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The Ivors Academy Gold Badge 2019 Recipients Announced

Our Gold Badge ceremony returns on 11 October to celebrate outstanding contributors to the music creator community.

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“Songwriters need a raise!” Nile Rodgers speaks about the sustainability of the songwriting industry

On Thursday 8 August Ivor Novello Award-winning Nile Rodgers and legendary manager Merck Mercuriadis shared insights into the craft and business of songwriting, at an event held by Songwriting Studies at The Ivors Academy.

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Nile Rodgers delivers surprise Keynote speech during Songwriting Studies Research Network event at The Ivors Academy

Songwriters Get Lucky as the legendary Nile Rodgers and Merck Mercuriadis emerge as the unannounced keynote speakers.

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Support for those impacted by the PledgeMusic collapse

We’ve united with music trade organisations and charities to support those affected by the closure of PledgeMusic.

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PRS for Music launch public consultation on terms of Classical Music Concert and Recitals Tariff LC

PRS for Music is holding a public consultation following a series of talks with several key stakeholders and representative bodies.

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The Ivors Academy Gold Badge tickets are on sale

Our annual Gold Badge lunch returns this October to celebrate outstanding individuals who have supported the professional lives of UK songwriters and composers.

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Tributes paid to Doug Flett

Songwriter Doug Flett, best known for writing hits for artists including Elvis Presley, Ray Charles and Cliff Richard, has died at the age of 83.

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BBC Proms 2019: Academy members spotlight

Ahead of this year’s Proms season we explore the works created by our members, Fellows of the Academy and recent Academy Award winners.

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Music creators celebrated as part of Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Several longstanding members of the Academy, as well as previous The Ivors and The Ivors Composer Awards winners and recipients, have received honours.

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