AIM Awards 2014 Nominees

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The fourth annual AIM Independent Music Awards took place at London's The Brewery on 2nd September 2014. The sold out ceremony was a great success with the industry's finest turning out to celebrate a great year for independent music.

After careful deliberation by our esteemed judging panel, and public voting which saw more than 10,000 people register their votes, we revealed our nominees! Congratulations to all of the bands, artists, festivals, labels and industry figures nominated. The full list of nominees can be seen below, to take a look at the winners click here.


The 2014 AIM Awards nominees are...


BEST SMALL LABEL -
 In association with Disc Manufacturing Services
HyperdubDMS
Kissability
Marshall Teller Records
National Anthem
Sonic Cathedral



BEST LIVE ACT - In association with Songkick
Bonobosongkick
Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip
Five Finger Death Punch
London Grammar
Sophie Ellis-Bextor




BEST 'DIFFICULT' SECOND ALBUM -
 In association with XFMXfmlogo
Anna Calvi - One Breath
Ben Watt - Hendra
Blood Orange - Cupid Deluxe
The Pretty Reckless - Going To Hell
Withered Hand - New Gods



GOLDEN WELLY AWARD FOR BEST INDEPENDENT FESTIVAL - In association with AIF and DIY
ArcTanGent
Barn on the Farmdiy new
Greenbelt
In The Woods
LeeFest



HARDEST WORKING BAND OR ARTIST - In association with Jack Daniel's
BonoboJack Daniels New
Femme
Gabby Young
Ghetts
PINS



INDEPENDENT BREAKTHROUGH OF THE YEAR -  Sponsored by 7digital
Courtney Barnett
Future Islands7digital
London Grammar
Sohn
Young Fathers




INDEPENDENT TRACK OF THE YEAR - Sponsored by Spotify
Arctic Monkeys - Do I Wanna Know?
FKA Twigs - Water MeSpotifyCrop
Future Islands - Seasons (Waiting On You)
London Grammar - Strong
Sampha - Too Much
Twin Atlantic - Heart and Soul



INDEPENDENT VIDEO OF THE YEAR - Sponsored by Vevo
Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip - You Will See Me
FKA  Twigs - Water Mevevo 2014
James - Moving On
Liars - Mess On A Mission
Royal Canoe - Birthday


INDIE CHAMPION AWARD -CI Sponsored by CI
Alex Baker - Kerrang! Radio
Camilla Pia - BBC 6Music
Charles Caldas - Merlin
John Doran - The Quietus
Tim Palmer & Clemence Godard - Bird On The Wire


SPECIAL CATALOGUE RELEASE OF THE YEAR - in association with Amazon Music
Cabaret Voltaire - Collected Works 1983-1985amazon
Nightmares on Wax - N.O.W Is The Time
Small Faces - Here Come The Nice - Immediate Years Box Set 1967-1969
The Twilight Sad: Fourteen Autumns & Fifteen Winters (Expanded Edition)
Various Artists - Purple Snow - Forecasting The Minneapolis Sound



INDEPENDENT ALBUM OF THE YEAR - 
Sponsored by MixRadio
Actress - Ghettoville
Arctic Monkeys - AMMixRadio
East India Youth - Total Strife Forever
Fred V & Graffix - Recognise
Gruff Rhys - American Interior
Kate Tempest - Everybody Down
London Grammar - If You Wait 
Mogwai - Rave Tapes 
Tune-Yards - Nikki Nack 
Within Temptaion - Hydra




INDEPENDENT LABEL OF THE YEAR - 
Sponsored by Believe Digital
Because Music
DominoBelieve Digital
Fearless Records
Hospital Records
Ninja Tune
Secretly Group




WINNERS

Some of our 2014 winners have already been decided by our esteemed judging panel!


kode9

 INNOVATOR AWARD 2014 in association with The Orchard

 STEVE GOODMAN AKA KODE9, HYPERDUB

 Read more about the Innovator Award here

The Orchard





MARTIN

 PIONEER AWARD 2014

 MARTIN MILLS, BEGGARS GROUP

 Read more about the Pioneer Award here




richiehawtin OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO MUSIC AWARD 2014           in association with eMusic

  RICHIE HAWTIN


  Read more about the Outstanding Contribution Award here


eMusic






The PPL Award for Most Played New Independent Artist will be revealed at the ceremony on 2nd September.

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