The Association of Independent Music has announced its very first Independent Music Awards ceremony, which will take place later this year on 10th November. The awards categories will include 'International Achievement Of The Year', 'Golden Welly Award for Best Independent Festival' and 'Hardest Working Band or Artist'.

BBC 6 Music presenters Steve Lamacq and Huw Stephens will be hosting the event celebrating the growing success of independent music.

AIM is a non-profit organisation and represents over 800 companies. For more information, visit their website.