Winners of The Ivors 2024 with Amazon Music

by | May 24, 2024

About The Ivors 2024

The Ivors 2024, in partnership with Amazon Music, has announced the winners across 14 categories, celebrating remarkable achievements in songwriting and screen composing. This year’s ceremony featured unforgettable performances by Bruce Springsteen, Victoria Canal, and METTE, with a behind-the-scenes livestream on Twitch, making it the most significant celebration of songwriters and composers in the event’s history.

The Ivor Novello Awards, judged by esteemed songwriters and composers from The Ivors Academy, honour exceptional craft and creativity, adding to their prestige through peer recognition.

Highlights from The Ivors 2024: Outstanding People

  • Bruce Springsteen to Receive Prestigious Fellowship at The Ivors with Amazon MusicSongwriter of the Year with Amazon Music: RAYE received this prestigious award and used her acceptance speech to call on fellow songwriters to unite for better pay.
  • Fellowship of The Ivors Academy 2024: Bruce Springsteen was honoured with the Academy’s highest accolade, becoming the first international songwriter inducted into the Fellowship. He was introduced by Sir Paul McCartney, the first Ivors Academy Fellow, and concluded the ceremony with a live performance of “Thunder Road.”
  • Special International Award: Lana Del Rey was celebrated for her career and influence, with six UK number one records highlighting her significant impact and songwriting talent.
  • Outstanding Contribution to British Music: A long-overdue recognition for Bernie Taupin, 50 years after his first win with Sir Elton John for the song “Daniel
  • Visionary Award with Amazon Music: Skepta was honoured for his fearless creativity and significant impact on popular music.
  • Outstanding Song Collection with PRS for Music: KT Tunstall received this award, celebrating her 20-year career.

Highlights from The Ivors 2024: Outstanding releases and new talent

  • Best Contemporary Song: “Geronimo Blues” by Kwake Bass, Peter Bennie, Biscuit, Raven Bush (Speakers Corner Quartet), and Kae Tempest won this award.
  • Best Album: “Black Classical Music,” written by Yussef Dayes, Rocco Palladino, and Charlie Stacey, took home this honour.
  • Best Song Musically and Lyrically: Victoria Canal, alongside Jonny Lattimer and Eg White, won for “Black Swan.” Canal had previously won the 2023 Rising Star Award.
  • PRS for Music Most Performed Work: Dave, Central Cee, Jo Caleb, and Jonny Leslie won for their collaboration on the UK’s biggest song of 2023, “Sprinter.”
  • Rising Star Award with Amazon Music: This award continues to highlight emerging talents in Britain and Ireland, with Master Peace being the recipient this year.

Screen Composition Categories

  • Emma Stone in Poor ThingsBest Original Film Score: Jerskin Fendrix for “Poor Things
  • Best Television Soundtrack: Arthur Sharpe for “The Following Events are Based on a Pack of Lies
  • Best Original Video Game Score: Stephen Barton and Gordy Haab for “Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

Conclusion

The Ivors 2024 showcased the exceptional talent and contributions of songwriters and composers, reinforcing its reputation as a prestigious celebration of musical excellence.

Listen to the Ivors 2024 playlist on Amazon at
https://music.amazon.co.uk/playlists/B0C2J9MK91?marketplaceId=A1F83G8C2ARO7P&musicTerritory=GB&ref=dm_sh_cqAJJ8MYC7CZlUvH2J1TSnFOD

Find out more at https://ivorsacademy.com/awards/the-ivors/