Hunt is on: Ivors Academy to 'fight for rights of creators'

Andre Paine

Crispin Hunt, chair of the rebranded Ivors Academy, has told Music Week that he wants the organisation to become a global voice for UK songwriters and composers.

Formerly the British Academy Of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA), the body dates back 75 years. It will now unite all its activities under the name of its annual awards ceremony.

“It’s got to be forward facing, it’s got to look like the 21st century and I’m not sure it did in the ...

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