What is the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers & Authors (BASCA)?

The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) is a voice for music writers. They campaign in the UK, Europe and throughout the world. Our members include Sir Paul McCartney, Florence Welch, Sir Elton John, Imogen Heap, Coldplay, The 1975, and many more.

BASCA's goals

To campaign as a leading force in the domestic, European and international political arenas.

To celebrate excellence through world-class awards ceremonies – The Ivor Novello Awards, the British Composer Awards and the Gold Badge Awards.

To inform our members in a constantly changing environment through our publications, websites and seminars.

To foster a sense of community amongst British songwriters, lyricists and composers.
To encourage the next generation of professional music writers.

To learn more about BASCA, you can visit their website here!