and sought-after engineer, Nick Wollage, who will be collecting an Award in recognition of his work.

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Gold Badge Awards 2018: Martyn Brabbins

Ahead of The Gold Badge Awards on Friday 19th October, we meet acclaimed conductor and Music Director of the English National Opera, Martyn Brabbins, who will be collecting an Award in recognition of his work.

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