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Nominees announced for 2021 Rising Star Award with Apple Music

The Ivors Academy has today announced the five nominees for its Rising Star Award with Apple Music, which returns for the second year.

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For the first time Academy members will vote to choose Songwriter of The Year at The Ivors with Apple Music

On 11th August Academy-tier members of The Ivors Academy will be able to vote and decide from a shortlist of five nominees who picks up the Ivor Novello Award for Songwriter of the Year at this year’s The Ivors with Apple Music.

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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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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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Remembering Barry Mason 1935 – 2021

Guy Fletcher reflects on the life and work of the legendary songwriter.

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British music legends call on the PM to put the value of music back “in the hands of music makers”

Extraordinary roll call of music’s great and good call on the Prime Minister to reform music industry by fixing streaming.

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Become a Music for Dementia champion

Speak through your music to make a difference to the lives of people with dementia.

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A tribute to Simon Bainbridge (1952-2021)

In a personal tribute, composer and friend Gary Carpenter reflects on Simon Bainbridge's career and powerful legacy in music.

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A tribute to Jane Manning OBE (1938-2021)

Composer and The Ivors Academy's Classical Committee member Nicola LeFanu reflects on the life and legacy of Jane Manning, who received an Academy Gold Badge Award in 2013.

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Composers Against Buyouts campaign launches to protect media writers’ earnings and rights

Campaign launches with backing from Bond composer David Arnold and Emmy Nominated composer Hannah Peel.

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Fair Commissioning For Screen Manifesto

The Ivors Academy and Musicians' Union have produced this Manifesto for the Composers Against Buyouts campaign.

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DCMS Minister backs music streaming referral to Competition and Markets Authority

Caroline Dinenage MP, Minister of State for Digital and Culture, backs one of the key #FixStreaming campaign asks.

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