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Press release: AIM First Round nominees29 July 2022

The AIM 200 Independent Music Awards have announced their first round of nominees, and we have some artists on the list! The award ceremony takes place on September 28th.

International Breakthrough in association with Deezer
Amyl & the Sniffers (Rough Trade Records)
Mdou Moctar (Matador Records)

Best Independent Track in association with Meta
FKA twigs – ‘tears in the club’ ft. the weeknd (Young Recordings)
Overmono – ‘So U Kno’ (Poly Kicks/XL Recordings)

Best Independent EP/Mixtape
FKA Twigs – ‘CAPRISONGS’ (Young Recordings)
Joy Orbison – ‘still slipping vol.1’ (XL Recordings)

Best Independent Album in association with Spotify
Mustafa – ‘When Smoke Rises’ (Young)

Best Independent Remix
Erika de Casier – ‘Polite (Mura Masa Remix)’ (4AD)
Ibeyi – ‘Lavender & Red Roses ft. Jorja Smith (Champion Remix)’ (XL Recordings)

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Press release: Congrats to our 2022 A2IM Libera Award winners! 1 July 2022

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...

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Press release: Congrats to Sleaford Mods 7 April 2022

Sleaford Mods are up for Best Album at the prestigious Ivor Novello Awards!
Good luck guys!

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