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AIM Awards presented for 2018

By | Published on Wednesday 5 September 2018

Tracey Thorn / AIM Awards

It was only AIM’s Independent Music Awards last night, celebrating the best of British independent music and labels by employing the tried and test formula of handing out some gongs to people. But which people? Well, let me tell you…

Independent Album Of The Year: Nadine Shah – Holiday Destination
Independent Track Of The Year: Peggy Gou – It Makes You Forget (Itgehane)
Best Sophomore Release: Let’s Eat Grandma – I’m All Ears
Independent Video Of The Year: Novo Amor – Birthplace
Best Creative Packaging: Black Sabbath – The Ten Year War

PPL Award For Most Played New Independent Act: Dave
UK Breakthrough Of The Year: Jorja Smith
International Breakthrough Of The Year: Phoebe Bridgers
Best Live Act: Erasure
Hardest Working Group: Idles

Outstanding Contribution To Music: Tracey Thorn
Pioneer Award: Goldie
Innovator Award: Sophie
Indie Champion Award: Femi Adeyemi, NTS Radio

Independent Label Of The Year: Ninja Tune
Best Small Label: Black Acre Records