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BMI Congratulates its AIM Award Winners

Posted in News on August 13, 2020

Earlier this week, the Association of Independent Music announced online, their 2020 award recipients with BMI-affiliated songwriters taking center stage in several categories. This year’s awards mark the twenty-first year of AIM, whose awards champion industry-leading creativity, innovation, and performance shown by independent artists, labels and outstanding individuals. Congratulations to all! Here’s the list of BMI-affiliated winners:

Pioneer Award in Association with Evoke Studios
Little Simz

Innovator Award in Association with Amazon Music
AJ Tracey*

PPL Award for Most Played New Independent Artist
Freya Ridings* (winner second year in a row!)

International Breakthrough
Yaeji

Best Independent Track (in association with Facebook)
Flying Lotus** – “More” (Ft. Anderson.paak)

Best Independent Album (in association with Spotify)
Sarathy Korwar* – More Arriving

Best [difficult] Second Album
FKA twigs* – Magdalene

Best Independent Remix
Lafawndah – Tourist X Nídia Rework**

One to Watch (in association with BBC Music Introducing)
Arlo Parks

Special Recognition
Vince Clarke*

Best Live Act in Association with Creative Technology
Five Finger Death Punch

*BMI via PRS
**Not affiliated with BMI