Heavy Music Awards 2021 finalists announced!

Our partners and friends, Heavy Music Awards, have announced the 2021 finalists for their fifth annual Heavy Music Awards

The finalists for the fifth annual Heavy Music Awards have been revealed following the news that Heavy Music Awards 21 (HMA21) will take place at a full capacity, in-person event at London’s O2 Forum Kentish Town on Thursday 2 September 2021, which will be live streamed to a global audience exclusively on Twitch.

Among the eclectic mix of nominees from the full spectrum of the rock and metal scene, previous HMA winners including Architects, Nova Twins and While She Sleeps face off against a host of first-time finalists including Machine Gun Kelly, Ghostemane, Five Finger Death Punch, Ghøstkid and Dance Gavin Dance.

Sponsors and supporters for this year’s event – which is set to be the biggest HMAs ever – include EMP, Fireball, SharpTone Records, Nuclear Blast, Rude Records, Allianz Musical Insurance, O2 Forum Kentish Town, The Heavy Network and Dead Simple Accounting. BIMM return for the fifth year as Education Partner, while Nordoff Robbins will once again be the HMA’s charity partner.

Check out the finalists here and vote…


Voting is open until 14 July – all voters over the age of 18 are entered into the ballot to win tickets to the Awards.