Arctic Monkeys and Adele Up for Independent Music Awards
Frank Turner and Alabama Shakes have got two nominations each for this year's AIM Independent Music Awards...
The likes of Arctic Monkeys, The Prodigy and Adele have been shortlisted for this year's AIM Independent Music Awards.
Frank Turner and Alabama Shakes have got two nominations each for the awards honouring acts signed to independent record labels - while Enter Shikari are leaders of the pack with three nominations.
"Its an honour to be nominated for not one but three awards. the Independent Album of the Year and Best Live Act award nominations mean a lot to us, and the Hardest Working Band feels appropriate right now (at time of writing, we're in a jet lagged haze in Brisbane, Australia)," Enter Shikari commented.
"Even if we end up walking away with no actual awards, it was nice that the independent world thought of us enough to nominate us for these coveted gongs. Bring it on."
The winners are being announced at the end of October.
The nominees are:
Best Live Act
Independent Breakthrough Of The Year
Alt - J
Hardest Working Band Or Artist
Best Difficult Second Album
Admiral Fallow - Tree Bursts In Snow
First Aid Kit - The Lion's Roar
Speech Debelle - Freedom Of Speech
The Invisible - Rispah
The Skints - Part & Parcel
Independent Album Of The Year
Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls
Enter Shikari - A Flash Flood Of Colour
Liars - Wixiw
Future Of The Left ? The Plot Against Common Sense
Rustie - Glass Swords
Best Small Label
Black Butter Records
Xtra Mile Recordings
Genre Spotlight Award
Broadcaster Ft Peggy Seeger - Folksploitation
Lorn - Ask The Dust
Neil Cowley Trio - The Face Of Mount Molehill
Netsky - 2
Wiley - Evolve Or Be Extinct
Independent Entrepreneur Of The Year
Alex Di Savoia - Aardvark Records
Chris Goss / Tony Colman / Tom Kelsey - Hospital Records
Louis Barabbas - Debt Records
Sam Dyson - Dis! tiller Records
Simon Raymonde - Bella Union
PPL Award For Most Played Independent Act
Special Catalogue Release Of The Year
Amon Tobin - Amon Tobin
Madness - A Guided Tour Of Madness
Can - The Lost Tapes
The 13th Floor Elevators - Music Of The Spheres
Various Artists - The Original Sound Of Cumbia
Independent Label Of The Year
Indie Champion Award
Olli Dutton - Obscene Strategies
Ian Evans - IME Music
Steve Lamacq ? BBC 6music
Katie Parsons - Kerrang!
Shell Zenner - Amazing Radio
Best Independent Festival
In The Woods Festival
Y Not Festival
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