2019 Winners

  • Album of the Year
    Kamasi Washington – Heaven and Earth (Young Turks)
  • Best American Roots/Folk Album
    John Prine – The Tree of Forgiveness (Oh Boy Records)
  • Best Blues Album
    Fantastic Negrito – Please Don’t Be Dead (Cooking Vinyl)
  • Best Classical Album
    Jean-Michel Blais – Dans Ma Main (Arts & Crafts Productions Inc.)
  • Best Country/Americana Album
    John Prine – The Tree of Forgiveness (Oh Boy Records)
  • Best R&B Album
    Charles Bradley – Black Velvet (Daptone Records)
  • Best Dance/Electronic Album
    Yves Tumor – Safe In The Hands Of Love (Warp Records)
  • Best Hip-Hop/Rap Album
    Awkwafina – In Fina We Trust (Awkwafina Records / AWAL)
  • Best Jazz Album
    Kamasi Washington – Heaven and Earth (Young Turks)
  • Best Latin Album
    Bad Bunny – X 100PRE (Rimas Entertainment)
  • Best Metal Album
    Deafheaven – Ordinary Corrupt Human Love (ANTI- Records)
  • Best Outlier Album
    Khruangbin – Con Todo El Mundo (Dead Oceans)
  • Best Re-Issue
    Pixies – Come On Pilgrim…It’s Surfer Rosa (4AD)
  • Best Rock Album
    Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel (Mom+Pop)
  • Best Live Act
    BADBADNOTGOOD (Innovative Leisure)
  • Marketing Genius Award
    Aphex Twin – Collapse EP (Warp Records)
  • Best Sync Usage
    Run the Jewels, Black Panther (RTJ Music, Inc.)
  • Breakthrough Artist
    IDLES – Joy as an Act of Resistance (Partisan Records)
  • Creative Packaging
    Kamasi Washington – Heaven and Earth (Young Turks)
  • Best World Album
    Bombino – Deran (Partisan Records)
  • Independent Champion
    NPR
  • Video of the Year
    Mitski – Nobody (Dead Oceans)
  • A2IM Lifetime Achievement Award
    Jonathan Poneman (Sub Pop Records)
  • Label of the Year (Big)
    Domino Recording Co. Ltd.
  • Label of the Year (Medium)
    Partisan Records
  • Label of the Year (Small)
    Daptone Records

2019 Gallery

A2IM Libera Awards 2019