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Press release: 2018 AIM awards - nominees announced 8 August 2018

The nominees for the 2018 AIM awards have been announced. Congrats to our label nominees!
Click here to read the full list of nominees..

Independent Album Of The Year
Kamasi WashingtonHeaven & Earth – Young Turks

UK Breakthrough Of The Year
Goat Girl – Rough Trade Records

Best Sophomore Release
King Krule – XL Recordings


Press release: Mercury Prize 2018 shortlist!26 July 2018

Congrats to the label group artists on making the 2018 Mercury Prize shortlist! On September 20th, they will announce the winner.

Everything is Recorded – ‘Everything is Recorded’
King Krule – ‘The Ooz’

Click here to read the post on the Mercury Prize website.


Press release: BEGGARS LABELS WIN 5 AWARDS AT 2018 LIBERA AWARDS26 June 2018

Beggars Labels won five awards at this year’s A2IM Libera Awards Awards held on June 21st in New York City. Each of the five labels under the Beggars umbrella took home an award, and represent a very diverse and unique group of alternative artists and genres.

4AD received the award for Best Rock Album, presented for The National’s stellar and Grammy Award winning seventh album Sleep Well Beast.

Matador Records’ Perfume Genius won the Best Video award for the song “Die 4 You”, directed by the amazing Floria Sigismondi.

Rough Trade artist Princess Nokia was honored with the “Breakthrough Artist” award for her album 1992 Deluxe.

XL Recordings artist Ibeyi was awarded “Best World Album” for their second album Ash.

Young Turks’ Kamasi Washington was awarded “Best Jazz Album” for his Harmony Of Difference EP.

The individual diversity and unique qualities of these artists and the wide-ranging musical styles that they all represent, is a...