2017 Winners

  • Best Live Act (Sponsored by Kickstarter)
    Radiohead (XL Recordings)
  • Marketing Genius (Sponsored by Caroline)
    The xx – I See You | Young Turks
  • Best Sync Usage (Sponsored by DISCO)
    Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – Lincoln MKZ Spot | Daptone Records
  • Breakthrough Artist (Sponsored by INgrooves)
    Whitney – Light Upon the Lake | Secretly Canadian
  • Creative Packaging
    Thundercat – Drunk | Brainfeeder
  • Best Classical/World Album
    Tinariwen – Elwan | Anti-
  • Best Blues/Jazz/R&B Album
    Charles Bradley – Changes | Daptone Records
  • Independent Champion
    Bandcamp
  • Best Metal/Hard Rock Album (Sponsored by Fox Rothschild)
    King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Nonagon Infinity | ATO Records
  • Best Country/Americana/Folk Album
    Margo Price – Midwest Farmers Daughter | Third Man Records
  • A2IM Lifetime Achievement Award
    Ani DiFranco | Righteous Babe Records
  • Best Dance/Electronica Album (Sponsored by FUGA)
    Bonobo – Migration | Ninja Tune
  • Independent Icon
    Nick Lowe
  • Video of the Year (Sponsored by YouTube/Google Play)
    DJ Shadow feat. Run The Jewels – Nobody Speak | Mass Appeal Records
  • Video of the Year – Fan Vote (Sponsored by YouTube/Google Play)
    Radiohead – Daydreaming | XL Recordings
  • Label of the Year (Small) (Sponsored by Spotify)
    Triple Crown Records
  • Label of the Year (Medium) (Sponsored by ADA)
    Jagjaguwar
  • Best Rap/Hip-Hop Album
    Run The Jewels – Run the Jewels 3 | Run the Jewels, Inc.
  • A2IM Impact Award (Powered by Nielsen Music)
    Florida Georgia Line – Dig Your Roots | Big Machine Label Group
  • Album of the Year (Sponsored by The Orchard)
    Angel Olsen – My Woman | Jagjaguwar