2020 Winners

  • Album of the Year (sponsored by The Orchard)
    Big Thief – U.F.O.F (4AD)
  • Best Live Act
    IDLES (Partisan Records)
  • Best Alternative Rock Album
    Fontaines D.C. – Dogrel (Partisan Records)
  • Best Americana Album
    Steve Gunn – The Unseen In Between (Matador Records)
  • Best Blues Album
    Mavis Staples – We Get By (Anti Records)
  • Best Classical Album
    Beth Gibbons – Henryk Gorecki: Symphony No. 3 (Symphony Of Sorrowful Songs) (Domino)
  • Best Country Album
    Orville Peck – Pony (Sub Pop Records)
  • Best Dance/Electronic Album
    Flying Lotus – Flamagra (Warp Records)
  • Best Folk/Bluegrass Album
    Julia Jacklin – Crushing (Polyvinyl Record Co.)
  • Best Hip-Hop/Rap Album
    Danny Brown – uknowhatimsayin¿ (Warp Records)
  • Best Indie Rock Album
    Weyes Blood – Titanic Rising (Sub Pop Records)
  • Best Jazz Album (sponsored by Qobuz)
    Nerija – Blume (Domino)
  • Best Latin Album
    Y La Bamba – Mujeres (Tender Loving Empire Records)
  • Best Mainstream Rock Album
    Cigarettes After Sex – Cry (Partisan Records)
  • Best Metal Album
    King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Infest The Rats’ Nest (ATO Records)
  • Best Outlier Album (Sponsored by Amazon Music)
    Cate Le Bon – Reward (Mexican Summer)
  • Best Punk/Emo Album
    Amyl and The Sniffers – Amyl and The Sniffers (ATO Records)
  • Best R&B Album
    Sudan Archives – Athena (Stones Throw Records)
  • Best Re-Issue
    Stereolab – Reissues (Warp Records)
  • Best Sync Usage
    IDLES – Peaky Blinders (Partisan Records)
  • Best World Album
    Tinariwen – Amadjar (Anti Records)
  • Breakthrough Artist/Release (sponsored by Ingrooves)
    Orville Peck (Sub Pop Records)
  • Creative Packaging
    Flying Lotus – Flamagra (Warp Records)
  • Independent Champion (sponsored by Merlin)
    Bandcamp
  • Label of the Year (Big) (sponsored by ADA)
    Partisan Records
  • Label of the Year (Medium)
    Sacred Bones
  • Label of the Year (Small) (sponsored by Spotify)
    Father / Daughter Records
  • Marketing Genius
    Megan Thee Stallion – Hot Girl Summer (300 Entertainment)
  • Video of the Year (sponsored by YouTube Music)
    FKA twigs – “Cellophane” (Young Turks)