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The 2022 A2IM Libera Awards are the largest independent music award show in the world and this year’s event took place on June 16th. They celebrate the successes of the independent music community, from the artists that create the music to the labels that release and promote it.

There were 22 nominations across the Beggars Group labels including Gang Of Four, Dry Cleaning, Snail Mail, Tkay Maidza, Parquet Courts, Sleaford Mods, Steve Gunn, as well as a best sync usage nomination for Adele’s “Hello” in the NFL promo Tom Brady’s Return. There were six wins during the evening – congratulations to both the winners and nominees!

2022 Winners:
Label of the Year (Big): Matador Records tied with Mom + Pop Music Best Jazz Record: BADBADNOTGOOD – Talk Memory (XL Recordings/Innovative Leisure)
Best Latin Record: Helado Negro – Far In (4AD)
Best Live/Livestream Act: Mdou Moctar – “Live at the Niger River” (Matador)
Best Reissue: Radiohead – Kid A Mnesia (XL Recordings)
Best World Record: Mdou Moctar – Afrique Victime (Matador Records)

Congrats to all!

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