Kerrang! Award Nominations Have Been Announced

Spring is finally here and so are this year’s nominees for the Kerrang! Awards 2016.

This year has a whole host of talent nominated for categories including “Best Album”, “Best International Band” and “Tweeter Of The Year”.

The nominees were recently announced, and voting is now open for you to go online and vote for your favourites in the different categories.

Kerrang! Editor James McMahon says: “This year’s Kerrang! Awards nominations are the definition of strong.

“It goes without saying, mind, that Kerrang! is very, very proud to be surrounded by as much talent as we have been at any point in our 35 year old history.”

Don’t just take his word for it, check out the nominees below.


BEST EVENT – Presented by Kerrang! TV
Guns N’ Roses – Las Vegas Reunion Shows
5 Seconds Of Summer – Sounds Live Feels Live Tour
Slipknot – Alexandra Palace Shows
You Me At Six – The Ghost Inside Benefit Show

Biffy Clyro – Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

 

BEST BRITISH NEWCOMER – Presented by Help Musicians UK
Counterfeit
Creeper
Milk Teeth
Muncie Girls
The Struts
BEST INTERNATIONAL NEWCOMER – Presented by Troxy
Cane Hill
The Dirty Nil
Beach Slang
Beautiful Bodies
Biters
BEST TRACK – Presented by Kerrang! Radio
Moose Blood – Honey
Against The Current – Running With The Wild Things
Panic! At The Disco – Emperor’s New Clothes
Architects – A Match Made In Heaven
All Time Low – Missing You
BEST LIVE BAND – Presented by Red Stripe
Black Veil Brides
BABYMETAL
twenty one pilots
Nightwish
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes
BEST ALBUM – Presented by Zippo
Iron Maiden – The Book Of Souls
Neck Deep – Life’s Not Out To Get You
Asking Alexandria – The Black
No Devotion – Permanence
Baroness – Purple
BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND – Presented by Fireball
All Time Low
Metallica
PVRIS
A Day To Remember
Fall Out Boy
Best British Band
Bring Me The Horizon
Iron Maiden
Enter Shikari
Biffy Clyro
Asking Alexandria
BEST FANBASE
Gerard Way
Pierce The Veil
Black Veil Brides
Paramore
twenty one pilots
BEST FILM
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Deadpool
Minions
Ant-Man
Jurassic World
BEST TV SHOW
The Walking Dead
Daredevil
Jessica Jones
Making A Murderer
Adventure Time
BEST RADIO SHOW
Fresh Blood with Alex Baker – Kerrang! Radio
MOJO Rocks with Phil Alexander – Planet Rock
Radio 1 Rock Show with Daniel P Carter
Beats 1 with Zane Lowe
Nights with Alice Cooper – Planet Rock
BEST VIDEO GAME
Far Cry Primal
Fallout 4
Rise Of The Tomb Raider
Guitar Hero Live
Star Wars Battlefront
BEST COMIC BOOK
The Wicked + The Divine
2000 AD
Saga
Nimona
Descender
BEST FESTIVAL
Download
Slam Dunk
Reading & Leeds
Bloodstock
The Great Escape
BEST COMEDIAN
Matt Berry
Amy Schumer
Josie Long
Bill Bailey
Louis CK
TWEETER OF THE YEAR
Jono Yates
Corey Taylor
Mark Hoppus
Becky Blomfield
Hayley Williams

And as if that wasn’t enough to get you excited, you can buy tickets to see Asking Alexandria play at the first ever live Kerrang! Awards on June 9th at Troxy in East London.

Hosting the event will be Justin Hawkins of The Darkness and Benji Webbe of Skindred.

Tickets are on sale here, so grab them whilst you still have time.

In the meantime, have a listen to “Best British Band” nominee, Asking Alexandria’s Let it Sleep!

What do you think of the nominees? Tweet us at @CelebMix or comment below!

Written by CelebMix