BASCA Opens the Call for Entries for the 61st Ivor Novello Awards

BASCA, in association with PRS for Music, is celebrating the 61st Ivor Novello Awards on Thursday 19th May 2016.

Ivors

The Ivors celebrate, honour and reward excellence in British and Irish songwriting and composing, for works released in the UK within the award year.

The Call for Entries in the following categories for works released in 2015 is now open:

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

Anyone can enter an eligible work and the deadline for entries is Friday 5 February 2016.

The Rules and Guidelines for Entry and the Entry Form can be requested from Cindy Truong- cindy@basca.org.uk

For more information about The Ivors visit www.theivors.com 

About PRS for Music

PRS for Music represents the rights of over 125,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers in the UK. As a membership organisation it ensures creators are paid whenever their music is played, performed or reproduced, championing the importance of copyright to protect and support the UK music industry. The UK has a proud tradition of creating wonderful music that is enjoyed the world over and PRS for Music has been supporting the creators of that music since 1914.

PRS for Music provides business and community groups with easy access to nearly 15m songs through its music licences. In an industry worth over £4.1bn, PRS for Music is uniquely placed to be a voice for music and music creators. Collecting £621.5m in 2016, PRS for Music is one of the world’s most efficient combined rights organisations. With over 100 representation agreements in place globally, PRS for Music's network represents over two million music creators.