FemMetal Awards

FemMetal Awards is an annual event hosted on FemMetal that honours Metal and Rock musicians who have been active throughout the previous year.

The current categories for the awards are:

  1. Best Band or Act
  2. Best Album
  3. Best Song
  4. Best Music Video
  5. Best Vocals
  6. Best Brutal Vocals
  7. Best Instrument Player
  8. Best Breakthrough Act
  9. Best Album by a Breakthrough Act
  10. Best Song by a Breakthrough Act

The award polls are carried out during the first half of December of each year with the results announced during the final 10 days of each year. 

Resources

2022 Hall of Fame: The Enchanted Forest

All-Time Hall of Fame

Previous Years Halls of Fame

FemMetal Awards News and Reports

FemMetal Awards 2021: Crystal Viper Wins The Most Write-in Votes

FemMetal Awards 2021: Crystal Viper Wins The Most Write-in Votes

This year, and to give more chance for every voice to be heard, we added space in our awards survey for people to write-in a name of a band they found to be impressive in 2021 that we haven't nominated for any of the awards. Crystal Viper was the name written in the...

FemMetal Awards 2021: Sharon Portilla wins Best Breakthrough Performer

FemMetal Awards 2021: Sharon Portilla wins Best Breakthrough Performer

Mexican singer Sharon Portilla has won the award for the best breakthrough performer category. Sharon has had an experience with more than one band but has recently emerged into the scene in a wonderful solo project releasing songs in her native tongue, Spanish....

FemMetal Awards 2021: Temperance’s song “Diamanti” wins Best Song

FemMetal Awards 2021: Temperance’s song “Diamanti” wins Best Song

The song "Diamanti" taken from the album with the same name by Temperance has won the Best Song category in FemMetal Awards 2021! The song was released as a single with a music video only last month and has earned the votes to make it the song of the year on FemMetal!...

FemMetal Awards 2021: Epica’s “Omega” wins Best Album

FemMetal Awards 2021: Epica’s “Omega” wins Best Album

Epica's "Omega" received the highest number of votes in the polls of FemMetal Awards 2021 and has subsequently won the category of Best Album released in the last year. "Omega" was released in February 2021, featuring singles such as Abyss of Time, Rivers, and The...

FemMetal Awards 2021: Jen Majura wins Best Instrument Player

FemMetal Awards 2021: Jen Majura wins Best Instrument Player

Evanescence's guitarist, Jen Majura, has won the Best Instrument Player award in FemMetal Awards 2021. Evanescence have released a new album, "The Bitter Truth", earlier this year. This would be Majura's first album with Evanescence, after joining the band in 2015....

FemMetal Awards 2021: Simone Simons of Epica wins Best Vocals Award

FemMetal Awards 2021: Simone Simons of Epica wins Best Vocals Award

Simone Simons has won the Best Vocals category in FemMetal Awards 2021. The Epica vocalist performed in her band's early 2021 release, "Omega", as the band also delivered a magnificent live streaming performance in "Omega Alive". Epica is one of the bands with the...

FemMetal Awards 2021: Temperance wins Best Band/Act

FemMetal Awards 2021: Temperance wins Best Band/Act

Italian Metal band Temperance has won the category of Best Band or Act in FemMetal Awards 2021. The Modern Melodic Metal band released a wonderful new album last November entitled 'Diamanti'. Alongside Best Band/Act, Temperance were also nominated for Best Album, Best...

FemMetal Awards 2021: Hiraes wins Best Breakthrough Act

FemMetal Awards 2021: Hiraes wins Best Breakthrough Act

German band Hiraes has won the Best Breakthrough Act award in FemMetal Awards 2021. The Melodic Death Metal band came ahead in the polls for the category designated to acts that were formed in the last four years. Hiraes, formed in 2020, was also nominated for the...

The Enchanted Forest – FemMetal Awards 2021 Theme Story

The Enchanted Forest – FemMetal Awards 2021 Theme Story

In a forgotten land, long ago, at the edge of a magical kingdom, there lived a girl named Ava with her old mother and father and three younger brothers. Ava loved listening to music and had the habit of sneaking out of her house, whenever she could, to sit by the...

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‘Solitary’ – Album by Hiraes

‘Divid’ – Single by Sharon Portilla

‘Bulletproof’ – Album by Dear Mother

‘Diamanti’ – Album by Temperance

‘Omega Alive’ – Album by Epica

‘The Bitter Truth’ – Album by Evanescence

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‘Wallflowers’ – Album by Jinjer

‘Forsaken’ – Single by Within Temptation

‘Chapter II – Legacy’ – Album by Ad Infinitum

‘Plush’ – Album by Plush

‘Black Blooded Woman’ – EP by The Damned Few

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‘Tales from Six Feet Under’ – Album by Charlotte Wessels