AIM Music Awards 2014.


The 2014 AIM Independent Music Awards took place on 2nd September 2014. Hosted by Radio 1’s Alice Levine and XFM’s John Kennedy, the ceremony saw London Grammar, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Twin Atlantic, Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip, Ghetts, Richie Hawtin and many other incredible independent artists pick up awards. The audience were also treated to performances from Daughter and Twin Atlantic.

(photo credit: AIM music awards)

Here are the 2014 AIM Independent Music Awards 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

Congratulations to everyone who was nominated, and of course, to this year’s winners.  Many thanks to our hosts, judges, partners and sponsors.


(photo credit: Daniel Strong Entertainment Limited/Tambu-christel McCaghrey)

The night was fun and again congratulations to the winners. After all that fun I ended up in bed tired and ready for dream land.

Thank you again AIM for having me. Thank you to the readers for checking up on me online last night and for reading this post now. From yours truly, Tam.


Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2011 – Nov. 17th

My first ever award nominations in music, the 2011 HMMAs!! I was nominated for Best RnB but I couldn’t attend for medical reasons but my spirit was with them all the way and I twitted like a crazy woman trying to catch up on what was going on! I am blessed is so many ways that i really do wish the other artists who were also nominated a lot of success. I know i will be successful when the my time comes!


This is one of the biggest events in the Hollywood scene when it comes to music used in the media industry, and trust us, there’s few events that are going to feature as many talented individuals as this does.

If you work in the industry or you’re a member of the press, grab your best clothes, a camera and your biggest smile for one of the most enjoyable events of the California calendar. Showcasing some of the brightest and best in musical creation for media, the event will highlight the achievements of those who want to improve the musical media landscape.

Celebrity Hosts Include:

HMMA welcomes our celebrity hosts for 2011. Blockbuster film star Eric Roberts, former Matchbox 20 member Adam Gaynor, celebrity spokesmodel Suzan Brittan-Gault, Rockstar Supernova™ and Guns n’ Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke, Actor (Moneyball, Friday Night Lights ) Stephen Bishop, radio host Samantha Phillips, showman, artist and impressionist, Greg London, Recording artist Howard Hewett and International rock artist Anand Bhatt.

Special Appearance by:LEAH REMINI & DEBRA MESSING

Lifetime Achievement Presentation to:SMOKEY ROBINSON