Winners announced for AIM Independent Music Awards

PPL sponsored the award for Most Played Independent Act, won by Adele.

PPL congratulates all the winners at the inaugarul AIM Independent Music Awards 2011. The awards took place at Floridita in Soho, London on Thursday 10 November.

Fran Nevrkla, PPL Chairman and CEO, is pictured right with Laurence Bell of Domino Recording Company, winner of the Pioneer Award.

See below for a full list of winners:

BEST SMALL LABEL in association with Sound Performance
Stolen Recordings

BEST 'DIFFICULT' SECOND ALBUM
Adele - 21 (XL Recordings)

AIM Independent Music AwardsHARDEST WORKING BAND OR ARTIST in association with Live Nation
Frank Turner

CATALOGUE RELEASE OF THE YEAR in association with Rovi Europe
Matador At 21, Various Artists (Matador)

GOLDEN WELLY AWARD FOR BEST INDEPENDENT FESTIVAL in association with AIF, voted for by readers of Virtual Festivals
Bearded Theory

INDEPENDENT BREAKTHROUGH OF THE YEAR
SBTRKT

INNOVATIVE MARKETING CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR
Ninja Tune campaign for Ninja Tune, XX

INDIE CHAMPION AWARD
John Robb, Louder Than War

INDEPENDENT ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR in association with The Orchard
Rob Da Bank (Bestival / CAamp Bestival / AIF / Sunday Best / Radio 1)

BEST LIVE ACT in association with Sailor Jerry, voted for by readers of The Fly:
Frank Turner

PPL AWARD FOR MOST PLAYED INDEPENDENT ACT in association with PPL:
Adele

PIONEER AWARD
Laurence Bell, Domino Recording Company

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO MUSIC in association with eMusic
Bjork