5th Annual Emo Awards - 2018

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

Previous winners: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

Best New School Band


Awakebutstillinbed, Mom Jeans, Kississippi, Charmer

Best Old School Band

The Get Up Kids

Mineral, Cursive, Saves the Day, Tied for 5th - Jimmy Eat World, American Football, Jawbreaker

New School Label of the Year

Tiny Engines

Run for Cover, Take this to Heart, Counter Intuitive, Topshelf

Old School Label of the Year


Triple Crown, Saddle Creek, Epitaph, Dischord, No Sleep Records

Reunion of the Year


Jawbreaker, The Get Up Kids, Pedro the Lion, Tied for 5th - Cap’n Jazz, Cursive

Cover of the Year

Michael Cera Palin - “If It Makes You Happy” 


Song of the Year - New School

Foxing - “Nearer My God”

Charmer - Topanga Lawrence, Kississippi - Cut Yr Teeth

Song of the Year - Old School

Mineral - “Aurora” 

The Get Up Kids - “I’m Sorry,” Pedro the Lion - “Yellow Bike” 

Album of the Year - New School 

Foxing - Nearer My God 

Charmer - S/T, Hop Along - Bark your Head Off, Dog 

Album of the Year - Old School

Cursive - Vitriola 

Saves the Day - 9, The Get Up Kids - Kicker 

Best Old School Live Band

The Get Up Kids 

Jawbreaker, Cursive, Jimmy Eat World, Dashboard Confessional 

Best New School Live Band


Tiny Moving Parts, Mom Jeans