The 2014 AIM Independent Music Awards took place on 2nd September 2014. Hosted by Radio 1’s Alice Levine and XFM’s John Kennedy, the ceremony saw London Grammar, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Twin Atlantic, Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip, Ghetts, Richie Hawtin and many other incredible independent artists pick up awards. The audience were also treated to performances from Daughter and Twin Atlantic.
(photo credit: AIM music awards)
Here are the 2014 AIM Independent Music Awards winners:
Best Small Label: Hyperdub
Best Live Act: Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Independent Breakthrough of the Year: London Grammar
Hardest Working Band or Artist: Ghetts
Special Catalogue Release of the Year: Various Artists – Forecasting The Minneapolis Sound
Best ‘Difficult’ Second Album: Ben Watt – Hendra
Golden Welly Award For Best Independent Festival: Barn On The Farm
Indie Champion Award: John Doran, The Quietus
Independent Track of the Year: Twin Atlantic – Heart and Soul
Independent Video of the Year: Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip – You Will See Me
PPL Award For Most Played New Independent Act: London Grammar
Independent Album of the Year: Arctic Monkeys – AM
Innovator Award: Steve Goodman, Hyperdub
Independent Label of the Year: Domino
Outstanding Contribution to Music: Richie Hawtin
Pioneer Award: Martin Mills, Beggars Group
Special Recognition Award: Alison Wenham, AIM
Congratulations to everyone who was nominated, and of course, to this year’s winners. Many thanks to our hosts, judges, partners and sponsors.
(photo credit: Daniel Strong Entertainment Limited/Tambu-christel McCaghrey)
The night was fun and again congratulations to the winners. After all that fun I ended up in bed tired and ready for dream land.
Thank you again AIM for having me. Thank you to the readers for checking up on me online last night and for reading this post now. From yours truly, Tam.