THE JOURNEYS ALTERNATIVE PRESS MUSIC AWARDS, FUELED BY MONSTER ENERGY DRINK
ANNOUNCE THE NEW EXCLUSIVE AWARD CATEGORY
“BEST MUSIC VIDEO” presented by Journeys
NOMINEES INCLUDE FALL OUT BOY, BRING ME THE HORIZON,
A DAY TO REMEMBER & MORE
APMAS TO TAKE PLACE ON JULY 22, 2015 • CLEVELAND, OHIO
AT QUICKEN LOANS ARENA AND WILL BE BROADCAST LIVE ON AXS TV
ADDITIONAL AWARDS, NOMINEES, PERFORMERS, VOTING, TICKETS
AND MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON AT
Get ready, music fans! Rock music’s newest and most popular awards show, the Journeys Alternative Press Music Awards, fueled by Monster Energy Drink, will make an official announcement on March 23 detailing additional award categories and nominees, as well as voting information, ticket details, broadcast and sponsor announcements and more.
Today, as a special early bonus for fans, APMAs will reveal the nominees for the new-to-2015 category “Best Music Video” presented by Journeys. Fans may enter any Journeys retail location to view the nominees and vote from their mobile device via store-provided QR codes or head over to vote at journeys.com/bestmusicvideo starting on March 23rd. Journeys is a leader in the teen-specialty retail scene focused on lifestyle-driven branded footwear and accessories in 850 stores across all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Canada.
The six nominees in the “Best Music Video” presented by Journeys category are:
A Day To Remember – “End Of Me”
Bring Me The Horizon – “Drown”
Fall Out Boy – “Centuries”
Modern Baseball – “Your Graduation”
PVRIS – “St. Patrick”
Set It Off – “Why Worry”
In 2014, the APMAs made a grand entrance with once-in-a-lifetime performances, a star-studded red carpet and unprecedented support from dedicated fans around the world. If last year’s show serves as any indication, 2015’s event is gearing up to be even bigger and better than its spectacular inaugural experience. As previously announced, the APMAs are taking place this year on July 22 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. We are excited to be live broadcasting again via AXS TV. The show is being moved to a bigger venue based on anticipated growth reflected by the astounding success of last year’s event.
Our hosts for this year’s event will be hilarious heartthrobs Alex Gaskarth and Jack Barakat of Billboard-chart topping group and five-time AP cover stars All Time Low.
In addition to respective title and presenting sponsors Journeys and Monster Energy Drink, the APMAs are welcoming back other top sponsors, including AXS TV, CreativeLive, Destination Cleveland, Disc Makers, DW Drums, Equal Vision Records, EarthQuaker Devices, idobi radio, Lace Pickups, MerchNOW, Rise Records, Splat! Hair Care and the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame And Museum.
Don’t miss the 2015 AP Music Awards! Check back towww.altpress.com/apmas over the coming weeks for new announcements and information.
The APMAs are produced by Josh Bernstein, Mike Shea, Kevin Lyman, Dawn Marshman and Joe Scarpelli.
About Alternative Press:
Now in its 30th year, Alternative Press continues to be on the forefront of discovering new artists, breaking news and reporting on the latest trends in music and youth culture. Since its early days as a pasted-up fanzine in the mid-’80s, Alternative Press is one of the largest music magazines in the world. AP provides in-depth interviews and exclusive photos, making it an essential collectors piece for a passionate fan base, as well as digitally through various mobile and tablet formats. AP has expanded its digital reach via an enhanced mobile app andAltpress.com, one of the world’s fastest-growing websites. The site has become a necessary destination for up-to-the-minute breaking news, coverage from our national APtv correspondents, exclusive multimedia premieres and much more. Additionally, the brand has been successfully extended through live events, beginning with the launch of the AP Tour and the company’s inaugural AP Music Award Show, which trended No. 1 worldwide on Twitter and Facebook. Independently owned and operated, AP continues to reach millions of fans, offering them insight to the hottest artists and cultural trends first.
Journeys is a leader in the teen specialty retail scene, with more than 850 stores in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. Journeys uses fashion savvy and merchandising science to keep in step with the fast-paced footwear and accessories market for 13- to 22-year-old guys and girls. Journeys offers a wide variety of trendy, relevant brands that cater to teens who seek the hottest, new styles. The Journeys store is more than a retail environment; it’s an extension of the teen lifestyle. From the plasma TVs playing exclusive content and the latest music videos, to the visual merchandising strategy and promotions, to the employees whose image and style reflect the customers’ lifestyle and attitude. In addition, Journeys reaches its customers through www.journeys.com,a mobile website, catalog, national advertising, strategic cross-promotions, social media and grass-roots events like The Journeys Noise Tour. Journeys is, in every way, an attitude you can wear!
About Monster Energy Drink:
Most companies spend their money on ad agencies, TV commercials, radio spots and billboards to tell you how good their products are. At Monster Energy, we chose none of the above. Instead we support the scene, our bands, our athletes and our fans. We back athletes so they can make a career out of their passion. We promote concert tours, so our favorite bands can visit your hometown. We celebrate with our fans and riders by throwing parties and making the coolest events we can think of a reality. www.monsterenergy.com | www.facebook.com/monsterenergy
About the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum:
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s mission is to engage, teach and inspire through the power of rock and roll. The institution carries out its mission by giving voice to the stories of the people, artifacts and events that shaped rock and roll — through Museum exhibits, materials in the Museum’s Library and Archives, traveling exhibitions, and a wide array of innovative educational programs and activities. The 150,000 square-foot Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, located in Cleveland’s rapidly developing North Coast Harbor, is home to major artifact collections, four state-of-the-art theaters, and year-round educational and concert programming.
The Museum is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. On Wednesdays (and Saturdays through Labor Day), the Museum is open until 9 p.m. Museum admission is $22 for adults, $18 for adult residents of Greater Cleveland, $17 for seniors (65+), $13 for youth (9-12), children under 8 are free. A 6% Admission Tax that goes to support Cleveland Metropolitan Schools is added to each ticket at purchase. Museum Members are always admitted free, for information or to join the membership program call 216.515.8425. For general inquiries, please call 216.781.ROCK (7625) or visithttp://www.rockhall.com. The Ohio Arts Council supports the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans. The Museum is also generously funded by Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture.