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2019 winners

Best American Roots/Folk Album

John Prine – ‘The Tree of Forgiveness’

Oh Boy Records

Best Blues Album

Fantastic Negrito – ‘Please Don’t Be Dead’

Cooking Vinyl

Best Classical Album

Jean-Michel Blais – ‘Dans Ma Main’

Arts & Crafts Productions Inc.

Best Country/Americana Album

John Prine – ‘The Tree of Forgiveness’

Oh Boy Records

Best R&B Album

Charles Bradley – ‘Black Velvet’

Daptone Records

Best Dance/Electronic Album

Yves Tumor – ‘Safe In The Hands Of Love’

Warp Records

Best Hip-Hop/Rap Album

Awkwafina – ‘In Fina We Trust’

Awkwafina Records / AWAL

Best Jazz Album

Kamasi Washington – ‘Heaven and Earth’

Young Turks

Best Latin Album

Bad Bunny – ‘X 100PRE’

Rimas Entertainment

 

Best Metal Album

Deafheaven – ‘Ordinary Corrupt Human Love’

ANTI- Records

Best Outlier Album

Khruangbin – ‘Con Todo El Mundo’

Dead Oceans

Best Re-Issue

Pixies – ‘Come On Pilgrim…It’s Surfer Rosa’

4AD

Best Rock Album

Courtney Barnett – ‘Tell Me How You Really Feel’

Mom+Pop

Best Live Act

BADBADNOTGOOD

Innovative Leisure

Marketing Genius Award

Aphex Twin – Collapse EP

Warp Records

Best Sync Usage

Run the Jewels, Black Panther

RTJ Music, Inc.

Breakthrough Artist

IDLES – ‘Joy as an Act of Resistance’

Partisan Records

Creative Packaging 

Kamasi Washington – ‘Heaven and Earth’

Young Turks

Best World Album

Bombino – ‘Deran’

Partisan Records

Independent Champion

NPR

Video of the Year

Mitski – ‘Nobody’

Dead Oceans

A2IM Lifetime Achievement Award

Jonathan Poneman – Sub Pop Records

Label of the Year (Big)

Domino Recording Co. Ltd.

Label of the Year (Medium)

Partisan Records

Label of the Year (Small)

Daptone Records

Album of the Year

Kamasi Washington – ‘Heaven and Earth’

Young Turks