Pop Graduate Nominated for Best Song in The Ivors 2024

By Gemma Cross


The Ivors celebrates songwriters and screen composers and recognises the craft and achievements of outstanding music creators. This year’s nominees include a Leeds Conservatoire graduate.

Other songs within the category are ‘Black Swan’ performed by Victoria Canal, ‘Spirit 2.0’ performed by Sampha, ‘Sunshine Baby’ performed by The Japanese House, plus ‘The Narcissist’ performed by Blur.

Presented by The Ivors Academy since 1956, each winner receives a hand-crafted Ivor Novello statuette and joins a roll call of greats that includes Adele, Stormzy, Cathy Dennis, Annie Lennox, Amy Winehouse, Dave, Paul McCartney, John Lennon and Joan Armatrading.

Ivor Novello Awards are judged by acclaimed songwriters and composers from The Ivors Academy and awarded for craft and creative excellence. This peer recognition makes the awards so special and respected.

Winners will be revealed at the awards ceremony taking place at Grosvenor House, London, on Thursday 23 May.


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