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Winners Announced for The Ivors 2019

We are delighted to have announced the winners and recipients of Ivor Novello Awards presented at this year's The Ivors.

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European Authors’ Open Letter in Support of the Copyright Directive

The Academy was one of the 108 co-signatories of an open letter to MEPs urging them to support the Copyright Directive in their upcoming vote.

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Graham Davies, CEO, introduces The Ivors Academy

This month we take the bold step of launching The Ivors Academy of Music Creators - a new identity for BASCA. This is a confident and modern brand on which to build a strong, progressive organisation for the future.

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Music creators celebrated as part of Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Several longstanding members of the Academy, as well as previous The Ivors and The Ivors Composer Awards winners and recipients, have received honours.

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Entries open for The Ivors Composer Awards 2019

We are delighted to announce that entries are now open for The Ivors Composer Awards 2019. Anyone, including the composer, can enter eligible works, and entries across all twelve award categories are judged anonymously.

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Industry launches survey to assess impact of PledgeMusic collapse on UK artists

UK music industry unites to support artists and businesses impacted by the collapse of PledgeMusic.

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First distribution payments of Copydan royalties begin

We are delighted that from 24th June 2019, The Ivors Academy will begin distributing royalties due to UK songwriters and composers from Copydan. This is the first time that these royalties have ever been paid to UK music creators.

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Winners Announced for The Ivors 2019

We are delighted to have announced the winners and recipients of Ivor Novello Awards presented at this year's The Ivors.

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Pledge Music

Music crowdfunding and e-commerce site Pledge Music has entered administration.

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ECCO Call for Works – Stockholm Saxophone Quartet, Stockholm 2019

DEADLINE EXTENDED - Monday 10th June at 10am. The new call for works for the European Contemporary Composers Orchestra (ECCO) concert in Stockholm 2019 is open.

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Nominations Announced for The Ivors 2019

We are delighted to announce the songwriters and composers nominated for the 2019 Ivor Novello Awards.

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Members of the Academy pay tribute to Les Reed

Songwriter Les Reed, who co-wrote Tom Jones’ hit singles Delilah and It’s Not Unusual, has died at the age of 83.

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