The Ivors Rules

The Ivors are presented by BASCA (British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors) and judged by the music writing community.

They celebrate, honour and reward excellence in songwriting and composing, for works released in the UK within the Awards year.

The Ivors also honour songwriters and composers with awards recognising their contribution to British music. These awards are in the gift of The Academy and decided by The Ivors Committee; which is a sub-committee of the main BASCA Board.

BASCA has published the Rules and Guidelines for the 64th Ivor Novello Awards: The Ivors Rules and Guidelines 2019.

To submit a work for consideration, visit the BASCA Awards website:

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