Last night the APMA’s took place in Cleveland, Ohio. With some incredible awards up for grabs and some even better performances. Here’s our run down of all the incredible pop punk happening’s from this years award show including the winners and our favourite performances, as well as an incredible charity being awarded the Sub City Grant.
Lynn Gunn, PVRIS
Frank Zummo, SUM 41
BEST NEW MUSIC VIDEO:
WITH CONFIDENCE, “Voldemort”
BEST MUSIC VIDEO:
STATE CHAMPS, “Losing Myself”
BEST BREAKTHROUGH BAND:
ARTIST OF THE YEAR:
PANIC! AT THE DISCO
Now for some of our favourite performances…
All Time Low opened the show with a performance of Good Times from their new album Last Young Renegade.
This year saw an amazing mash up of Punk Goes Pop Volume 7 from Greyscale performing “Love Yourself” and State Champs performing “Stitches”. Check out both performances below:
One of our favourites here at The Pop Punk Day’s Andrew McMahon performed a little melody with some Something Corporate & Jacks Mannequin nostalgia.
Now for a myspace throwback Dance Gavin Dance did a surprise performance check it out;
Song of the year winner’s Waterparks performed the catchy AF Stupid For You
Now even more nostalgia The Plain White T’s dropped a performance of their hit Hey There Delilah and the crowd went wild, because who doesn’t know the words to this…?
Dan Campbell of The Wonder Years also had the honour of presenting the Sub City grant to a wonderful charity; Half Access. Who are wanting to ensure disabled music fans are able to go to shows and have just an incredible time at shows. You can watch charity founder, Cassie Wilson’s amazing acceptance speech down below:
All of the action from the APMA’s can be viewed for 72 hours via Amazon/Twitch via the link below: