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Metal Goddesses Awards 2021 – Readers Choice Awards – Results

Dear readers, musicians and fellow metalheads! You have spoken! It is time to present you with the results of the Metal Goddesses Awards 2021 – Readers Choice. Without much further ado, let’s dive right into it! Overall 2622 responses were sent in. Huge shoutout and thank you to those 2622 people!

Best vocalist 2021
Winner: Simone Simons -Epica – 458 votes

2. Diva Satanica – Nervosa (411); 3. Tatiana Shmayluk – Jinjer (322); 4. Britta Görtz – Hiraes (247); 5. Emmanuelle Zoldan – Sirenia (184), 6. Molly Rennick – Living Dead Girl (153); 7. Melissa Bonny – Ad Infinitum (130); 8. Courtney LaPlante – Spiritbox (118); 9. Moyra Murphy – Oryad (102); 10. Sharone Borik (100); 11. Adrienne Cowan – Seven Spires (97); 12. Marie MacLeod – Whyzdom (88); 13. Laura Guldemond – Burning Witches (80); 14. Olly Lex – The End of Melancholy (67); 15. Basak Ylva – Dream Ocean (64)

 

Best Intsrumentalist 2021
Winner: Anabelle Iratni – Cradle of Filth – 677 votes

2. Jen Majura – Evanescence (540); 3. Merel Bechtold – Dear Mother (204); 4. Luana Dametto – Crypta (176); 5. Fabiola Bellomo – Frozen Crown (128); 6. Mia Wallace – Nervosa (127); 7. Romana Kalkuhl – Burning Witches (105); 8. Prika Amaral – Nervosa (104); 9. Larissa Ernst – Burning Witches and Sonia Nusselder (both 98); 10. Saki – Nemophila (87); 11. Stéphanie Nolf – Chaos Rising (80); 12 Jeanine Grob – Burning Witches (70); 13. Lala Frischknecht – Burning Witches (69); 14. Eleni Nota – Nervosa (59)

 

Best Band 2021
Winner: Crypta – 469 votes

2. Jinjer (419); 3. Nervosa (316); 4. Ad infinitum (244); 5. Burning Witches (240); 6. Spirit Box (216); 7. Temperance (169); 8. The End of Melancholy (137); 9. Butcher Babies (125); 10. Whyzdom (121); 11. Dream Ocean (105); 12.Akiavel (61)

 

Best Death / Thrash / Groove Metal Album 2021
Winner: Crypta – Echoes of the Soul – 615 votes

2. Nervosa – Perpetual Chaos (601); 3. Hiraes – Solitary (392); 4. Aephanemer – A Dream of Wilderness (233); 5. Evil Drive – Demons Within (170); 6. Lutharo – Hiraeth (162); 7. Monochromatic Black – Vicissitude (147); 8. Akiavel – Vae Victis (122); 9. Synlakross – 0K4M1 (91); 10. Aversed – Impermanent (89)

 

Best Symphonic / Gothic Metal Album 2021
Winner: Theatres des Vampires – In Nomine Sanguinis – 525 votes

2. Therion – Leviathan (349); 3. Sirenia – Riddles, Ruins & Revelations (319); 4. Ad Infinitum – Chapter II: Legacy (296); 5. Seven Spires – Gods of Debauchery (242); 6. Dream Ocean – The Missing Stone (209); 7. Angelwings – Primordium (208); 8. Blackbriar – Cause of the Shipwreck (181); 9. Phantom Elite – Titanium (176); 10. Everdawn – Cleopatra (117)

 

Best Rock Album 2021
Winner: Living Dead Girl – Exorcism – 775 votes

2. The Pretty Reckless – Death by Rock and Roll (730); 3. Sharone – Morbid Illusion (244); 4. Cobra Cult – Second Gear (199); 5. Crashing Atlas – Black Sky Sunrise (189); 6. Icon for Hire – Amorphous (177), 7. Chez Kane – Chez Kane (161); 8. Issa Overseen – Queen of the Broken Hearts (147)

 

Best Progressive / Industrial / Alternative Metal Album 2021
Winner: Persona – Animal 464 votes

2. False Memories – The Last Night of Fall (421); 3. Enemy Inside – Seven (358); 4. Fate DeStroyed – Within These Walls (283); 5. Dust in Mind – CTRL (206); 6. Venues – Solace (205); 7. The End of Melancholy – Nature Unleashed (193); 8. Aeranea – A Voice for the Lost (192); 9. Red Eye Temple – Vortex (171); 10. Black Hellebore – Disorder (129)

 

Best Debut Album 2021
Hel’s Throne – Ravens Flight – 826 votes

2. Crypta – Echoes of the Soul (684); 3. Hiraes – Solitary (295); 4. Dear Mother – Bulletproof (176); 5. Dying Wish – Fragment of a bitter Memory (160); 6. Ewiniar – Burning the Night (118); 7. Marta Gabriel – Metal Queens (116); 8. Slizard – Slizard (89); 9. Laurenne / Louhimo – The Reckonning (85); 10. Vexed – Culling Culture (73)

 

Best Heavy / Power Metal Album 2021
Winner: Autumn Bride – Undying (550 votes)

2. Frozen Crown – Winterbane (486); 3. Crystal Viper – The Cult (354); 4. Temperance – Diamanti (331); 5. Nemophila – Revive (278); 6. Hearthealer – The Metal Opera (184); 7. Marta Gabriel – Metal Queens (178); 8. Bridear – Bloody Bride (144); 9. Fate Gear – The Sky Prison (117)

 

Best Video 2021

Winner:Epica – The Skeleton Key – 523 votes

2. Arch Enemy – House of Mirrors (385); 3. Nervosa – Under Ruins (376); 4. Hiraes – Eyes Over Black (277); 5. Spiritbox – Hurt you (179); 6. Burning Witches – The Witch of the North (175); 7. Elli Berlin – Oh, Lord! (130); 8. The Agonist – Remnants in Time (116); 9. Butcher Babies – Yorktown (112); 10. Ad Infinitum – Animals (106); 11. Ignea ft. Ersedu – Mermaids (79); 12. Lutharo – Lost in a Soul (48); 13. Akiavel – Lady of Death (43); 14. Laurenne/Louhimo – The Reckonning (42); 15. Seas on the Moon ft. Lena Scissorhands – The Regress (31)

 

Best Album by a big player 2021
Winner: Epica – Omega – 922 votes

2. Evanescence – The Bitter Truth (795); 3. Jinjer – Wallflower (545); 4. Spiritbox – Eternal Blue (360)

 

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