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Here are the best moments from every year of the APMAs

July 16 2017, 11:30 AM EDT By Kika Chatterjee


Can you believe it's already been four years of the Alternative Press Music Awards?!

We sure can't, which is why we've picked some of our favorite moments from the last three ceremonies to refresh your memory before the 2017 APMAs, which stream live TOMORROW! Want to watch the show? Find out how right here.

QUIZ: Which 2017 APMAs Album Of The Year nominee are you?

Here are the best moments from every year of the APMAs. What's your favorite APMAs moment? Let us know in the comments!

APMAs 2014—WINNERS LIST

The inaugural APMAs were held at the world famous Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and were hosted by none other than Mark Hoppus of Blink 182. Here are some of our best memories from the night that started it all!

twenty one pilots - "Car Radio" with Michael Bohn, introduction by Paramore

Before Blurryface exploded twenty one pilots into the scene titans they are today, they took to the APMAs stage for a special performance of "Car Radio" with Michael Bohn of Issues.

Bring Me The Horizon's Oli Sykes wins Album Of The Year with speech about his addiction

Oli Sykes of Bring Me The Horizon shared an honest, heartrending speech about his struggles with addiction as he accepted the Skully for Album Of The Year.

Falling In Reverse cover "Gangsta's Paradise" (ft. Coolio & Tyler Carter)

The APMAs are famous for pulling off some crazy collaborations, and this was just the beginning as Falling In Reverse took to the stage with Tyler Carter of Issues and Coolio.

Fall Out Boy win Artist Of The Year, presented by Korn

This Fall Out Boy speech gave rise to an iconic meme: "Thanks, Pete."

QUIZ: Which 2017 APMAs Artist Of The Year nominee are you?

APMAs 2015—WINNERS LIST 

The APMAs got a major venue upgrade in 2015 when they moved to Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena, while All Time Low's Jack Barakat and Alex Gaskarth hosted the evening. Here are some of the highlights!

Panic! At The Disco perform "Hallelujah"

"Hallelujah" was our first taste of new Panic! At The Disco music since Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die, and Brendon Urie absolutely killed this performance.

Trace Cyrus of Metro Station calls out All Time Low

So... about that. Metro Station's Trace Cyrus took issue with some of our hosts' joke at their expense, but don't worry—All Time Low clapped back.

Halestorm and Corey Taylor cover "Hunger Strike"

What did we say about collaborations?! Halestorm and Corey Taylor of Slipknot were a match made in heaven on this Temple Of The Dog cover.

Hayley Williams wins Best Vocalist 

The Paramore songstress opened the evening by accepting the Skully for Best Vocalist, and we can't help but smile during her speech.

QUIZ: Which 2017 APMAs Song Of The Year nominee are you?

APMAS 2016—WINNERS LIST

The APMAs had to leave Cleveland in 2016 (thanks to the Republican National Convention), which meant we just had to rock harder at Columbus' Schottenstein Center. Jack and Alex returned as hosts—and presidential candidates! It was hard to pick the best moments—did you see Vic Fuentes join Yellowcard onstage for Ocean Avenue, or that Neck Deep medley with an insane cast of guest vocalists?—but here are some of our favorite moments from that night.

PAPA ROACH with MGK, MATTY MULLINS and JENNA McDOUGALL

Maybe the highest energy performance the APMAs has ever seen, Papa Roach took the stage with a dream team that included Machine Gun Kelly performing his hit song "Till I Die." Fun fact: MGK is an AP hometown hero, and the 2017 show will mark his third performance on the APMAs stage!

PATRICK STUMP of FALL OUT BOY wins Best Vocalist

Fall Out Boy sure know how to do acceptance speeches. Even though frontman Patrick Stump couldn't join us at the show, he set the new standard for video acceptances with his hilarious speech.

BABYMETAL perform with ROB HALFORD of JUDAS PRIEST

What's that we said about crazy collaborations? This one speaks for itself. 

THE GHOST INSIDE win Most Dedicated Fans

This could very well be the best APMAs moment of all time. After a harrowing bus crash left the Ghost Inside with seemingly insurmountable injuries and obstacles, they triumphantly took to the stage to accept the Most Dedicated Fans award with a tearjerking speech.

After reliving the APMAs' greatest moments, we know what you're thinking—you've GOT to see the 2017 show tomorrow night! Don't worry, we've got you covered.

The 2017 APMAs, hosted by Andy Biersack, will broadcast live from Cleveland’s KeyBank State Theatre starting at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on Monday, July 17.

This year the APMAs will once again team up with Amazon Music for the exclusive live stream of the show, allowing fans to watch in real time. The APMAs will be available on Amazon Music's website on mobile phones, Macs and PCs, as well as globally on Amazon Music’s official Twitch channel via all devices where the Twitch app is available including the Amazon Fire TV and Fire tablets, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Chromecast, Fire TV and Nvidia Shield.

To watch the APMAs on your TV, download the Twitch app from your TV’s app store. Open the Twitch app and search for “amazonmusic.” You can also watch the APMAs via the Twitch platforms on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Chromecast, Fire TV and Nvidia Shield. For a complete list of platforms go to Twitch's website.

Before the main event, the red carpet (brought to you by Journeys and PRS Guitars) will stream live on Alternative Press’ Facebook from outside Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena in the gateway plaza starting at 3:30 p.m. ET. Radio personality and host of Idobi Radio’s The Gunz Show Mike “Gunz” Gunzelman and New Years Day’s commanding frontwoman Ash Costello will be your hosts.

Will you be watching the 2017 APMAs? Let us know in the comments!

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