The Affiliation of Impartial Music (AIM) has revealed its nominees in 12 classes for the 2023 AIM Awards.

RAYE and Shygirl every acquired three nominations. 070 Shake, who collaborated with RAYE on “Escapism,” acquired two, as did Ezra Collective, Overmono and ENNY. Different notable nominees embrace: Moist Leg, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Yves Tumor, Little Simz and Rina Sawayama.

AIM additionally revealed the winners of two awards.

Björk gained the publicly-voted Greatest Dwell Efficiency award, besting Beabadoobee, MUNA and Japan’s kawaii-metal woman band BABYMETAL.

Dr. Charisse Beaumont, CEO of Black Lives in Music (BLiM), was named Variety Champion in recognition of her groundbreaking work in creating an inclusive music trade, such because the rollout of BLiM’s voluntary Music Trade Anti-Racism Code.

The AIM Impartial Music Awards acknowledges the achievements of impartial labels, artists and entrepreneurs that make up the U.Ok.’s impartial music sector.

Silvia Montello, CEO of AIM, mentioned in an announcement: “The AIM Independent Music Awards are a night to celebrate the best of the UK’s independent music community, and to showcase its triumphs and innovations. We are proud to be able to honour the diversity and talent across the UK ‘s independent labels, artists, entrepreneurs and champions and it’s fantastic to see continued public recognition of Björk’s trailblazing live shows!”

The awards shall be introduced at London’s Roundhouse on Sept. 26.

The ceremony will rejoice the fiftieth anniversary of hip-hop, an anniversary that has been feted at quite a few awards reveals already this 12 months. The phase, supported by BBC 1Xtra, will acknowledge hip-hop’s affect and its lasting impression on the emergence of jungle, grime and drum & bass.

Right here’s a whole checklist of nominees for the 2023 AIM Awards.

Greatest Dwell Efficiency

Björk  (One Little Impartial)

Variety Champion

Charisse Beaumont – Black Lives in Music

PPL Award for Most Performed New Impartial Artist

AntsLive (Payday Information, Trademark Information)

John Summit (Off The Grid Information)

Surya Sen (Skint Information)

Vibe Chemistry (DnB Allstars Information)

Moist Leg (Domino Information)

Music Entrepreneur of the 12 months

Alex Brees – Un:hurd

Caius Pawson – Younger / Area

Jess Kangalee – Good Vitality PR

Keturah Cummings – Ahead Slash

Yasin El Ashrafi – HQ Familia

Greatest Boutique Label

Chess Membership

Glasgow Underground


Tough Bones

So Younger Information

Greatest Impartial Label

Defected Information

Eternally Residing Originals

Hospital Information

One Little Impartial


Greatest Artistic Marketing campaign

As a result of Music (Shygirl – “Nymph”)

Soiled Hit (Rina Sawayama – “Hold the Girl”)

Human Re Sources (RAYE – “My 21st Century Blues”)

Ninja Tune (Younger Fathers – “Heavy Heavy”)

Partisan Information (Ezra Collective – “Where I’m Meant to Be”)

XL Recordings (Yaeji – “With a Hammer”)

UK Impartial Breakthrough

Ezra Collective (Partisan Information)

I.Jordan (Ninja Tune)

Overmono (XL Recordings)

Shygirl (As a result of Music)

Suki Waterhouse (Sub Pop)

Greatest Impartial Monitor (Meta)

Connie Constance – “Hurt You” (Play It Once more Sam)

ENNY – “Charge It” (FAMM)

4 Tet – “Three Drums” (Textual content Information)

Makaya McCraven – “Dream Another” (XL Recordings)

Overmono – “Good Lies” (XL Recordings)

RAYE, 070 Shake – “Escapism” (Human Re Sources)

Shygirl – “Shlut” (As a result of Music)

Sudan Archives – “Selfish Soul” (Stones Throw Information)

Yeah Yeah Yeahs – “Spitting Off the Edge of the World” feat. Fragrance Genius (Secretly Canadian)

Yves Tumor – “Echolalia” (Warp Information)

Greatest Impartial EP/ Mixtape 

Bellah – Adultsville (Base ‘N’ Rebulz X Marathon Music Group)

ENNY – We Go Once more (FAMM)

Jessica Winter – Limerance (Fortunate Quantity)

Saint Joshua – EP2 (Ditto Music)

yunè pinku – BABYLON IX (PLATOON)

Greatest Impartial Album 

Avelino – God Save The Streets (Extra Music Information/ OddChild Music)

Kelela – Raven (Warp Information)

Little Simz – No Thank You (Eternally Residing Originals)

Nova Twins – Supernova (Marshall Information)

Obongjayar – Some Nights I Dream of Doorways (September Recordings)

Oliver Sim – Hideous Bastard (Younger)

RAYE – My twenty first Century Blues (Human Re Sources)

Rina Sawayama – Maintain the Lady (Soiled Hit)

Shygirl – Nymph (As a result of Music)

Wu-Lu – LOGGERHEAD(Warp Information)

Greatest Impartial Remix 

Sega Bodega Remix (One Little Impartial) – Björk – “Ovuke” (feat. Shygirl)

Soulwax Remix (Deewee / As a result of Music) – Charlotte Adigéry & Bolis Pupul – “Cliché”

Nu:Tone Remix (Hospital Information) – GLXY – “Butterfly Effect” (feat. Hugh Hardie & Visionobi)

Jamie XX remix (Younger) – Oliver Sim – “GMT”

Boys Noize (Secretly Canadian) – Yeah Yeah Yeahs – “Wolf”

One to Watch (BBC Music Introducing)

Jessica Winter (Fortunate Quantity)

Juice Menace (Supernature)


Laughta (MDLBEAST)

Grasp Peace (PMR)

Greatest Impartial Video (Vevo)

Ezra Collective – “No Confusion” ft. Kojey Radical (Partisan Information)

Kelela – “Enough for Love” (Warp Information)

Obongjayar – “I Wish It Was Me (Live)” (September Recordings)

RAYE, 070 Shake – “Escapism” (Human Re Sources)

Wesley Joseph – “MONSOON” (EEVILTWINN)