Singer/songwriter Billy Bragg has been named the recipient of this year's (13) Aim Independent Music Awards Outstanding Contribution prize.

The Sexuality hitmaker will accept his latest accolade at a gala event in London in September (13).

In announcing the news on Thursday (04Jul13), Aim's CEO Alison Wenham states Bragg has earned the coveted award for "his constant campaigning towards a better deal for musicians the world over - not forgetting a catalogue of great music.".