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 songwriters, composers and music publishers in the UK and around the world. As a membership organisation the company ensures creators are paid whenever their music and songs are played, performed, broadcast or reproduced in public and provides business and community groups with access to 22.2 million songs through its music licences. With over 100 representation agreements in place globally, PRS for Music's network represents over two million music creators.

In 2016, the organisation collected over half a billion pounds (£621.5m) on behalf of its members, making it one of the world’s leading music collective management organisations.