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Mitch Murray CBE pays tribute to songwriter Bill Martin MBE

The Ivors Academy was deeply saddened to hear of the death of Academy member, three-time Ivor Novello Award winner and Gold Badge recipient Bill Martin MBE last week.

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The Ivors Academy calls on digital platforms and collecting societies to divert £100m+ of black box streaming royalties into a new hardship fund

Graham Davies, CEO of The Ivors Academy, says the music industry must do much more to provide support to the thousands of musicians facing a funding crisis.

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The Ivors Academy’s statement on coronavirus from Crispin Hunt

Chair of The Ivors Academy Crispin Hunt responds to COVID-19 outbreak.

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Be Charlotte Interview: “There is a need to encourage more women to write music professionally”

We speak to The Ivors Academy Under 25 member Be Charlotte about curating Scotland's first all-female songwriting camp, taking place in Dundee for International Women’s Day.

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Members of the music creator community recognised in New Year Honours list

A number of songwriters and composers are to be awarded as part of the New Year Honours list 2020, recognising the achievements and service of extraordinary people across the UK.

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ECCO Call for Works – Fractales Ensemble, Brussels 2020

The new call for works for the European Contemporary Composers Orchestra (ECCO) concert in Brussels 2020 is now open.

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The Ivors Academy takes action on improving music for screen commissioning practice

Earlier last month we issued a survey to try to understand growing concerns around the practice of music commissioning in the UK.

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Ten outstanding recipients honoured at The Ivors Academy Gold Badge 2019

We held the 46th Academy Gold Badge ceremony on Friday 11 October to celebrate a group of true music industry champions.

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Composers pay tribute to Jonathan Goldstein

Members of the composing community have paid tribute to the acclaimed composer, orchestrator and founder of Goldstein Music Group.

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