2022 Heavy Music Awards winners announced – MP3 and NPC

The winners of the 2022 installment of the Heavy Music Awards have been revealed.

To last night ceremony inside a sold-out Kentish Town O2 Forum, Architects walked away with the awards for Best Album (For Those Who Wish To Exist) and Best British Artist. Other artists who have won awards include Enter Shikari (Best Live Artist), Beartooth (Best International Artist) and Cassyette (Best Breakthrough Artist UK). The full list of winners can be viewed below.

In addition to the awards handed out, attendees were greeted with live sets from Beartooth, Holding Absence, Meet Me @ The Altar and Static Dress. 100% of the proceeds from ticket sales for the event went to Nordoff Robbinswhich is the UK’s largest music therapy charity.

Winners of the 2022 Heavy Music Awards

best album
Presented by Amazon Music
Architects – For those who wish to exist
Epitaph Records • Produced by Dan Searle, co-produced by Josh Middleton

Best British Artist
Presented by Allianz Musical Insurance
Registers of epitaphs

Best International Artist
Presented by Arising Empire
bear tooth
Red Bull Records

Best British Revolutionary Artist
Presented by O2 Forum Kentish Town
Devil’s Land

Best International Breakthrough Artist
Presented by Goth Girlfriends
RCA recordings

Best Single
Presented by SharpTone Records
Bring me the horizon – DiE4u
Produced by Bloodpop & Evil Twin

best podcast
Presented by Amazon Music
On Wednesdays we wear black

Best Album Artwork
Trivium – In The Court Of The Dragon
Work by Mathieu Nozières

Best Live Artist
Presented by Marshal
Type “Shikari
N/A Records

best video
Presented by Lightwave Productions
Electric Callboy – Pump It Up
Media of the Century

Best Achievement
Presented by AfterLive Music
Ball for my Valentine’s Day – Ball for my Valentine’s Day
Directed by Carl Bown

The H
Presented by Ticketmaster UK
Awarded for Outstanding Positive Contribution to the Heavy Music Scene
Heavy Metal Mobsters

Innovation Award
Awarded for the innovative application of new ideas for the greater good of the heavy music scene
While She Sleeps – Sleeps Society