The 2016 AIM Awards will take place on 6th September in London, rewarding the great and good of the independent sector. Celebrating labels and artists of every size and genre, the awards is the key night in the independent sector’s calendar.
Previous winners have included FKA Twigs, Enter Shikari, Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip, Wolf Alice, Richie Hawtin, Ghetts, Adele, Twin Atlantic, Wiley, Swans, Flying Lotus, All Time Low, Skepta, Jungle, London Grammar, Billy Bragg, Liars, Young Fathers and many others. Label winners have included Transgressive Records, Alcopop Records, Earache Records, Warp Records, Ninja Tune, Hyperdub, Beggars Group, Stolen Recordings, Domino and more.
AIM is now taking entries for 2016, for categories including:
Best Small label
Best ‘Difficult’ Second Album
Special Catalogue Release of the Year
Hardest Working Band or Artist
Golden Welly Award for Best Independent Festival
Independent Breakthrough of the Year
Independent Video of the Year
Indie Champion Award
Best Live Act
Independent Track of the Year
Independent Album of the Year
Entries are accepted until 24th May 2016 – entry forms can be downloaded by clicking the button below: