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Believe at the AIM Independent Music Awards 2016

September, 12th 2016 18:37

Last Tuesday, Believe Digital joined a force of independent music industry figures, labels and artists for a night of celebration at the AIM Independent Music Awards 2016.

Proudly sponsoring the category of Independent Label of The Year, Believe Digital also celebrated the nominations of roster acts Protoje featuring Chronixx, Ghetts & Rude Kidd, Flume and label Holy Roar.

Below is a full list of nominations, winners and some photos from the evening. Congratulations to those who picked up an award, see you next year!

BEST SMALL LABEL (in association with Proper Music Distribution)
Beatnik Creative
Earth Recordings
Holy Roar (Believe)
Local Action
Numbers – Winner

BEST DIFFICULT SECOND ALBUM (in association with Radio X)
Daughter – Not To Disappear – Winner
Fat White Family – Songs For Our Mothers
Melt Yourself Down – Last Evenings On Earth
Money – Suicide Songs
Savages – Adore Life

SPECIAL CATALOGUE RELEASE OF THE YEAR (In association with MODO)
British Sea Power – The Compleat Illustrated British Sea Power (Vol. 1) (Believe)
Mikael Tariverdiev – Film Music
Slade – When Slade Rocked The World – Winner
Various Artists – Ork Records: New York, New York
Various Artists – Leaf 20 Box Set

HARDEST WORKING BAND OR ARTIST
Darren Hayman – Winner
Kamasi Washington
Martyn Joseph
Run The Jewels
Shaodow

GOLDEN WELLY AWARD FOR BEST INDEPENDENT FESTIVAL In association with AIF, voted for via DIYmag.com)
Barn On The Farm
Beat Herder
Brainchild Festival – Winner
Pete The Monkey
Strawberries & Creem Festival

INDEPENDENT BREAKTHROUGH OF THE YEAR (in association with YouTube)
Christine And The Queens – Winner
Father John Misty
Flume (Believe)
Neck Deep
PVRIS
Stormzy

INDIE CHAMPION AWARD (in association with CI)
Chris Bye  – Arts Council England / Liverpool Sound City
Jen Long – DICE
Jess Partridge – London In Stereo
Jon Tolley – Banquet Records – Winner
Mary Anne Hobbs – BBC 6Music

INDEPENDENT VIDEO OF THE YEAR (in association with Vevo)
Darwin Deez – The Mess She Made
Grimes – Kill V. Maim
Kaytranada – Lite Spots
Oscar – Sometimes – Winner
Yeasayer – I Am Chemistry

BEST LIVE ACT (voted for by visitors to Songkick)
Babymetal – Winner
Caravan Palace
Courteeners
Sunset Sons
Wolf Alice

INDEPENDENT TRACK OF THE YEAR (in association with MCPS)
Adele – Hello – Winner
Christine And The Queens – Tilted
Field Music – The Noisy Days Are Over
Flume – Never Be Like You (Believe)
Ghetts x Rude Kid – One Take (Believe)
Major Lazer ft Nyla & Fuse ODG – Light It Up [remix]
Protoje Ft Chronixx – Who Knows (Believe)
Radiohead – Burn The Witch
Skepta – Man
Roots Manuva – Don’t Breathe Out

PPL AWARD FOR MOST PLAYED NEW INDEPENDENT ACT
KDA
Sigala – Winner
Wolf Alice
Tchami

INDEPENDENT ALBUM OF THE YEAR (In association with The Orchard)
ARCA – Mutant
Brian Eno – The Ship
Field Music – Commontime
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes – Blossom
Lapsley – Long Way Home
Little Simz – A Curious Tale Of Trials + Persons – Winner
Press To Meco – Good Intent
Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
Roots Manuva – Bleeds
Skepta – Konnichiwa

INDEPENDENT LABEL OF THE YEAR (In association with Believe Digital)
Because Music
Bella Union
Epitaph/ANTI – Winner
Moshi Moshi
Ninja Tune

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO MUSIC (in association with Amazon Music)
Roisin Murphy

PIONEER AWARD
Richard Russell, XL Recordings

INNOVATOR AWARD (in association with FUGA)
Stormzy

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AIM Awards 2016

Ghetts presenting the 'Golden Welly Award for Best Independent Festival'

Ghetts presenting the ‘Golden Welly Award for Best Independent Festival’

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Ghetts, Senior Label Manager Craig Evans & Head of Video Laurence James

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Noddy Holder accepting his ‘Special Catalogue Release Of The Year (In association with MODO)’ award

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The Brewery set up for the event

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Nick Parry, Digital Marketing & Communications UK

Aim Awards 2015: Nominees Announced

August, 12th 2015 13:05

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Believe are proud to be one of this year’s sponsors of the AIM Awards 2015, and is sponsoring the category for Independent Label Of The Year.

With the nominations being announced last night, Believe have a number of acts and key labels featuring, see below.

To view the full list of nominations, head over to the AIM website.

 

 

Best Small Label

High Focus

Special Catalogue Release Of The Year

Bjork – Coloured Vinyl Catalogue Reissue

Best ‘Difficult’ Second Album 

The 2 Bears (Southern Fried Records)

Hardest Working Band or Artist

Little Comets (One Little Indian)

Independent Album Of The Year

Bjork – Vulnicura (One Little Indian)

Best Live Act

To Kill A King

 

 

AIM Awards 2015 – Entries are now open!

May, 6th 2015 11:44

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Entries are now open for the 2015 AIM Awards!

It would be great to see as many Believe labels & artists enter as possible. Entry forms and full details on how to enter can be found at:

www.musicindie.com/awards/enternow

Deadline is 29th May 2015 in order to be considered, so be quick! Good Luck!

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