2017 Emo Awards

100% voted on by fans of Washed Up Emo and the only awards dedicated specifically to the emo genre. 

Congratulations to all the winners.

Previous winners: 2016, 2015, 2014


New School Band  

Winner: Sorority Noise

Runner-ups: Remo Drive, The World Is A Beautiful Place..., Mom Jeans, Free Throw, Blis., Oso Oso, Foxing

Old School Band

Winner: American Football

Runner-ups: Rainer Maria, Glassjaw, The Get Up Kids, Cap'n Jazz, Jawbreaker

New School Label

Winner: Topshelf Records

Runner-ups: Run for Cover, Counter Intuitive, Father/Daughter, Tiny Engines, Count Your Lucky Stars, 

Old School Label

Winner: Polyvinyl

Runner-ups: Jade Tree, Triple Crown, Vagrant

Reunion of the year

Winner: Jawbreaker

Runner- ups: Cap’n Jazz, Rainer Maria, Quicksand

Best Cover Song

Winner: Dashboard Confessional - Using (Sorority Noise)

Runner-ups: Julie Baker - Accident Prone (Jawbreaker), Tigers Jaw - Hey Ya (Outkast)

Song of the Year - New School

Winner: Sorority Noise - No Halo

Runner-ups: Julien Baker - Appointments, Fire in the Radio - No Air

Song of the Year - Old School

Winner: Every response was a different song - All tied for #1

Album of the Year - New School

Winner: Sorority Noise - You’re Not As ____ As You Think

Runner-ups: Remo Drive - Greatest Hits, Julien Baker - Turn Out the Lights, Oso Oso - The Yunahon Mixtape

Album of the Year - Old School

Winner: Quicksand - Interiors

Runner-ups: Rainer Maria - S/T, Glassjaw - Material Control

Best Old School Band Live

Winner: American Football

Runner-ups: Cap’n Jazz, Jawbreaker

Best New School Band Live

Winner: Foxing

Runner-ups: Tiny Moving Parts, Remo Drive, Free Throw