Coldplay

Nominations announced for The Ivors 2017

April 20, 2017 in Competitions, Events, News

Coldplay, Michael Kiwanuka, Nick Cave and Skepta are among the songwriters in the running for this year’s Ivor Novello Awards… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Tony Mortimer

How I wrote ‘Stay Another Day’ by East 17’s Tony Mortimer

December 15, 2016 in Features, Interviews

The songwriter and former East 17 member recalls the deeply personal tragedy behind his band’s unlikely and enduring Christmas smash… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran commissioned by X Factor?

November 15, 2016 in News

Multi-platinum ‘Thinking Out Loud’ songwriter has been tipped for task of writing the song for this year’s X Factor winner… Tags: , , , ,

Jamie Lawson

2016 Ivor Novello Awards nominees announced

April 19, 2016 in News

Ed Sheeran, Roots Manuva, Years & Years and Jamie Lawson among those with a chance of winning an Ivor Novello… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

David Stark - Songlink

David Stark: Pitching your songs effectively

September 26, 2014 in Features, Interviews, Tips & Techniques

The founder of long-running songwriters’ tip-sheet SongLink demystifies the process of pitching songs to A&Rs and imparts some invaluable advice… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Eg White

Sodajerker presents… Eg White

June 23, 2014 in Features, Interviews

The podcasting-songwriting duo speak with the “quintessential professional songwriter” whose list of collaborators include Adele, Tom Odell, Kylie and Duffy… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Dancing Years

Introducing… Dancing Years

February 4, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Five school friends who create emotive, cinematic music that pulls at the heart-strings and has already graced a BAFTA-nominated soundtrack… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,