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Member Spotlight: Xia Leon Sloane

For our August edition of the member spotlight, we speak to Xia Leon Sloane – a young yet already accomplished composer, about the premier performance of their composition ‘In pearls of æther’ at the Cheltenham music festival.

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Data issues are at the heart of half a billion pounds a year of unallocated or misallocated streaming royalties for songwriters and rightsholders

The Ivors Academyhas published a new report estimating the size of the global song streaming data gap – streaming royalties for songs that are unallocated or misallocated due to missing or incomplete data.

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Nominations announced for The Ivors with Apple Music 2021

The Ivors Academy has announced the nominations for The Ivors with Apple Music 2021, across eight categories for songs, albums, screen and video game scores - as well as Songwriter of the Year and PRS for Music Most Performed Work.

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Member Spotlight: IMOGEN

In our new member spotlight series, we speak to songwriter and Academy member 'IMOGEN' about her latest single release and influences.

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The Ivors Academy x #PrideMonth2021

As we reach the end of a month of celebrations for Pride Month, our LGBTQI+ Working Group Chair, Will Davenport, shares his thoughts.

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Windrush Day 2021 at The Ivors Academy – Heritage and Legacy

We celebrate Windrush Day with a homage to a generation of West Indian immigrants, whose arrival in 1948 enriched the British way of life and whose creative legacy can be heard throughout contemporary UK music culture.

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What does it take to create meaningful, positive change?

One year on from the music industry pausing to reflect on the murder of George Floyd, CEO Graham Davies and Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Manager Wesley John examine the impact on The Academy.

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Entries open for The Ivors Composer Awards to celebrate contemporary classical, jazz and sound arts

New for 2021 – in response to the pandemic, entries for the Awards can have been premiered in the UK through live streamed concerts and commercial recordings as well as concerts and broadcast performances.

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Songwriters behind hits for Dua Lipa, Sam Smith and Shakira join campaign for fair pay

Over 2,000 writers including Autumn Rowe, Jimmy Napes and Steve Mac sign open letter.

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