THE HEAVY MUSIC AWARDS 2022 – ALL THE WINNERS
The 6th annual Heavy Music Awards went down last night, seeing a plethora of artists from the heavier side of music celebrated once again at a night full of live music, flashy outfits, lots of booze and of course the awards themselves at London’s o2 Kentish Town Forum.
Hosted once again by Alex Baker with Jon Mahon spinning the tunes in between, the night saw blistering live performances from Beartooth, Holding Absence, Meet Me @ The Altar and Static Dress as well as the awards which were each presented by of a host of famous faces and industry professionals.
The big winners on the night were Brighton’s Architects, who took home Best Album for their UK number one LP ‘For Those That Wish To Exist’, as well as Best UK Artist
Not only did they tear the house down with their live set, Beartooth also claimed Best International Artist
One of our ones to watch Cassyette wonthe Best UK Breakthrough Artist!
Pop Punk’s new rising star KennyHoopla won the Best International Breakthrough Artist.
Enter Shikari took home Best Live Artist, an award they first took home at the inaugural HMAs in 2017.
Germany’s Electric Callboy deservedly won Best Video for ‘Pump It’!
Bring Me The Horizon took home the title of Best Single for ‘DiE4u.’
On Wednesdays We Wear Black picked up Best Podcast
Mathieu Nozières earned Best Album Artwork for Trivium‘s ‘In The Court Of The Dragon’,
The combination of Carl Bown and Bullet For My Valentine were awarded Best Production for the band’s latest self-titled album!
In one of two categories not voted for by the public, While She Sleeps were awarded the inaugural Innovation Award for the spectacular success of their Sleeps Society platform!
While The H award went to the Heavy Metal Truants, the awesome charity which has seen them now donate over £1m to charity.
Overall, it was another great night at the HMAs, celebrating and championing the music that doesn’t get the limelight it should.
Full list of awards here:
Presented by Amazon Music
Architects – For Those That Wish To Exist
Epitaph Records • Produced by Dan Searle, Co-Produced by Josh Middleton
Best UK Artist
Presented by Allianz Musical Insurance
Best International Artist
Presented by Arising Empire
Red Bull Records
Best UK Breakthrough Artist
Presented by O2 Forum Kentish Town
Best International Breakthrough Artist
Presented by Goth Girlfriends
Presented by SharpTone Records
Bring Me The Horizon – DiE4u
Produced by Bloodpop &
Presented by Amazon Music
On Wednesdays We Wear Black
Best Album Artwork
Trivium – In The Court Of The Dragon
Artwork by Mathieu Nozières
Best Live Artist
Presented by Marshall
Presented by Lightwave Productions
Electric Callboy – Pump It
Presented by AfterLive Music
Bullet For My Valentine – Bullet For My Valentine
Produced by Carl Bown
Presented by Ticketmaster UK
Awarded for exceptional positive contribution to the heavy music scene
Heavy Metal Truants
Awarded for innovative application of new ideas for the greater good of the heavy music scene
While She Sleeps – Sleeps Society