2016 Winners

A&R Team of the Year
ATO Records

Album of the Year (Sponsored by Spotify)
Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color | ATO Records 

Best Live Act (Sponsored by Kickstarter)
Alabama Shakes | ATO Records

Best Sync Usage (Sponsored by Silva Screen Music / So Recordings / SBMC Inc.)
Alabama Shakes – Apple iPad Pro (Music Supervisor: Jimmy Dickson) | ATO Records

Breakthrough Artist (Sponsored by Fox Rothschild)
Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit | Mom+Pop

Creative Packaging (Sponsored by AtoZ Media)
Father John Misty – I Love You Honeybear (Creative Director: Sasha Barr) | Sub Pop Records

Groundbreaking Album of the Year (Sponsored by Ingrooves)
Kamasi Washington – The Epic | Brainfeeder

Heritage Album of the Year
Kamasi Washington – The Epic | Brainfeeder

Independent Champion (Sponsored by FUGA)
Merlin

Into the Pit
Savages – Adore Life | Matador Records

Label of the Year (Small) (Sponsored by The Orchard)
Daptone Records

Label of the Year (Medium) (Sponsored by ADA)
Sub Pop Records

Marketing Genius (Sponsored by Caroline)
Run The Jewels – #12DaysofRTJ – (Marketing Lead:Amaechi Uzoigwe, Zena White & Amit Nerurkar) | Mass Appeal Records

Shifting Beats Award (Sponsored by IDOL)
Jamie xx – In Colour | Young Turks

Video of the Year (Sponsored by YouTube/Google Play)
Run The Jewels – Close Your Eyes (and Count to F*ck) | Mass Appeal Records

Video of the Year – Fan Vote
Grimes – Kill V. Maim | 4AD