Entries have opened for The Ivors Academy’s 2021 rising star award.
The winner will receive a Ivor Novello Award and a place on a year-long mentoring scheme with a member of the body of musicians.
The rising star award, which aims to support and accelerate the careers of promising young musicians, is in its second year.
Singer-songwriter Mysie won the 2020 prize and was mentored by producer Fraser T Smith.
She said: “My experience working with The Ivors Academy and Apple Music has been exciting and truly life-changing.
“They have really helped me to progress to the next stage of my career – working with Fraser has been incredible.
“Every day I continue to grow and learn about myself as an artist, and that is a beautiful feeling.”
Entrants to the award must be under the age of 25 and members of The Ivors Academy.
Applications must be submitted by March 26.