BRITHOPTV: [News] Ghetts, Wiley, & JME, High Focus Records, & Young Fathers represent Grime & UK Hip-Hop at AIM Independent Music Awards 2015 | #Music #MusicNews

Ghetts, Wiley, & JME, High Focus Records, & Young Fathers represent Grime & UK Hip-Hop at AIM Independent Music Awards 2015

BRITHOPTV: [News] Ghetts, Wiley, & JME, High Focus Records, & Young Fathers represent Grime & UK Hip-Hop at AIM Independent Music Awards 2015 | #Music #MusicNews

Last week AIM announced the nominations for their fifth annual Independent Music Awards taking place in September. Grime‘s current leading figure, Skepta is to be honoured with the ‘Oustanding Contribution To Music ‘Award,  but there are also other artist  from the world of Grime and UK Hip-Hop who are nominated for awards.

High Focus Records,  home to UK Hip-Hop artist such as Fliptrix, Verb-T,  Ocean Wisdom and the collective The Four Owls are nominated In the ‘Best Small Label’ category. Scottish Alternative Hip-Hop band, Young Fathers are nominated in two categories;  ‘Difficult Second album’ and ‘Hardest Working Band Or Artist’.

Boy Better Know CEO, JME is also nominated for awards in two categories, ‘Hardest Working Band Or Artist’,and ‘Best Independent Album’.  Last year’s winner of the ‘Hardest Working Band Or Artist’ award, Ghetts is nominated again, but this time in the ‘Most Played new Independent’ category.

We would like to wish all nominees the best of luck! A full list of the nominees can be seen below:

The 2015 AIM Awards nominees.


BEST SMALL LABEL –
in association with Disc Manufacturing Services

DMS

Basick Records
Erased Tapes
High Focus Records
Planet Mu Records
Rocket Girl

BEST ‘DIFFICULT’ SECOND ALBUM – in association with XFM

Xfmlogo
Alabama Shakes – Sound & Colour
Holly Herndon – Platform
Nadine Shah – Fast Food
The 2 Bears – The Night Is Young
Young Fathers – White Men Are Black Men Too

SPECIAL CATALOGUE RELEASE OF THE YEAR – in association with Amazon Music

amazon

Cities Of Darkscorch Boardgame
Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Inside The Pleasuredome
Bjork – Coloured Vinyl Catalogue Reissue
The Pretty Things – Bouquets From a Cloudy Sky
Imogen Heap – Sparks (Deluxe Boxset)
Oasis – (What’s The Story) Morning Glory? Reissue

HARDEST WORKING BAND OR ARTIST
Courtney Barnett
JME
Little Comets
Swans
Young Fathers

GOLDEN WELLY AWARD FOR BEST INDEPENDENT FESTIVAL – in association with AIF and DIY

DIY SMALL

ArcTanGent
Barn on the Farm
Brainchild Festival
Pete The Monkey
Truck Festival

INDEPENDENT BREAKTHROUGH OF THE YEAR
Courtney Barnett
FKA Twigs
Run The Jewels
Sonhoy Blues
Wolf Alice

INDIE CHAMPION AWARD – sponsored by CI

CI 2015
Camilla Pia – BBC 6Music
Marc Riley – BBC 6Music
Peter Guy – Getintothis
Rupert Morrison – The Drift Record Shop
Tim Burgess – Songwriter & O Genesis Music Ltd

INDEPENDENT VIDEO OF THE YEAR – sponsored by Vevo

vevo 2014

Alt-J – Hunger Of The Pine
Flying Lotus – Never Catch Me
Ghostpoet – Sorry My Love It’s You, Not Me
Ibeyi – River
Son Lux – Change Is Everything

BEST LIVE ACT – in association with Jack Daniel’s voted for by

JD

visitors to Songkick
All Time Low
Alt-J
Erasure
Thunder
To Kill A King
Twin Atlantic

INDEPENDENT TRACK OF THE YEAR – in association with Spotify

spotifynew

Alt-J – Every Other Freckle
Courtney Barnett – Pedestrian At Best
FKA Twigs – Two Weeks
Jamie XX – Loud Places
LA Priest – Oino
Major Lazer – Lean On
Mogwai – Teenage Exorcist
Neck Deep – Can’t kick Up The Roots
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi-Love
Wiley – On A Level


INDEPENDENT ALBUM OF THE YEAR
– in association with dotFans

dotfans

Bjork – Vulnicura
Enter Shikari – The Mindsweep
Father John Misty – I Love you, Honeybear
Ghostpoet – Shedding Skin
JME – Integrity>
The Bug – Angels & Devils
The Charlatans – Modern Nature
The Xcerts – There Is Only You
Wolf Alice – My Love Is Cool
Young Fathers – White Men Are Black Men Too


INDEPENDENT LABEL OF THE YEAR –
in association with Believe Digital

Believe Digital

Epitaph Records
Erased Tapes Records
Heavenly Recordings
Planet Mu Records
Transgressive Records

PPL AWARD FOR MOST PLAYED NEW INDEPENDENT

PPLNEW

ACT
FKA Twigs
Ghetts
Jungle
Ward Thomas

WINNERS

Some of our 2015 winners have already been decided by our esteemed judging panel!

promostream

 INNOVATOR AWARD 2015 in association with Promostream

 PETER QUICKE, MATT BLACK AND JONATHAN MORE, NINJA TUNE

Read more about the Innovator Award here

The Orchard

PIONEER AWARD 2015 in association with The Orchard

DIGBY PEARSON, EARACHE RECORDS

Read more about the Pioneer Award here

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO MUSIC AWARD 2015 in association with Merlin

Merlin

SKEPTA

Read more about the Pioneer Award here

24th August 2015

w/c 24th August 2015

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