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Press release: Congrats to our Latin Grammy nominees!21 September 2022

Congrats to XL RECORDINGS artists ARCA and IBEYI, who have both received nominations in the 23rd Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®

Arca is nominated for Best Alternative Music Album for KICK II and Ibeyi is included in the Best Urban Fusion/ Performance nomination for Residente’s “THIS IS NOT AMERICA.”

This is Arca’s second Latin GRAMMY nomination and Ibeyi’s first! Congratulations to them both!


Press release: More AIM nominees!15 September 2022

Another wave of AIM nominees has been announced and we are happy for these additions to the previously announced nominees and look forward to the event on September 28th.

Best Independent Label nominee
Rough Trade

Best Creative Campaign
Radiohead – ‘KID A MNESIA’ (XL Recordings)


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)