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Blues Music Awards 2020

Blues Music Awards 2020 – The Winners

Congratulations to all of the winners at this year’s Blues Music Awards which took place last weekend as a virtual broadcast on Facebook and YouTube. We’re thrilled to see many Proper distributed artists among the winners including Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, who was the big winner on the night taking home 5 awards, Sugaray Rayford, The […]

Gerry Cinnamon - The Bonny

Gerry Cinnamon scores number 1 album in the UK and Ireland

Congratulations to Gerry Cinnamon and the team at AWAL and Little Runaway Records on the success of Gerry’s latest album The Bonny which has gone straight in to the UK and Ireland album charts at number 1. In its first week of release, the album sold almost twenty-nine thousand copies with nearly two thirds coming […]

Official Indie Record Store Finder

The Official Indie Record Store Finder – find your local store

In anticipation of what would have been Record Store Day 2020 this Saturday 18 April – the biggest day in the indie record shop calendar and sadly postponed due to coronavirus – have launched a new interactive map showcasing how to support your local record shop, even when you can’t leave the house. Indie […]


#loverecordstores campaign launched to support Independent Record Stores

The music community has launched the high-profile, global initiative #loverecordstores to help independent record stores during the current coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. With many of these stores now experiencing a catastrophic drop-off in footfall or having already closed their doors there are fears that some may not survive if something is not done urgently to stimulate […]

Music Week Awards 2020

Proper shortlisted for the Sales Team award at the Music Week Awards 2020

The finalists for this year’s Music Week Awards have been announced today over on the Music Week website. This year the awards ceremony will take place on May 6 at Battersea Evolution and will include three new categories, Independent Publisher Of The Year, Sync Team Of The Year and Sync Of The Year. We’re thrilled […]

UK Americana Awards

UK Americana Awards 2020 – The Winners

The UK Americana Awards took place last night at a star-studded bash in London. Once again hosted by Bob Harris OBE, the show performances from the likes of Danni Nicholls, Amy Speace, Nick Lowe, Billy Bragg with Peter Donegan, The Felice Brothers and The Milk Carton Kids. Congratulations to all of the winners which we […]

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  1. Fade & Fall (Love Not) Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band 0:30

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  1. Blues Run The Game Martin Simpson 0:30

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