Arctic Monkeys, Twin Atlantic & London Grammar Among AIM Award Winners

Arctic Monkeys

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.


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

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