2014 Winners

Light Bulb Award (sponsored by Redeye)

Steven Hill & Josh Berman (Warp Records), Boards of Canada – Tomorrow’s Harvest

Hardest Working Artist

Charles Bradley (Daptone Records) 

Best Sync Usage (sponsored by Silva Screen Music)

Alabama Shakes “You Ain’t Alone” (ATO Records) in Dallas Buyers Club (by District Music)

Independent Ally of the Year (sponsored by Caroline)

NPR Music

Best Live Act of the Year (sponsored by Entertainment One)

Arcade Fire “Reflektor” (Merge Records)

Creative Packaging Award (sponsored by A to Z Media)

Kurt Vile “Wakin On A Pretty Daze Deluxe LP” (Matador Records) by Stephen Powers/ESPO

Breakthrough Artist of the Year (sponsored by INgrooves)

Chvrches “The Bones of What You Believe” (Glassnote)


Video of the Year (sponsored by Merlin)

Arcade Fire “Reflektor” (Merge Records)

Up and Comer Award – A2IM Member Vote (sponsored by Beats Music)

Angel Olsen “Burn Your Fire For No Witness” (Jagjaguwar)

A2IM Lifetime Achievement Award

Bruce Iglauer (Alligator Records)

Independent Album of the Year (sponsored by Spotify)

Arcade Fire “Reflektor” (Merge Records) &

Arctic Monkeys “AM” (Domino Recordings)

Independent Label of the Year Award (sponsored by The Orchard)

Daptone Records

Independent Label of the Year Award (sponsored by ADA)

Glassnote Records

2014 Gallery

A2IM Libera Awards 2014