ivor novello awards

Interview: Hélène Muddiman

Multi-award-winning screen and pop composer Hélène Muddiman lets us in on the making of her latest score for Rita Osei's Brit teen flick Bliss!

John Harle joins Faber Music

Ivor Novello Award-winning composer, producer and saxophonist John Harle has signed a publishing agreement with Faber Music.

Soul man: Bill Withers

Bill Withers is behind some of pop’s most eternal moments, yet he walked out of the industry 30 years ago. Jim Ottewill meets the songwriter who chose to leave show business to let his hits do the talking…

Interview: Nathan Burke

Artist manager Nathan Burke on how Michael Kiwanuka's Ivor Novello Award-winning song Black Man in a White World came to life...

Interview: John Surman

'Jazz offers young musicians complete freedom of expression and the chance to be themselves every night': jazz master John Surman on the strength of the genre in 2017...

Interview: Martin Phipps

Martin Phipps, celebrated screen composer and godson to Benjamin Britten, explains his inner musical workings and why he always starts from scratch…

Interview: Dyo

Ivor Award-nominated songwriter and vocalist Dyo (aka Dayo Olatunji) on her co-writing techniques and her tips for upcoming talent breaking through…

Interview: Goldie

D 'n' B legend Goldie on how political unrest and global turmoil are helping fuel the new breed of sonic innovators and why songwriters bring ‘soul’ to the 'industry machine'...

Interview: Laura Mvula

‘Skepta, Michael Kiwanuka… there’s a revolution going on here!’ says Laura Mvula as she joins the two of them in picking up an Ivor Novello Award...

Interview: Skepta

‘When I make music, it’s for a purpose. I don’t just wanna dance and shake my jewels:’ Skepta gets deep backstage at The Ivors