Bruce Springsteen 2024 Fellow of The Ivors Academy

by | Mar 28, 2024

The Ivors Academy is thrilled to announce the newest addition to its esteemed roster as a Fellow of the Ivors Academy: Bruce Springsteen. Recognised as one of the most influential songwriters in history, Springsteen will be honoured with the highest accolade bestowed by The Ivors Academy. The iconic musician will be presented with the award at The Ivors ceremony, in partnership with Amazon Music, scheduled for the 23rd of May.

Springsteen’s induction as a Fellow marks a significant milestone, as he becomes the first international songwriter to receive this honor in the 80-year history of The Ivors Academy. His unparalleled contribution to the art of songwriting and profound impact on the cultural landscape of the UK are celebrated through this prestigious recognition.

Expressing his gratitude, Bruce Springsteen remarked,

“I am deeply honored to be recognized by The Ivors Academy, especially as the first international songwriter to receive this distinction. This award not only acknowledges my songwriting but also pays tribute to the unwavering support of my fans and friends over the past five decades. I am immensely grateful for the warmth and acceptance I have received from this country throughout my journey.”

Springsteen joins the illustrious ranks of the Academy’s Fellows, which includes legendary songwriters such as Sir Paul McCartney, Kate Bush CBE, Joan Armatrading CBE, and Sting, who was honoured with the award in 2023. As the twenty-seventh Fellow of the Academy, his induction further enriches the legacy of excellence embodied by this esteemed institution.

This recognition of Bruce Springsteen’s unparalleled talent and enduring impact on the world of music underscores the significance of his artistic contributions and reaffirms his status as a true icon of songwriting excellence.

Find out about the event dates, venue and more at on the dedicated page at The Ivors Academy website.