March 17, 2016


2016 Alternative Press Music Award Nominees: Panic! at the Disco, Babymetal, All Time Low & More

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Heads up, fans of pop-punk, metal, rock and everything in between—the 2016 Journeys Alternative Press Music Awards nominees are pouring in! Up through 6PM EST, Set It Off's Cody Carson and Tonight Alive's Jenna McDougall are announcing the contenders on AP's Instagram. Here's what we've got so far:

Best Vocalist
Alex Gaskarth - All Time Low
Caleb Shomo - Beartooth
Patrick Stump - Fall Out Boy
Lzzy Hale - Halestorm
Kellin Quinn - Sleeping With Sirens
Corey Taylor - Slipknot

Best Guitarist
Kevin Skaff - A Day To Remember
JB Brubaker - August Burns Red
Kellen McGregor - Memphis May Fire
Chad Gilbert - New Found Glory
Misha Mansoor - Periphery
Jack Fowler - Sleeping With Sirens

Best Bassist (Presented By Razor & Tie)
Ralph Sica - Being As An Ocean
Skyler Acord - Issues
Ryan Neff - Miss May I
Matthew Taylor - Motion City Soundtrack
Ahren Stringer - The Amity Affliction
Kelen Capener - The Story So Far

Best Drummer (Presented By DW Drums)
Christian Coma - Black Veil Brides
Loniel Robinson - letlive.
Jerod Boyd - Miss May I
Dani Washington - Neck Deep
Maxx Danziger - Set It Off
Aaron Gillespie - Underoath

Best International Band
As It Is (United Kingdom)
Babymetal (Japan)
Marianas Trench (Canada)
One OK Rock (Japan)
Parkway Drive (Australia)
You Me At Six (United Kingdom)

Best Music Video (Presented By Journeys)
All Time Low - “Something’s Gotta Give’’
August Burns Red - "Identity’’
Panic! At The Disco - ‘‘Emperor’s New Clothes’’
State Champs - ‘‘If I’m Lucky’’
The Wonder Years - "Cardinals’’
Twenty One Pilots - ‘‘Stressed Out’’

Song Of The Year (Presented By Epitaph Records)
Falling in Reverse - “Just Like You”
Never Shout Never - “Hey! We Ok”
Of Mice & Men - “Would You Still Be There”
Panic! At The Disco - “Hallelujah”
Pierce The Veil - “The Divine Zero”
State Champs - “Secrets”

Best Live Band
Neck Deep
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Watch Best International Band nominees Babymetal slay a live show in Japan: