Adele Scoops AIM Awards

12 Nov 2011

Singer still on top despite undergoing throat surgery

Adele has picked up another pair of trophies after triumphing
at the Association of Independent Music (AIM) Awards in London on Thursday (10 November).

The singer was named Most-Played Independent Artist and
she took home the Best Difficult Second Album award for 21 at the inaugural

The honours are sure to bring a much-needed smile to
Adele's face – the star underwent surgery in America at the end of last week to
repair a reoccurring throat condition.

Frank Turner was also a double winner at the prize-giving
ceremony – he walked away with the Hardest-Working Artist and Best Live Act

Bjork was also honoured at the ceremony – she was the
recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Music prize.

Meanwhile, the organisers of Bearded Theory won the Golden
Welly Award for Best Festival, Domino Records founder Laurence Bell landed the
Pioneer Prize and Adele’s XL Records labelmate SBTRKT was named Best
Breakthrough Act.