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Judging Categories 13-14
This section focuses on specific eligibility criteria for each award to which The Ivors Academy does not accept entries. 

The identity of the Gift of the Academy award recipients in categories 13 to 14 are not publicly announced before the ceremony. The appearance of these award titles does not guarantee their presentation in any particular year.  

13. Innovation Award
This award is in the gift of the Academy. It is presented to a British composer and represents peer recognition for achievement, and an innovative approach to composition.

14. Inspiration Award
This award is in the gift of The Academy. It is presented to a British composer and represents peer recognition for a major influence on other composers.