2024 Libera Awards Winners

Congratulations to The American Association of Independent Music, Inc. (A2IM) 2024 Libera Awards winners!

Record of the Year

Mitski – The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We (Dead Oceans)

Label of the Year (5 or fewer employees)

True Panther

Label of the Year (6-14 employees)

Light in the AtticĀ 

Label of the Year (15 or more employees)

Partisan Records

Breakthrough Artist presented by Virgin Music Group

Blondshell (Partisan Records)

Music Video of the Year

IDLES – “Dancer” (Partisan Records)

Self-Released Record of the Year

Caroline Polachek – Desire, I Want To Turn Into You (Perpetual Novice)

Independent Champion presented by Merlin


Distributor of the Year

Redeye Worldwide

Publisher of the Year

Secretly Publishing

Best Alternative Rock Record

Caroline Polachek – Desire, I Want To Turn Into You (Perpetual Novice)

Best American Roots Record

MJ Lenderman – “Rudolph” (ANTI)

Best Blues Record

Christone “Kingfish” Ingram – Live In London (Alligator Records)

Best Classical Record

Hauschka – Philanthropy (City Slang)

Best Country Record

Margo Price – Strays (Loma Vista Recordings)

Best Dance Record

Romy – Mid Air (Young)

Best Electronic Record

Yaeji – With A Hammer (XL Recordings)

Best Folk Record

Sufjan Stevens – Javelin (Asthmatic Kitty Records)

Best Global Record presented by Redeye Worldwide

WITCH – Zango (Desert Daze Sound)

Best Heavy Record

Model/Actriz – Dogsbody (True Panther)

Best Hip-Hop/Rap Record

Killer Mike – MICHAEL (Loma Vista Recordings)

Best Jazz Record

John Carroll Kirby – Blowout (Stones Throw Records)

Best Latin Record

Helado Negro – “LFO (Lupe Finds Oliveros)” (4AD)

Best Outlier Record

L’Rain – I Killed Your Dog (Mexican Summer)

Best Pop Record

Samia – Honey (Grand Jury Music)

Best Punk Record

Mannequin Pussy – “I Got Heaven” (Epitaph)

Best R&B Record

Sampha – Lahai (Young)

Best Record From Games and Interactive Media

HEALTH – “HATEFUL” (Loma Vista Recordings)

Best Reissue

De La Soul – 3 Feet High & Rising (AOI Records/Chrysalis Records)

Best Remix

Sudan Archives, ODESZA – “Selfish Soul (ODESZA Remix)” (Stones Throw under exclusive license to Foreign Family Collective/Ninja Tune)

Best Rock Record

Blondshell – Blondshell (Partisan Records)

Best Short-Form Video

IDLES – “Grace” Teaser (Partisan Records)

Best Singer-Songwriter Record

Angel Olsen – Forever Means (Jagjaguwar)

Best Soul/Funk Record

Betty Davis – Crashin’ From Passion (Light in the Attic)

Best Spiritual Record

Blind Boys of Alabama – Echoes of the South (Single Lock Records)

Best Sync Usage

Refused – “New Noise” in The Bear (Season 2) (Epitaph)

Creative Packaging

De La Soul – 3 Feet High & Rising (AOI Records/Chrysalis Records)

Marketing Genius

De La Soul – De La Soul Catalog Release (AOI Records/Chrysalis Records)