Lethal Bizzle to Receive Outstanding Contribution from AIM Independent Music Awards | Labels
Lethal Bizzle will receive the trophy for outstanding contribution to the AIM Independent Music Awards next month.
The British rapper will also perform a set as part of the awards show on September 28 at the Roundhouse in London. Lethal Bizzle recently celebrated its 20th anniversary with a joint interview with manager Nadia Khan in music week.
Lethal Bizzle’s AIM performance will include self-released Top 20 single Rari WorkOut, as well as hits Fester Skank and Pow! (Forward). The latter track peaked at No. 11 in late 2004, despite being banned from some clubs and not receiving radio support.
Upon hearing the news of the Outstanding Contribution Award, Lethal Bizzle said, “It’s nice to have your flowers when you can still smell them.”
The AIM Awards, which returns for its first in-person event since Covidalso confirmed an appearance by The Libertines. It follows their recent flagship show from the OVO Arena Wembley.
A third act is about to be announced for the AIM Awards live show, and tickets are on sale now here. Fans can catch the live show, which takes place at 8 p.m. after the ceremony. The Live Element of Rewards launched in 2019.
The Local Heroes category, in association with BBC Music Introducing, is also making a comeback.
These include the Sheffield base site The lead millwhose resilience throughout the Covid-19 lockdowns has led them to stage a range of virtual gigs and DJ sets to keep the local music scene alive.
The team behind the Vocal Girls of London are also recognized for their work championing emerging talent, with a focus on supporting marginalized genres and creating positive change in the industry. Wild Paths Festival, Loud & Queer host from Cumbria Melanie Baker and Glasgowbury showrunner from Northern Ireland Stella Glasgow are also among this year’s Local Heroes.
Full List of Hometown Hero Winners
Arxx – BBC Presentation of Sussex and Surrey
Hyphen (Aadarsh) – BBC Presentation of Solent
Callum Given – BBC Introducing Suffolk
Sam Dabb – BBC Presentation of Wales
Lewis Bates (LP Tripp) – BBC Presentation in Shropshire
Luke Simons— BBC Music Introducing Hereford & Worcester
Parisa East – BBC Presentation of the East Midlands
Intercultural Youth in Scotland; Block Beats – BBC Presents Scotland
SoSlam – BBC Essex Presentation
Chris Dixon – BBC Presentation in Kent
Vocal Girls – BBC London Presentation
Wild Paths Festival – BBC Norfolk Presentation
The Florrie – BBC Presentation from Merseyside
Lay It Down – BBC Northampton Presentation
Miss Terious – BBC Music presentation in Coventry and Warwickshire
Bookmark – BBC Presentation on Radio Humberside
Rhiannon Bell-Jackson – BBC Presentation of Berkshire
The lead mill– BBC presenting Sheffield
Dave Maul – BBC Berkshire Presentation
Melanie Baker – Presenting BBC Music in Cumbria
Ben Nixon and Rich Hearn (Your Town Festival Organisers) – BBC Stoke Presentation
Cipher Shayaam – BBC West Midlands Presentation
Henry Carden – BBC presents the t-shirts
Kingsley Boyden – BBC Presentation of Oxfordshire
Danny Fahey (Thirty Pound Gentleman)– BBC Presentation of Manchester
Samuel Nicholls (Whiskas) – BBC Presentation of West Yorkshire
David Keenan – BBC Presentation of the Channel Islands
Richard Pitt – Presenting the BBC in the West
Connie Jarvis – BBC Presentation of Lincolnshire
Stella Glasgow – BBC Northern Ireland Presentation
Gareth Barber – BBC presents beds, herts and dollars
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