This website is the home for research in the field of Songwriting Studies, including The Songwriting Studies Journal and The Songwriting Studies Research Network. The project was originally funded by the AHRC from 2019-2021.


The second event in our series will focus on the business of songwriting, exploring how streaming technologies have reshaped the ways in which songwriters sustain their careers.

Highlights of the day include:

  • Papers and roundtable discussions at The Ivors Academy featuring professional practitioners, industry experts and leading academics.
  • Nile Rodgers and Merck Mercuriadis will share their songwriting and publishing expertise at the Southbank’s Meltdown festival.

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