27 April 2022

Due to high demand, the deadline to submit for this year’s AIM Independent Music Awards has been extended to midnight, Tuesday 17 May. Don’t miss out on the opportunity for your business, and the artists you work with, to be recognised at this year’s awards, which celebrate the very best of independent music from the past year.

The 18 categories include the all-new ‘Music Entrepreneur of the Year Award’ which shines a light on an individual (or individuals) within the independent community who has been the driving force in founding or building a business while displaying considerable innovation and success working with independent music, and ‘Best Independent EP / Mixtape’.

Submissions for these categories are free for everyone:
– One To Watch (In association with BBC Music Introducing)
– Best Boutique Label (FKA Best Small Label)
– Music Entrepreneur of the Year
– Diversity Champion
– Independent Champion

Every single submission is listened to and watched by our expert judges and tastemakers, who’ll be announced very soon. Make sure to get yours in by the new deadline of 11:59 pm on Tuesday 17 May 2022. 

Register and log in here.

Check out the full Category Criteria here.

Read the frequently asked questions here.