M magazine was at the 56th Ivor Novello Awards took place on 19 May at Grosvenor House in Mayfair.
Photographer Mark Allan was on hand to capture the afternoon on camera. Watch our gallery to see who was there and who won the prizes.
M caught up with the very talented Claire Nicolson following her storming performance at the City Showcase festival.
Claire has been described by Ed Harcourt as ‘Dusty Springfield weaned on acid folk rock that makes little children laugh and grown men weep’ but essentially, Claire is a talented songwriter turns in spellbinding performances.…
It is a rare artist who can sell out the O2 for 21 nights, and Prince proved to be one of those in 2007. Jason Draper's book, Chaos, Disorder and Revolution is a meticulous guide to the life and times of one of popular music's true mavericks.
Welcome to the first in a series of interviews with songwriters and musicians to mark M‘s Great Escape Week 2011.
Upcoming singer-songwriter Anna Calvi creates darkly theatrical music, her lyrics building a rich tapestry of surreal imagery and insight, her guitar-based compositions alive with raw instinct. …
The music industry campaign FanFair Alliance (FFA) was established in 2016 to tackle industrial-scale online ticket touting, and its new guidance aims to help artists and managers stop exploitative secondary ticketing.