The nominations for the sixth annual AIM Awards were announced last night in a launch event at House of Vans, London.
The awards will take place at The Brewery, London, on September 6th, with a total of 47 artists competing for nine artist awards, including Wolf Alice (pictured), Radiohead, Roots Manuva,Skepta, Fat White Family and Run the Jewels.
Award categories include best difficult second album, hardest working band or artist, independent breakthrough of the year and best live act. In addition, there is the best small label and independent label of the year awards and the ‘Golden Welly’ award for best independent festival.
AIM CEO Alison Wenham said: “Where else other than the AIM Awards would you find grime acts going head to head with hardcore punk bands and electronic producers? The shortlisted nominees represent a huge diversity of artist and genres and highlight the fact that the best place to be in the music industry right now is the independent sector”.
To see the complete nominations shortlist, go here.
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