AIM Independent Music Awards


The 2015 AIM Independent Music Awards took place on 8th September 2015. Hosted by Radio 1's Alice Levine and XFM's John Kennedy, the ceremony saw FKA twigs, Wolf Alice, Skepta, Flying Lotus, Young Fathers, Enter Shikari and many other incredible independent artists pick up awards. The audience were also treated to performances from grime MC Stormzy and Canadian outfit Alvvays. Pictures and footage from the ceremony are available below.

You can pick up music from any of the winners and nominees by visiting Amazon Music's AIM Awards store.

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Here are the 2015 AIM Independent Music Awards winners:

Best Small Label: 
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Best Live Act: All Time Low
Independent Breakthrough of the Year: Wolf Alice
Hardest Working Band or Artist: Swans
Special Catalogue Release of the Year: Cities Of Darkscorch Boardgame
Best 'Difficult' Second Album: Young Fathers - White Men Are Black Men Too
Golden Welly Award For Best Independent Festival: Brainchild Festival
Indie Champion Award: Marc Riley - BBC 6 Music
Independent Track of the Year: FKA twigs - Two Weeks
Independent Video of the Year: Flying Lotus - Never Catch Me
PPL Award For Most Played New Independent Act: Jungle
Independent Album of the Year: Enter Shikari - The Mindsweep
Innovator Award: Peter Quicke, Matt Black & Jonathan More - Ninja Tune
Independent Label of the Year: Transgressive
Outstanding Contribution to Music: Skepta
Pioneer Award: Digby Pearson - Earache Records

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Congratulations to everyone who was nominated, and of course, to this year's winners. Many thanks to our hosts, judges, partners and sponsors.

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Charity Partner: Help Musicians UK

We are thrilled to be supporting the important work of charity Help Musicians UK at this year's awards. To find out more about the great work Help Musicians UK do click here to view their website, or visit our Sponsors and Partners page.

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