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The AIM Awards is going virtual for the first time this year with a variety of live performances celebrating 10 years of championing the unparalleled creativity and innovation of the UK’s independent music community. Tune in for free from 7pm on 12th August to watch the action unfold.

This year will see performances from some of independent music’s leading lights:
AJ TRACEY
LITTLE SIMZ

ARLO PARKS

TONY ALLEN TRIBUTE LED BY FEMI KOLEOSO (EZRA COLLECTIVE)

SPECIAL GUESTS

Nominees have now been announced for all of this year’s categories, as well as the exciting news that AJ Tracey will be taking home this year’s Innovator Award, with Little Simz picking up the Pioneer Award, Helen Smith receiving Indie Champion and afrobeat legend Tony Allen being posthumously awarded Outstanding Contribution to Music. This year’s ceremony will be hosted by tastemaker DJ and leading voice of BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra’s Rap Show, Tiffany Calver.

Download the AIM Awards app by searching ‘AIM Official’ in the app store for real-time updates, live interaction and exclusive content, and make sure to share your thoughts and set-ups on socials tagging @aimawards and using #AIMAwards2020!

2020 Award Categories:
Best Independent Label (in association with PIAS)
International Breakthrough (in association with Deezer)
Innovator Award (in association with Amazon Music)
Outstanding Contribution to Music (in association with Merlin)
PPL Award for Most Played New Independent Artist
Best Independent Video (in association with VEVO)
UK Independent Breakthrough (in association with YouTube Music)
Best Creative Packaging (in association with Signature Brew)
Best Live Act (in association with Creative Technology)
Best Independent Album (in association with Spotify)
Indie Champion (in association with MCPS)
One to Watch (in association with BBC Music Introducing)
Best Independent Track (in association with Facebook)
Best Independent Remix (in association with Design Scene)
Pioneer Award (in association with Evoke)
Best Small Label (in association with Key Production)
Best [Difficult] Second Album (in association with Proper Music)

Special Recognition Award (in association with FUGA)

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