Tom Waits has won the Plug Independant Music Award for Male Artist Of The Year with nominees including Devendra Banhart, Nick Cave, Danger Mouse, MF Doom and more.
The Plug website had this to say about the awards:
Thanks to everyone who voted this year and who made the Event possible! Response this year has been amazing – it has truly been what PLUG was meant to be – a community effort. Thousands of us voted this year – from Belfast to San Louis Obispo – New York to the Ukraine. For the biz and fans devoted to these records – this was our night!