NL honored with Indie Icon award June 8

A2IM will honor the distinguished songwriter, performer and producer Nick Lowe and the artist, label owner, and activist Ani DiFranco at its 6th Annual Libera Awards gala on Thurs., June 8 in NYC. Lowe will receive A2IM’s Independent Icon Award and DiFranco will be honored with its Lifetime Achievement Award. For the second year running, Ted Leo will host the ceremony and concert, which will be held at the PlayStation Theater in Times Square (performers will be announced at a later date). The Libera Awards is the fast-growing and largest international awards ceremony that recognizes and celebrates the independent label and artist community. It is conceived and produced by A2IM, the organization that represents more than 400 independent music labels.