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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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New appointments made at The Ivors Academy to strengthen the voice of jazz composers across the UK

A number of new events, opportunities and appointments have been announced by The Ivors Academy to promote jazz composition nationwide.

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Christopher Gunning Interview: “Never lose sight of the dream that made you want to be involved in music”

We speak to the multi-Ivor Novello Award winning composer about his shift in music writing from screen to symphony.

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New Music Forum: Jazz Ensemble Call for Scores 2020

Calling all jazz composers! We are pleased to be running a public Call for Scores, forming part of two days of celebrations at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama this summer.

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The Ivors Academy appoints Mark Taylor as Director of Marketing, Communications and Public Affairs

Mark Taylor will join in March at a pivotal time in the Academy's transformation.

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The Ivors Academy welcomes the decision by Discovery Networks to reverse their buyout policy

We respond to Discovery Networks recent decision to remain operating under the traditional PRO model #nomusicbuyouts

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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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The Ivors Academy 2019 round-up

As we near Christmas, CEO Graham Davies reflects on a fantastic year at The Ivors Academy making progress on all of our objectives.

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The Ivors Academy calls for solidarity against buyouts

Graham Davies, CEO raises the alarm on the worsening outlook for composers being commissioned for screen.

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The Ivors 2020 Call for Entries Open

Songwriters and screen composers are invited to submit eligible works across song, album, film, television and video game categories.

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