06.09.18

AIM Awards 2018 Winners Announced

AIM AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The AIM Independent Music Awards 2018 took place on Tuesday September 4th, and what an incredible evening it was!

We’d like to send a huge thank you to all of this year’s entrants, nominees, sponsors, our brilliant hosts Sharon Carpenter and MistaJam, and everybody who continues to make the AIM Independent Music Awards such a special occasion.

Massive congratulations to all of this year’s winners! From Idles to Peggy Gou and Erasure, the list truly represents the diverse range of remarkable talent and innovation that is so unique to the independent sector. This year’s winners and nominees demonstrate the high caliber of artists, labels, festivals and individuals working in independent music right now! Take a look at the full list of AIM Awards 2018 winners below…

AIM AWARDS WINNERS 2018

BEST SMALL LABEL
Black Acre Records

 

BEST SOPHOMORE RELEASE
Let’s Eat Grandma – I’m All Ears

 

BEST CREATIVE PACKAGING
Black Sabbath – The Ten Year War (BMG)

 

PPL AWARD FOR MOST PLAYED NEW INDEPENDENT ACT
Dave

 

INTERNATIONAL BREAKTHROUGH OF THE YEAR

Phoebe Bridgers


UK BREAKTHROUGH OF THE YEAR

Jorja Smith


INDIE CHAMPION AWARD
Femi Adeyemi – NTS Radio

 

INDEPENDENT VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Novo Amor – Birthplace

 

BEST LIVE ACT
Erasure

 

INDEPENDENT TRACK OF THE YEAR
Peggy Gou – It Makes You Forget (Itgehane)

 

INNOVATOR AWARD
SOPHIE

 

HARDEST WORKING GROUP OR ARTIST
Idles

 

INDEPENDENT ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Nadine Shah – Holiday Destination

 

INDEPENDENT LABEL OF THE YEAR
Ninja Tune

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OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO MUSIC
Tracey Thorn


PIONEER AWARD
Goldie