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Call to increase the composition’s value at The Ivors Academy’s AGM

In our 80th year, we're inviting industry professionals and fans around the world to support The Ivors Academy’s mission by becoming a Friend.

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POWER UP year 4 participants announced

POWER UP, the multi-award-winning initiative co-founded by PRS Foundation and Ben Wynter, has unveiled its Year 4 participants.

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50 years crafting Ivor Novello statuettes

Mike Wilson has been over-seeing the creation of The Ivors’ distinctive statuettes for 50 years this year. Here, he talks us through the history of this remarkable manufacturing process.

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Bruce Springsteen to become a Fellow of The Ivors Academy

Springsteen makes history as the first international songwriter to receive the honour, which will be presented at The Ivors with Amazon Music on 23rd May.

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Sir James MacMillan becomes a Fellow of The Ivors Academy, recognising his legacy in contemporary composition

MacMillan becomes the 26th Fellow of The Ivors Academy, joining a roll-call of extraordinary composers and songwriters, including John Rutter CBE, John Adams, Sir Elton John, Sir Paul McCartney, Dame Judith Weir CBE and Sting.

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The Other Songs Live returns for 2024

The Other Songs Live is returning to the London Palladium for the biggest live performance-based celebration of songwriters of all time on Monday 20th May 2024.

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Roberto Neri announced as Chief Executive Officer of The Ivors Academy

Roberto Neri has been confirmed as the next Chief Executive Officer of The Ivors Academy. He will start the role on 15th April, taking over from Interim CEO Charlie Phillips.

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Inside Track 2024 participants announced

Five new talented artists and writers will join Inside Track in 2024 and work with Ivor Novello Award winner Cassell the Beatmaker to get an immersive experience of the music industry. 

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Ivors Academy 2023 pay gap data published

The data shows a continuing pay gap in favour of women and an ethnicity gay gap which has reduced for the third year in a row. By all measures, the Academy has lower pay gaps than national averages.

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In The Room Returns for 2024 – applications open now

Apply for the second year of In The Room now to conduct paid research on music related topic and to increase your leadership and advocacy skills.

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The Ivors Academy launches its first-ever Songwriting Camp with YouTube Music

The 2-day camp held in April offers a unique blend of music creation, industry networking, and educational opportunities for its members, under the guidance of esteemed songwriters and producers.

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