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Entries open for The Ivors with Apple Music 2022

December 14, 2021

Entries are now open for The Ivors with Apple Music, to honour British and Irish songwriters and screen composers, across seven categories:

• The Rising Star Award with Apple Music
• Best Album
• Best Contemporary Song
• Best Song Musically and Lyrically
• Best Original Film Score
• Best Original Video Game Score
• Best Television Soundtrack

How to enter:

  • Anyone can enter, including the songwriter or screen composer.
  • There is no fee to enter the Rising Star Award.
  • Entrants must be an under-25 member of The Ivors Academy.
  • Bursaries are available to cover the cost of membership for songwriters who face financial barriers.

Entries are open until Friday 21st January.
The fee to enter the six song, score and album categories is waived if one of the songwriters or screen composers is a member of The Ivors Academy.

About The Rising Star Award with Apple Music
The Award recognises and supports 18-24 year old British and Irish songwriters with exceptional potential and ambition. The winner will be presented with a dedicated Ivor Novello Award at The Ivors and join a roll call of songwriting greats that includes Adele, Stormzy, Cathy Dennis, Annie Lennox, Sir Paul McCartney, John Lennon and Joan Armatrading.
Each nominee will receive a year-long mentorship from a well-established Academy member and leaders from Apple Music.

To enter and for the eligibility criteria, rules and guidelines visit:

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