Crispin Hunt has told Music Week that songwriters are more important to the music industry than ever before.
“There’s a lot of opportunity for songwriters in 2019 and they’re playing a massive role in the business,” said Hunt, chair of The Ivors Academy, which rebranded from BASCA in March.
Hunt said songwriters are playing a key role in nurturing new acts.
“Writers are doing an awful lot of the development with artists at the moment, with labels playing a lesser ...
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