#MusicNews | AIM Awards 2019 Winners Announced

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The winners have been revealed at The AIM Independent Music Awards 2019 which took place at Roundhouse London for the first time last Tuesday (3rd September) - marking AIM's 20th anniversary. Another fantastic year for the UK Urban acts after Ms Banks and AJ Tracey have been among the performers for the ceremony's live show that evening.

Massive congratulations to Dave who became the first-time winner for Best Independent Track category with ‘Funky Friday’ featuring Fredo and also for Best Independent Album with his debut album ‘Psychodrama’.

Here is the full list of AIM Awards 2019 winners below:

BEST INDEPENDENT ALBUM (in association with Spotify)

DAVE - PSYCHODRAMA

BEST INDEPENDENT LABEL (in association with [PIAS] )

PARTISAN RECORDS

BEST INDEPENDENT TRACK (in association with Facebook)

DAVE - FUNKY FRIDAY (FEAT. FREDO)

INTERNATIONAL BREAKTHROUGH (in association with Creative Industries Federation)

JADE BIRD

UK INDEPENDENT BREAKTHROUGH (in association with YouTube Music)

IDLES

BEST [DIFFICULT] SECOND ALBUM (in association with Key Production)

IDLES - JOY AS AN ACT OF RESISTANCE

BEST SMALL LABEL (in association with Proper Music Group)

SCRUFF OF THE NECK

ONE TO WATCH (in association with BBC Music Introducing)

GEORGIA

BEST INDEPENDENT VIDEO (in association with Vevo)

HOT CHIP - HUNGRY CHILD

BEST LIVE ACT (voted for by the public on Songkick)

GERRY CINNAMON

BEST CREATIVE PACKAGING (in association with MCPS)

VARIOUS ARTISTS, HAND-PICKED AND CURATED IN COLLABORATION WITH THE ROLLING STONES, "CONFESSIN THE BLUES"

PPL AWARD FOR MOST PLAYED NEW INDEPENDENT ARTIST

FREYA RIDINGS

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO MUSIC (in association with Merlin)

DEBBIE HARRY

PIONEER AWARD (in association with Bucks Music Group)

JOHNNY MARR

INNOVATOR AWARD (in association with Amazon Music)

ALLEN KOVAC

INDIE CHAMPION (in association with ClientEarth)

CHARLES CALDAS, MERLIN CEO

We’re very grateful to be part of Ms Banks’ musical journey after she had performed at iluvlive in 2016. Watch what she’s like back then on our flashback video