The Ivors are one of the most prestigious award ceremonies in music, recognizing excellence in the art and craft of songwriting. Ivor Novello Awards celebrate exceptional originality, skill and impact for songs written by UK and Irish songwriters and composers that were released in the UK in 2023. Gift of the Academy awards are presented to writers who have sustained impact and influence.
Judged by acclaimed songwriters and music creators from The Ivors Academy, the awards hold a special place in music as they represent peer recognition.
2023 winners included Sting, RAYE, Charli XCX, Victoria Canal, KAMILLE, Tim Booth, Saul Davies, Jim Glennie, Larry Gott and Mrk Hunter for James, Harry Styles, Kid Harpoon and Tyler Johnson, Wet Leg’s Rhian Teasdale and Hester Chambers, Dean “Inflo” Josiah Cover, Jamar McNaughton, Cleopatra Nikolic and Jack Peñate (SAULT) and Blondie’s Debbie Harry and Chris Stein.
The Ivors is one of the most in-demand events in music with over 1,200 guests from across the industry, broadcasting, songwriters and composers. Amazon Music will return for a second year as title sponsor of The Ivors and category sponsors of the Rising Star Award, Songwriter of the Year and Visionary Award. PRS for Music will return as sponsors of the Most Performed Work and Icon Award.
The event, which includes drinks reception, late lunch and awards, will begin at 2pm with guest departures from 7.30pm. Exclusive advance notice on ticket sales is available to Corporate Partners of the Academy. Find out more and become a partner.
- Entries open, Monday 4th December 2023
- Entries close, Friday 19th January 2024
- Tickets on sale, Tuesday 23rd January 2024
- Nominations announced, Tuesday 23rd April 2024
- Winners announced at The Ivors, Thursday 23rd May 2024