AIM MUSIC AWARDS 2017

BEST SMALL LABEL

The winner is... Planet Mu
In association with: Proper Music Distribution
  • Planet Mu

BEST DIFFICULT SECOND ALBUM

The winner is... Jlin – Black Origami
In association with: Radio X
  • Jlin – Black Origami

SPECIAL CATALOGUE RELEASE OF THE YEAR

The winner is... Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Lovely Creatures: The Best of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
In association with: MCPS
  • Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Lovely Creatures: The Best of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

HARDEST WORKING BAND OR ARTIST

The winner is... ShaoDow
  • ShaoDow

GOLDEN WELLY AWARD FOR BEST INDEPENDENT FESTIVAL

The winner is... Lost Evenings
In association with: AIF & DIY
  • Lost Evenings

INDEPENDENT BREAKTHROUGH OF THE YEAR

The winner is... Sampha
In association with: YouTube
  • Sampha

INDIE CHAMPION AWARD

The winner is... Katie Riding & Joe Daniel – Indie Label Market
  • Katie Riding & Joe Daniel – Indie Label Market

INDEPENDENT VIDEO OF THE YEAR

The winner is... DJ Shadow – Nobody Speak (feat. Run The Jewels)
In association with: Vevo
  • DJ Shadow – Nobody Speak (feat. Run The Jewels)

BEST LIVE ACT

The winner is... Counterfeit
In association with: Songkick
  • Counterfeit

INDEPENDENT TRACK OF THE YEAR

The winner is... The xx – On Hold
In association with: Spotify
  • The xx – On Hold

PPL AWARD FOR MOST PLAYED NEW INDEPENDENT ACT

The winner is... Stormzy
In association with: PPL
  • Stormzy

INDEPENDENT ALBUM OF THE YEAR

The winner is... Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer
In association with: INgrooves
  • Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer

INDEPENDENT LABEL OF THE YEAR

The winner is... Because Music
In association with: Believe
  • Because Music

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO MUSIC

The winner is...
  • The Dillinger Escape Plan

PIONEER AWARD

The winner is...
In association with: The Orchard
  • Steve Beckett (Warp Records)

INNOVATOR AWARD

The winner is...
In association with: FUGA
  • Boy Better Know