Rising Star Award

Rising Star Award

Friday, 26 March 2021, 5.00pm

Are you our next Rising Star? 2021 entries open now.

The Rising Star Award with Apple Music honours young British and Irish songwriters & composers with exceptional potential and ambition. The Award discovers, supports, and accelerates the careers of the most promising music creators.

The winner will be presented with a dedicated Ivor Novello Award and join a roll call of songwriting greats that includes Adele, Stormzy, Cathy Dennis, Annie Lennox, Sir Paul McCartney, John Lennon and Joan Armatrading. All nominees will receive a year-long mentorship from a well-established Academy member and leaders from Apple Music.

Who can enter?
The Award is open to songwriters & composers aged 18 – 24. Writers must be a Standard Under 25 member of The Ivors Academy and British or Irish, or ordinarily resident in the UK.

Anyone can submit an entry including the publisher, manager or the songwriter or composer themselves. The Award is open to all musical genres.

See link below for further details.

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