This year we have been a proud sponsor of the AIM Independent Music Awards 2014, which took place yesterday at The Brewery in London. Sponsoring the award for Independent Label of the Year, CIO and Believe Recordings UK label founder Stephen King presented the award to the winners, the team at Domino Records.

We would like to congratulate all the nominees and winners of the AIM Awards 2014, especially our friends at Hospital Records and their artists Fred V & Grafix, Marshall Teller Records and Gabby Young on Gift of the Gab Records for their nominations!

Here is a full list of the winners:

Best Small Label: Hyperdub
Best Live Act: Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Independent Breakthrough of the Year: London Grammar
Hardest Working Band or Artist: Ghetts
Special Catalogue Release of the Year: Various Artists – Forecasting The Minneapolis Sound
Best ‘Difficult’ Second Album: Ben Watt – Hendra
Golden Welly Award For Best Independent Festival: Barn On The Farm
Indie Champion Award: John Doran, The Quietus
Independent Track of the Year: Twin Atlantic – Heart and Soul
Independent Video of the Year: Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip – You Will See Me
PPL Award For Most Played New Independent Act: London Grammar
Independent Album of the Year: Arctic Monkeys – AM
Innovator Award: Steve Goodman, Hyperdub
Independent Label of the Year: Domino
Outstanding Contribution to Music: Richie Hawtin
Pioneer Award: Martin Mills, Beggars Group
Special Recognition Award: Alison Wenham, AIM

All in all, a great night for independent music!