2015 Winners

Marketing Genius Award

Run the Jewels ‘Meow the Jewels / Tag the Jewels’ (marketing lead: Run the Jewels) (Mass Appeal)

Hardest Working Artist of the Year (sponsored by BMI)

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings (Daptone)

Best Sync Usage (sponsored by Silva Screen/So Recordings)

Family of the Year “Hero” (usage: ‘Boyhood’) (Nettwerk)

Marketplace Ally

Record Store Day

Independent Champion


Creative Packaging Award (sponsored by A to Z Media)

Aphex Twin ‘Syro’ (Warp)

Groundbreaking Album of the Year  (sponsored by INgrooves)

Run the Jewels ‘Run the Jewels 2’ (Mass Appeal)

A2IM Lifetime Achievement Award

Pat Chin and the Chin Family (VP Records) Founder/Founding Family

Heritage Album of the Year

Sturgill Simpson ‘Metamodern Sounds in Country Music’ (High Top Mountain/Thirty Tigers)

Breakthrough Artist of the Year (Sponsored by Merlin)

Sturgill Simpson (High Top Mountain/Thirty Tigers)

Video of the Year  (sponsored by YouTube)

FKA Twigs “Two Weeks” (Young Turks)

Video of the Year – Fan Vote  (sponsored by YouTube)

Die Antwoord “Ugly Boy” (Zef Records/Kobalt Label Services)

Album of the Year (sponsored by Fox Rothschild LLP)

The War on Drugs ‘Lost In the Dream’ (Secretly Canadian)

Label of the Year (5 or Less Employees) (sponsored by The Orchard)

Ghostly International

Label of the Year (6 or More Employees) (sponsored by ADA)

Sub Pop

2015 Gallery

2015 A2IM Libera Awards