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The Ivors Academy has opened entries for The Ivors Composer Awards. Entries are open until 16 July and the winners will be announced on 1 December 2020. To enter works visit the Academy’s Awards entry site here.  The Ivors Composer Awards sees the presentation of Ivor Novello Awards to recognise creative excellence in classical, jazz, […]

An Ivor Novello Award is the highest accolade in songwriting and composing. Exclusively judged by music creators and presented by The Ivors Academy, the award is the pinnacle in the careers of many songwriters and composers. Named after the famous Welsh composer, Ivor Novello Awards have been presented by the Academy since 1956. The ceremony, […]

The information on this page refers to The Ivors 2020. For information regarding entering works for the current year, please go to https://ivorsacademy.com/awards/the-ivors/enter The Ivors Academy has opened the public call for entries across six nominated categories for The Ivors 2020. Marking its 65th year, The Ivors will return to the Grosvenor House in London […]

The Ivors Academy this evening announced The Ivors Composer Awards 2019 winners at a glittering ceremony at the British Museum in London, presented by BBC Radio 3’s Kate Molleson and Tom Service. Ivor Novello Awards were presented across eleven nominated categories that included jazz composition, works for chamber ensemble and those written for Amateur or […]

The prestigious awards, now in their 17th year, honour the best new works by UK contemporary composers in classical, jazz and sound art. Celebrating the art of composition and showcasing the creative talent of contemporary composers and sound artists, the winners in each category will be announced at a ceremony at the British Museum in […]

Over the past ten years, I’ve had the privilege to work on our unique awards – The Ivors and The Ivors Composer Awards (previously the British Composer Awards). What makes an Ivor Novello Award (and previously a British Composer Award) so respected and prestigious is two-fold: categories are judged exclusively by music creators, so truly […]

Since 2003, we have been recognising exceptional talent in classical, jazz and sonic art composition. For the last 15 years, our awards were known as the British Composer Awards, but from 2019 they are The Ivors Composer Awards. The Ivors Composer Awards recognise excellence in composition across classical, jazz and sound art. The awards promote […]

The Ivors, now in their 64th year, celebrate, honour and reward excellence in British and Irish songwriting and composing across categories for songs, album, film, TV and video game scores released in the UK in 2018. The ceremony also saw the presentation of Ivor Novello Awards which recognise music creators for their wider contribution to […]

The Ivors, now in their 64th year, celebrate, honour and reward excellence in British and Irish songwriting and composing across categories for songs, album, film, TV and video game scores. The ceremony will also present Ivor Novello Awards that recognise music creators for their wider contribution to British music. Music creators nominated to receive an […]

The Ivors logo with Euterpe statuette

The Ivors celebrate, honour and reward excellence in songwriting and composing and are judged by the music writing community. The 64th Ivor Novello Awards will recognise works released in the UK in 2018. They will also honour songwriters and composers with gift of BASCA awards, which recognise outstanding contributions to UK music. The Ivors 2019 […]

Highlighting the diversity and vibrancy of contemporary composition in the UK today, the 2018 British Composer Awards nominees include: numerous works demonstrating the ways in which today’s composers give a voice to marginalised groups in society; compositions inspired by poetry and other artforms such as visual art and literature; and works that breathe new life […]

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