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NEAR TRUTHS: THE KYNCL-LOUSADA DANCE HAS BEGUN
This oughta be interesting... (9/30a)
GRAMMY CHEW:
RAP EDITION
Michael and Kyle find a feast of hip-hop to chew on. (9/30a)
CHART FINAL: VERANO INVADES FALL
Like a broken record... which it is, figuratively speaking. (9/30a)
HITS LIST: COUNTDOWN
TO ECSTASY
We enter the month that was once known as Rocktober. (9/30a)
HIS OWN ARCHITECT:
THE STEVE LACY BUZZ
It was a surprisingly easy "Habit" to break. (9/30a)
GRAMMY SEASON
New categories! New rules! New WTF!
THE BIG DEAL
It's the one you didn't see coming.
RAID AT MAR-A-LAGO
"Who took my passports?"
HITS' 36TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL
Allow us to apologize in advance.
Blighty Beat
AIM NOMINEES 2019
7/24/19

IDLES and Jade Bird lead the nominees for the U.K.'s Association of Independent Music Awards with four and three nods apiece. Winners will be announced at a ceremony in London in early September.

FKA Twigs, Christine and the Queens, Little Simz, Dave, Maribou State, Georgia and Fontaines D.C. are also in the running with two noms each. The Best Independent Label category will be a battle between Brownswood Recordings, Domino, Nuclear Blast, IDLES label Partisan Records and Rough Trade.

AWAL and Rough Trade have the move artists on the list—three—with Gerry Cinnamon, Little Simz and Cosmo Sheldrake distributed by AWAL, and Black Midi, JARV IS and Soak signed to Rough Trade.

One to Watch is a new category for 2019 that champions fast-rising grassroots independent artists. It will be a battle between Arlo Parks (Beatnik Creative), Barney Artist (Salute The Sun), Georgia (Domino), KOKOROKO (Brownswood) and Larkins (Good Soldier Records).

The Outstanding Contribution to Music award winner is Blondie’s  Debbie Harry in recognition of a career that has spanned five decades and 40m record sales. Her memoir, FACE IT,  lands in October).

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