The APMAs—July 22, 2015 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, OH featured performances from Weezer, Pierce The Veil, Panic! At The Disco, Rob Zombie, All Time Low, New Found Glory with Hayley Williams, Taking Back Sunday, Slipknot's Corey Taylor, Simple Plan, Halestorm, DMC of Run DMC, Black Veil Brides, Sum 41, Motionless In White, Issues' Tyler Carter with PVRIS and Mike Herrera of MXPX. Accompaniment by the Contemporary Youth Orchestra!

Presenters included members of Amity Affliction, Asking Alexandria, Beartooth, Crossfaith, Drama Club, Every Time I Die, Man Overboard, Major League, Memphis May Fire, Metro Station, Miss May I, Neck Deep, Never Shout Never, New Politics, New Years Day, Silverstein, State Champs and We Came As Romans.

Additional appearances from members of ‘68, As It Is, August Burns Red, Bullet For My Valentine, Mayday Parade, Motion City Soundtrack, Parkway Drive, Real Friends, Senses Fail, Set It Off, This Wild Life and While She Sleeps with more to be announced soon!

Red carpet hosts: Every Time I Die’s Keith Buckley and New Years Day’s Ash Costello!

Rob Zombie honored with the Vanguard Award!

Punk rockers X to received the Icon Award!


The AP Music Awards kicked off with a bang and ended even stronger. If you were unable to attend or missed the show on TV, we’ve assembled the full list of winners below.


BEST VOCALIST presented by AXS TV: Hayley Williams, Paramore

BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND presented by AP Japan: The 1975

ICON AWARD presented by Artery Recordings: X

VANGUARD AWARD presented by Equal Vision and MerchNow: Rob Zombie

BEST BASSIST presented by Razor & Tie: Zack Merrick, All Time Low

ARTIST PHILANTHROPIC presented by Sub City/Take Action: Taking Back Sunday for American Cancer Society

BEST LIVE BAND presented by Macbeth: A Day To Remember

BEST DRUMMER presented by DW Drums: Rian Dawson, All Time Low

BEST FANDOM presented by Tumblr: 5 Seconds Of Summer

BEST MUSIC VIDEO presented by Journeys: “Drown,” Bring Me The Horizon

SONG OF THE YEAR presented by Epitaph Records: “Kick Me,” Sleeping With Sirens

BEST UNDERGROUND BAND presented by Sumerian Records: Being As An Ocean

MOST DEDICATED FANS presented by Fearless Records: All Time Low’s “hustlers”

BEST GUITARIST presented by Gibson Brands: Tony Perry, Pierce The Veil


ARTIST OF THE YEAR presented by Monster Energy: Issues

ALBUM OF THE YEAR presented by Journeys: Black Veil Brides, Black Veil Brides


Here are all the 2015 APMAs nominees!

Tyler Carter (Issues)
Vic Fuentes (Pierce The Veil)
Lynn Gunn (PVRIS)
Adam Lazzara (Taking Back Sunday)
Jeremy McKinnon (A Day To Remember)
Hayley Williams (Paramore)

A Day To Remember
Panic! At The Disco
twenty one pilots
The Wonder Years

Modern Baseball
Neck Deep
This Wild Life

Kyle Fasel (Real Friends)
Jeph Howard (The Used)
Ryan Jay Johnson (letlive.)
Zack Merrick (All Time Low)
Devin “Ghost” Sola (Motionless In White)
Dallon Weekes (Panic! At The Disco)

The 1975 (UK)
The Amity Affliction (Australia)
Marmozets (UK)
New Politics (Denmark)
Northlane (Australia)
Crossfaith (Japan)

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness (Dear Jack Foundation)
Bayside (The Human Rights Campaign)
Koji (Doctors Without Borders)
Jake Luhrs of August Burns Red (HeartSupport)
Simple Plan (The Simple Plan Foundation)
Taking Back Sunday (American Cancer Society)

Arun Bali (Saves The Day)
Jordan Buckley (Every Time I Die)
Tony Perry (Pierce The Veil)
Kevin Skaff (A Day To Remember)
Will Swan (Dance Gavin Dance)
Jacky Vincent (Falling In Reverse)

All Time Low
Fall Out Boy
5 Seconds Of Summer
Panic! At The Disco
twenty one pilots
The 1975

Cyrus Bolooki (New Found Glory)
Rian Dawson (All Time Low)
Jake Garland (Memphis May Fire)
Adam Gray (Texas In July)
Matt Greiner (August Burns Red)
Luke Holland (The Word Alive)

Being As An Ocean
The Hotelier
Knuckle Puck
Major League
State Champs
Tigers Jaw

All Time Low (Hustlers)
Crown The Empire (The Runaways)
Fall Out Boy (Overcast Kids)
Motionless In White (Creatures)
Paramore (Parafamily)
twenty one pilots (Skeleton Clique)

Beartooth - “Beaten In Lips”
Motionless In White - “Reincarnate”
Real Friends - “I Don’t Love You Anymore”
Set It Off - “Why Worry”
Sleeping With Sirens - “Kick Me”
PVRIS - “My House”

Beartooth - Disgusting
Black Veil Brides - Black Veil Brides
Circa Survive - Descensus
Every Time I Die - From Parts Unknown
frnkiero andthe cellabration - Stomachaches
Gerard Way - Hesitant Alien
La Dispute - Rooms Of The House=
Linkin Park - The Hunting Party
Real Friends - Maybe This Place Is The Same and We’re Just Changing

Against Me!
Black Veil Brides
Crown The Empire
Motionless In White
New Found Glory
Of Mice & Men
Taking Back Sunday

Bring Me The Horizon - “Drown”
A Day To Remember - “End Of Me”
Fall Out Boy - “Centuries”
Modern Baseball - “Your Graduation”
PVRIS - “St. Patrick”
Set It Off - “Why Worry”