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2016 winners

A&R Team of the Year
ATO Records

Album of the Year – Sponsored by Spotify
Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color (ATO Records)

Best Live Act – Sponsored by Kickstarter
Alabama Shakes (ATO Records)

Best Sync Usage – Sponsored by Silva Screen Music / So Recordings / SBMC Inc.
Alabama Shakes – Apple iPad Pro (Music Supervisor: Jimmy Dickson) (ATO Records)

Breakthrough Artist – Sponsored by Fox Rothschild
Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit (Mom + Pop Music)

Creative Packaging – Sponsored by AtoZ Media
Father John Misty – I Love You Honeybear (Creative Director: Sasha Barr) (Sub Pop Records)

Groundbreaking Album of the Year – Sponsored by INgrooves
Kamasi Washington – The Epic (Brainfeeder)

Heritage Album of the Year
Kamasi Washington – The Epic (Brainfeeder)

Independent Champion – Sponsored by FUGA
Merlin

Into the Pit Award
Savages – Adore Life (Matador Records)

Label of the Year (<5 employees) – Sponsored by The Orchard
Daptone Records

Label of the Year (6+ employees) – Sponsored by ADA
Sub Pop Records

Marketing Genius Award – Sponsored by Caroline
Run The Jewels – #12DaysofRTJ – (Marketing Lead:Amaechi Uzoigwe, Zena White & Amit Nerurkar) (Mass Appeal Records)

Shifting Beats Award – Sponsored by IDOL 
Jamie xx – In Colour (Young Turks)

Video of the Year – Sponsored by YouTube/Google Play
Run The Jewels – Close Your Eyes (and Count to F*ck) (Mass Appeal Records)

Video of the Year – Fan Vote 
Grimes – Kill V. Maim (4AD)