Now that the dust has settled on another Worldwide Awards extravaganza, it’s time to piece together what exactly happened. Now, it’s not all about the winners of course: once again, it was an amazing evening from across the musical spectrum with a killer crowd to boot.
Nonetheless, though, we want to big up all of the winners once again in what’s been another amazing year for music. For those of you who were there on the night, those who watched it at home, or people who want to see the musical verdict on 2015, we’ve rounded up who won what.
Album of the Year: Kamasi Washington – The Epic
Check Kamasi playing the album live here.
2. Hiatus Kaiyote – Choose Your Weapon 3. Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly 4. Jamie XX – In Colour 5. Matthew Halsall + The Gondwana Orchestra – Into Forever
Track of the Year: DJ Khalab + Baba Sissoko – ‘Tata’
Check it here.
2. Pete Josef – ‘The Travelling Song’ 3. Axel Bowman – ‘Nokturn’, 4. DJ Spinn + Rashad – ‘Dubby’ 5. Kendrick Lamar – ‘Alright’ 6. Ihsan Al Munzer – ‘Jamileh’ 7. Floating Points & Maalem Mahmoud Guinia – ‘Mimoun Marhaba’ 8. NxWorries – ‘Suede’ 9. Point Point – ‘Morning BJ’ 10. DVA & Addison Groove – ‘Allyarecords’
Label of the Year: Ninja Tune
Check a Coldcut history of Ninja Tune mix for Benj B here
Session of the Year: Ibeyi
Lifetime achievement: Goldie
Check a recent Gilles interview with Goldie here.
Breakthrough Act of the Year: Anderson .Paak
Check Anderson’s music here.
John Peel Play More Jazz Award: Moses Boyd
Check Moses’ music here.
Big congrats to all the winners and a massive thanks to all those who came, streamed the show and voted in the poll. For suggested further reading head to the longlists for Album and Track of the Year.