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Dan Le Sac & Scroobius Pip also took home an award!
The event, which took place last night, celebrated the best of independent music from around the industry. AIM is a not-for-profit trade body established in 1999 to represent the UK independent music industry.
Arctic Monkeys took home Best Independent Album of the year, London Grammar walked away with Breakthrough Artist and Most Played New Act. Twin Atlantic, who also performed on the night, won track of the year for Heart & Soul.
Radio X's Scroobius Pip won best video for You Will See Me, and the Radio X Difficult Second Album Award went to Ben Watt.
See the full list of winners below.
AIM INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS WINNERS:
Best Live Act (in association with Songkick): Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Independent Breakthrough of The Year (sponsored by 7digital): London Grammar
Hardest Working Band or Artist (in association with Jack Daniel’s): Ghetts
Best ‘Difficult’ Second Album (in association with Radio X): Ben Watt - Hendra
Independent Album of The Year (sponsored by MixRadio): Arctic Monkeys - AM
Best Small Label (sponsored by Disc Manufacturing Services): Hyperdub
PPL Award For Most Played New Independent Act: London Grammar
Special Catalogue Release of The Year (in association with Amazon Music): Various - Purple Snow: Forecasting The Minneapolis Sound
Independent Label of The Year (sponsored by Believe Digital): Domino
Independent Track of The Year (sponsored by Spotify): Twin Atlantic - Heart & Soul
Independent Video of The Year (sponsored by VEVO): Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip - You Will See Me
Indie Champion Award (sponsored by CI): John Doran, The Quietus
Golden Welly Award for Best Independent Festival (in association with AIF and DIY): Barn on the Farm
Special Recognition Award: Alison Wenham, AIM Chairman and CEO
Outstanding Contribution to Music (sponsored by eMusic): Richie Hawtin
Pioneer Award: Martin Mills, Beggars Group