2020 We The Beat Awards

We are happy to announce the first annual We The Beat Awards, highlighting the best (and worst) in music this year. Submit your votes below!

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Nominees

Song of the Year 🎶

  • Blinding Lights by The Weeknd 
  • Breathe Deeper by Tame Impala
  • Texas Sun by Khruangbin & Leon Bridges
  • WHATS POPPIN by Jack Harlow
  • Free by SAULT
  • Gospel For A New Century by Yves Tumor
  • Been Away by Brent Faiyaz
  • 12.38 (feat. 21 Savage, INK, Kadhja Bonet) by Childish Gambino
  • Pirouette by Chiiild

Album of the Year 💿

  • Tame Impala - The Slow Rush by Tame Impala
  • The Weeknd - After Hours by The Weeknd
  •  What Kinda Music by Tom Misch & Yussef Dayes
  • Dreamland by Glass Animals
  • Limbo by Aminé
  • Punisher by Phoebe Bridgers
  • The Room by Ricky Reed
  • Untitled (Rise) by SAULT
  • WUNNA by Gunna

Best New Artist 🌟

  • Jack Harlow
  • RMR
  • Remi Wolf
  • Marc Rebillet
  • Yussef Dayes
  • The Kid LAROI
  • SAULT

Producer of the Year 🎛

  • Kenny Beats
  • Metro Boomin
  • The Alchemist
  • Terrace Martin
  • Jim E-Stack

Best Music Video 🎥

  • WAP by Cardi B & Megan Thee Stallion (Directed by Colin Tilley)
  • Rascal by RMR (Directed by Gabe Hostetler)
  • Laugh Now Cry Later by Drake (Directed by Dave Meyers)
  • Compensating by Aminé (Directed by Aminé & Jack Begert)
  • Gospel for a New Century by Yves Tumor (Directed by Isamaya Ffrench)
  • Harry Styles - Watermelon Sugar (Directed by Bradley & Pablo)
  • The Weeknd - Blinding Lights (Directed by Anton Tammi)

Best Album Art 🖼

  • The Slow Rush by Tame Impala (Artwork by Neil Krug)
  • Modus Vivendi by 070 Shake (Artwork by Sam Spratt)
  • Savage Mode II by 21 Savage & Metro Boomin (Artwork by Pen & Pixel)
  • Dream Hunting in the Valley of the In-Between by Man Man (Artwork by Petecia Le Fawnhawk)
  • The Room by Ricky Reed (Artwork by Jake Foreman)

Hot Trash Award 🔥

Award for the trashiest thing to happen in music culture.

  • Kanye running for President
  • Torey Lanez shooting Megan Thee Stallion in the foot
  • The Weeknd being robbed of his Grammy nominations
  • COVID-19 destroying the live music landscape
  • Britney Spears’ ongoing conservatorship battle
  • Kygo & Vin Diesel’s collaboration on single “Feel Like I Do”

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