Skip to Content

News

Here you’ll find latest news about the Academy. Filter and search with the tools below.

Filter & search
Featured content
image description

The Ivors Academy announce nominees for new Rising Star Award with Apple Music

The Ivors Academy has today announced the five nominees for its brand-new Rising Star Award with Apple Music.

image description

The Ivors Academy and Musicians’ Union launch Keep Music Alive campaign to “fix streaming now”

The Ivors Academy and the Musicians’ Union (MU) have joined forces at a time of crisis for tens of thousands of music creators to form a new alliance that will campaign to Keep Music Alive.

image description

The Ivors Academy opens submissions for The Ivors Composer Awards 2020

The Ivors Composer Awards recognise creative excellence in classical, jazz, and sound arts. Entries are open now until 16 July 2020.

image description

The Ivors Academy and the Musicians’ Union warn that a new wave of buyout deals damage composers’ rights and careers

The Ivors Academy and the Musicians’ Union have warned that a new partnership between Epidemic Sound and Adobe is part of a concerning trend to undermine the ability of composers to make a living through royalties.

image description

Ennio Morricone 1928 – 2020

The Ivors Academy pays tribute to multi-award winning composer for screen and theatre Ennio Morricone.

image description

The Ivors Academy announce nominees for new Rising Star Award with Apple Music

The Ivors Academy has today announced the five nominees for its brand-new Rising Star Award with Apple Music.

image description

Brian Willey pays tribute to Dame Vera Lynn

Academy member and former Chair of the Songwriters Committee Brian Willey reflects on former Gold Badge recipient Dame Vera Lynn.

image description

Latest update on The Ivors 2020

The winners of Ivor Novello Awards will still be announced on 2 September, however the planned Grosvenor House London ceremony will no longer take place.

image description

Rupert Hine 1947 – 2020

The music creator community pays homage to The Ivors Academy Board Director Rupert Hine with tributes from Sir Bob Geldof, Crispin Hunt, Dan Adams and Alan Graham.

image description

The Ivors Academy responds to DCMS Select Committee inquiry into the future of Public Service Broadcasting

The Government is exploring what, if anything, should change in the way Public Service Broadcasting works.

image description

The Ivors Academy responded to DCMS Select Committee inquiry into the impact of Covid-19 on DCMS sectors

We are calling on Government to take immediate action to support its creative sectors, and music creators in particular, in order to contain the devastating impact of the current crisis.

image description

Fix Streaming campaign update

Naomi Pohl, Deputy General Secretary of the Musicians’ Union, and Crispin Hunt, Chair of the Ivors Academy, outline the reasons behind the organisations’ joint campaign seeking a review of streaming royalties.

Viewing 1 - 9 of 152
Back to top