A2IM Announces The Winners Of The 2024 Libera Awards

A2IM (The American Association of Independent Music, Inc.) has announced the winners of the 2024 Libera Awards presented by Merlin. The ceremony took place at Gotham Hall in New York City.
2024 Libera Awards Winners: 

Record of the Year
Mitski - The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We (Dead Oceans) 
Breakthrough Artist presented by Virgin Music Group
Blondshell (Partisan Records) 
Music Video of the Year
IDLES - "Dancer" (Partisan Records) 
Self-Released Record of the Year
Caroline Polachek - Desire, I Want To Turn Into You (Perpetual Novice) 
Label of the Year (5 or fewer employees)
True Panther 
Label of the Year (6-14 employees)
Light in the Attic 
Label of the Year (15 or more employees)
Partisan Records 
Independent Champion presented by Merlin
Distributor of the Year
Redeye Worldwide 
Publisher of the Year
Secretly Publishing 
Best Alternative Rock Record
Caroline Polachek - Desire, I Want To Turn Into You (Perpetual Novice) 
Best American Roots Record
MJ Lenderman - "Rudolph" (ANTI) 
Best Blues Record
Christone "Kingfish" Ingram - Live In London (Alligator Records) 
Best Classical Record
Hauschka - Philanthropy (City Slang) 
Best Country Record
Margo Price - Strays (Loma Vista Recordings) 
Best Dance Record
Romy - Mid Air (Young) 
Best Electronic Record
Yaeji - With A Hammer (XL Recordings) 
Best Folk Record
Sufjan Stevens - Javelin (Asthmatic Kitty Records) 
Best Global Record presented by Redeye Worldwide
WITCH - Zango (Desert Daze Sound) 
Best Heavy Record
Model/Actriz - Dogsbody (True Panther) 
Best Hip-Hop/Rap Record
Killer Mike - MICHAEL (Loma Vista Recordings) 
Best Jazz Record
John Carroll Kirby - Blowout (Stones Throw Records) 
Best Latin Record
Helado Negro - "LFO (Lupe Finds Oliveros)" (4AD) 
Best Outlier Record
L'Rain - I Killed Your Dog (Mexican Summer) 
Best Pop Record
Samia - Honey (Grand Jury Music) 
Best Punk Record
Mannequin Pussy - “I Got Heaven” (Epitaph) 
Best R&B Record
Sampha - Lahai (Young) 
Best Record From Games and Interactive Media
HEALTH - "HATEFUL" (Loma Vista Recordings) 
Best Reissue
De La Soul - 3 Feet High & Rising (AOI Records/Chrysalis Records) 
Best Remix
Sudan Archives, ODESZA - "Selfish Soul (ODESZA Remix)" (Stones Throw under exclusive license to Foreign Family Collective/Ninja Tune) 
Best Rock Record
Blondshell - Blondshell (Partisan Records) 
Best Short-Form Video
IDLES - "Grace" Teaser (Partisan Records) 
Best Singer-Songwriter Record
Angel Olsen - Forever Means (Jagjaguwar) 
Best Soul/Funk Record
Betty Davis - Crashin' From Passion (Light in the Attic) 
Best Spiritual Record
Blind Boys of Alabama - Echoes of the South (Single Lock Records) 
Best Sync Usage
Refused - "New Noise" in The Bear (Season 2) (Epitaph) 
Creative Packaging
De La Soul - 3 Feet High & Rising (AOI Records/Chrysalis Records) 
Marketing Genius
De La Soul - De La Soul Catalog Release (AOI Records/Chrysalis Records)
This year’s Libera Awards ceremony was hosted by comedian Marcia Belsky and included performances from GRAMMY Award-Winner Christian McBride’s New Jawn (Mack Avenue Music Group), classical pianist Lara Downes (Pentatone), Latin artist Pachyman (ATO Records), rapper Kari Faux (drink sum wtr), hotly-tipped NYC-trio Fcukers (Ninja Tune/Technocolour), and rising pop rock artist LØLØ (Hopeless Records).
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