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Ivor Novello Awards

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The Ivor Novello Awards
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The Ivors
Awarded forHonouring Excellence in Music Writing
Presented byBritish Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors[1]
First awarded1955; 64 years ago (1955)

The Ivor Novello Awards, named after the entertainer Ivor Novello, are awards for songwriting and composing. They have been presented annually in London by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) since 1956, and over 1,000 statuettes have been awarded.[2][3]


Nicknamed The Ivors, the awards take place each May and are sponsored by PRS for Music.[2] They are respected worldwide as the major platform for recognising and rewarding Britain and Ireland's songwriting and composing talents.[3] The Ivors remain the only award ceremony in the musical calendar that is not influenced by publishers and record companies, but judged and presented by the writing community.

The Award itself is a solid bronze sculpture of Euterpe, the muse of lyric poetry.[3]

Award categories

Nominated annual awards

  • Best Song Musically and Lyrically
  • Best Contemporary Song
  • Album Award
  • Best Original Film Score
  • Best Television Soundtrack

Other annual awards

  • Songwriter of the Year
  • Most Performed Work

Other awards

  • Jazz Award
  • Classical Music Award
  • Inspiration Award
  • Outstanding Song Collection
  • Outstanding Contribution to British Music
  • Lifetime Achievement
  • Special International Award
  • BASCA Fellowship
  • Best Dance Single Award
  • International Hit of the Year
  • International Achievement in Musical Theater
  • Jimmy Kennedy Award
  • Best Selling UK Single
  • Best Original Music for a Television/Radio Broadcast
  • Special Award for Songwriting

Unusual award winners

See also


  1. ^ "Welcome to The Ivor Novello Awards". 16 May 2013. Retrieved 29 June 2013.
  2. ^ a b "About the Ivor Novello Awards". 16 May 2013. Archived from the original on 21 June 2013. Retrieved 29 June 2013.
  3. ^ a b c "Ivor Novello award found in scrapyard". BBC News. 4 June 2013. Retrieved 29 June 2013.
  4. ^ "The Ivors 1964 - The Ivors". BASCA. 2016. Retrieved 12 Oct 2016.
  5. ^ "The Ivors 1974 - The Ivors". Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  6. ^ "The Ivors 1975 - The Ivors". Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  7. ^ "The Ivors 1976 - The Ivors". BASCA. 2016. Retrieved 13 Oct 2016.
  8. ^ "The Ivors 2008 - The Ivors". BASCA. 2016. Retrieved 12 Oct 2016.
  9. ^ "'Amy Winehouse' up for three coveted Ivor Novellos". The Mirror. 21 April 2008. Retrieved 19 December 2015.
  10. ^ "'Killzone 2' awarded Ivor Novello". Gaming News. Digital Spy. 23 May 2013. Retrieved 29 June 2013.

External links

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