Deadline: 7 February 2019 17:00

We have opened the call for entries across six nominated categories for the 64th Ivor Novello Awards.

The Ivors 2019 will take place on Thursday 23rd May 2019 at London’s Grosvenor House. 

The Ivors celebrate, honour and reward excellence in British and Irish songwriting and composing. We invite eligible submissions in the following categories, across song and album releases, film, television and video games scores:

Best Song Musically and Lyrically
Best Contemporary Song
Best Album
Best Original Film Score
Best Television Soundtrack
Best Original Video Game Score

Anyone can enter a work, including the songwriter or composer. To be eligible, works must have a British or Irish writing contribution of at least 33.3% and have been commercially released in the UK during the calendar year ending 31st December 2018.

This year all works will be judged anonymously and entrants must remove any reference to the songwriters or composers who created the work on submitted materials. The Ivors represents peer recognition with all categories judged by members of the music writing community.

The Ivors 2019 Rules and Guidelines should be viewed prior to entering eligible works.

Entries are made on our dedicated award entry site

Deadline for entries is Thursday 7th February 2019