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PLUG Independent Music Awards

The PLUG Independent Music Awards, or just PLUG Awards, began in 2001 as a "cartel" of music lovers ranging from DJs and managers to indie retailers and fans.

Contents

WinnersEdit

Album of the YearEdit

Year Recipient Nominee
2008 Arcade Fire, Neon Bible
2007 Band of Horses, Everything All the Time
2006 Sufjan Stevens, Illinois
2005 TV on the Radio, Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes

Americana Album of the YearEdit

Year Recipient Nominee
2008 Iron & Wine, The Shepherd's Dog
2007 Band of Horses, Everything All the Time
2006 Calexico & Iron & Wine, In the Reins
2005 Iron & Wine, Our Endless Numbered Days

Avant Album of the YearEdit

Year Recipient Nominee
2008 Liars, Liars
2007 Xiu Xiu, The Air Force
2006 Animal Collective, Feels
2005 Liars, They Were Wrong, So We Drowned

DJ Album of the YearEdit

Year Recipient Nominee
2008 Hot Chip, DJ-Kicks: Hot Chip
2007 Girl Talk, Night Ripper
2006 DJ Shadow, One Night in Bangkok
2005 RJD2, Since We Last Spoke

Electronic/Dance Album of the YearEdit

Year Recipient Nominee
2008 Justice, Cross
2007 Thom Yorke, The Eraser
2006 M83, Before the Dawn Heals Us
2005 Mouse on Mars, Radical Connector

Hip-Hop Album of the YearEdit

Year Recipient Nominee
2008 Aesop Rock, None Shall Pass
2007 Spank Rock, YoYoYoYoYo
2006 Danger Doom, The Mouse and the Mask
2005 Madvillain, Madvillainy

Indie Rock Album of the YearEdit

Year Recipient Nominee
2008 Animal Collective, Strawberry Jam
2007 Yo La Tengo, I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass
2006 Bloc Party, Silent Alarm
2005 Interpol, Antics

Metal Album of the YearEdit

Year Recipient Nominee
2008 The Dillinger Escape Plan, Ire Works
2007 Melvins, (A) Senile Animal
2006 Fantômas, Suspended Animation
2005 The Dillinger Escape Plan, Miss Machine

Punk Album of the YearEdit

Year Recipient Nominee
2008 Gogol Bordello, Super Taranta!
2007 CSS, Cansei de Ser Sexy
2006 Sleater-Kinney, The Woods
2005 Bad Religion, The Empire Strikes First

Album Art/Packaging of the YearEdit

Year Recipient Nominees
2008 Menomena, Friend and Foe
2007 Hot Chip, The Warning
2006 Sufjan Stevens, Illinois
2005 Arcade Fire, Funeral

Music DVD of the YearEdit

Year Recipient Nominees
2007 Pixies, loudQUIETloud
2006 The Flaming Lips, The Fearless Freaks
2005 Fat Wreck Chords, Rock Against Bush, Vol. 2

Music Video of the YearEdit

Year Recipient Nominees
2008 Battles, "Atlas"
2007 Wolf Parade, "I'll Believe in Anything"
2006 The Decemberists, "Sixteen Military Wives"

Song of the YearEdit

Year Recipient Nominees
2008 The National, "Fake Empire"
2007 Band of Horses, "The Funeral"

Artist of the YearEdit

Year Recipient Nominees
2008 Radiohead
2007 J Dilla
2006 Bright Eyes
2005 Interpol

New Artist of the YearEdit

Year Recipient Nominees
2008 Justice
2007 Arctic Monkeys
2006 Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
2005 Arcade Fire

Live Act of the YearEdit

Year Recipient Nominees
2008 Arcade Fire
2007 Broken Social Scene
2006 Arcade Fire
2005 Death Cab for Cutie

Female Artist of the YearEdit

Year Recipient Nominees
2008 St. Vincent
2007 Neko Case
2006 Neko Case
2005 Jean Grae

Male Artist of the YearEdit

Year Recipient Nominees
2008 Andrew Bird
2007 Sufjan Stevens
2006 Sufjan Stevens
2005 Tom Waits

2008Edit

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