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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.
Extraordinary roll call of music’s great and good call on the Prime Minister to reform music industry by fixing streaming.
Songwriters and artists from the UK and US have backed #PaySongwriters, a new campaign from The Ivors Academy, who represent songwriters and composers in the UK and Ireland.
The Ivors Academy has announced that commercial releases eligible for Best Album, Best Song Musically and Lyrically and Best Contemporary Song at The Ivors with Apple Music no longer have to appeared on The Official UK Top 100 chart to be considered.
The Ivors Academy and MU were pleased to hear three of the music streaming giants commit to a dialogue with artists and their representatives about how revenue is shared out in the current streaming system, shed light on major label dominance and confirm that streaming is not a sales model.