The Rober Awards 2013 Music Poll

The Rober Academy for The Arts & Sciences of Entertainment cordially invites you to cast your vote in The XXXII Rober Awards Music Poll. Please find the ballot below. Links to videos and further info about the nominees can be found by clicking in each category’s header. Polls will close on February the 2nd.

Thanks for your help.

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • KANYE WEST-Yeezus (28%, 104 Votes)
  • ARCADE FIRE-Reflektor (28%, 102 Votes)
  • MY BLOODY VALENTINE-m b v (17%, 64 Votes)
  • PREFAB SPROUT-Crimson/Red (11%, 40 Votes)
  • JULIA HOLTER-Loud City Song (9%, 32 Votes)
  • JOHN GRANT_Pale Green Ghosts (7%, 27 Votes)

Total Voters: 369

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SONG OF THE YEAR

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • DAFT PUNK FEAT. PHARRELL-Get Lucky (31%, 112 Votes)
  • ARCADE FIRE-Reflektor (25%, 89 Votes)
  • KANYE WEST-New Slaves (19%, 69 Votes)
  • JAMES BLAKE-Retrograde (12%, 42 Votes)
  • JOHN GRANT FEAT. SINEAD O'CONNOR-GMF (7%, 24 Votes)
  • AUTRE NE VEUT-Counting (4%, 13 Votes)
  • BIG SEAN FEAT. JAY ELECTRONICA & KENDRICK LAMAR-Control (HOF) (3%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 359

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BEST GROUP OR DUO:

BEST GROUP OR DUO

  • ARCADE FIRE (29%, 95 Votes)
  • VAMPIRE WEEKEND (22%, 71 Votes)
  • NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS (17%, 55 Votes)
  • MY BLOODY VALENTINE (16%, 52 Votes)
  • FUCK BUTTONS (10%, 33 Votes)
  • YO LA TENGO (7%, 24 Votes)

Total Voters: 324

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BEST MALE ARTIST:

BEST MALE ARTIST

  • KANYE WEST (38%, 109 Votes)
  • JAMES BLAKE (24%, 68 Votes)
  • JOHN GRANT (18%, 52 Votes)
  • DANNY BROWN (13%, 38 Votes)
  • PHOSPHORESCENT (7%, 19 Votes)
  • PUSHA T (4%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 289

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BEST FEMALE ARTIST

BEST FEMALE ARTIST

  • JANELLE MONÁE (48%, 112 Votes)
  • JULIA HOLTER (24%, 55 Votes)
  • NEKO CASE (14%, 33 Votes)
  • PATTY GRIFFIN (6%, 14 Votes)
  • JULIANNA BARWICK (5%, 12 Votes)
  • ELEANOR FRIEDBERGER (3%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 231

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BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST

  • CHVRCHES (32%, 74 Votes)
  • SAVAGES (26%, 61 Votes)
  • DISCLOSURE (21%, 49 Votes)
  • KING KRULE (15%, 34 Votes)
  • FACTORY FLOOR (7%, 17 Votes)
  • PARQUET COURTS (4%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 234

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BEST POP ARTIST

BEST POP ARTIST

  • DAFT PUNK (37%, 115 Votes)
  • VAMPIRE WEEKEND (19%, 60 Votes)
  • HAIM (14%, 42 Votes)
  • PREFAB SPROUT (14%, 42 Votes)
  • CHVRCHES (12%, 38 Votes)
  • JOHN GRANT (9%, 29 Votes)

Total Voters: 311

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BEST ROCK ARTIST

BEST ROCK ARTIST

  • MY BLOODY VALENTINE (51%, 108 Votes)
  • SAVAGES (21%, 44 Votes)
  • DEERHUNTER (12%, 25 Votes)
  • DEAFHEAVEN (10%, 22 Votes)
  • MIKAL CRONIN (5%, 10 Votes)
  • PARQUET COURTS (5%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 211

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BEST SONGWRITER/AMERICANA

BEST SONGWRITER

  • DAVID BOWIE (53%, 167 Votes)
  • THE NATIONAL (15%, 46 Votes)
  • NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS (14%, 45 Votes)
  • BILL CALLAHAN (13%, 41 Votes)
  • PHOSPHORESCENT (5%, 16 Votes)
  • NEKO CASE (5%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 313

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BEST HIP-HOP

BEST HIP HOP

  • KANYE WEST (55%, 119 Votes)
  • EARL SWEATSHIRT (14%, 30 Votes)
  • A$AP ROCKY (13%, 27 Votes)
  • DANNY BROWN (12%, 26 Votes)
  • RUN THE JEWELS (9%, 20 Votes)
  • PUSHA T (7%, 14 Votes)

Total Voters: 215

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BEST ELECTRONICA

BEST ELECTRONICA

  • THE KNIFE (32%, 77 Votes)
  • BOARDS OF CANADA (29%, 70 Votes)
  • JON HOPKINS (14%, 33 Votes)
  • FUCK BUTTONS (12%, 28 Votes)
  • ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER (8%, 18 Votes)
  • FACTORY FLOOR (5%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 239

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BEST R&B ARTIST

BEST R&B/SOUL

  • JANELLE MONÁE (33%, 75 Votes)
  • JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE (28%, 63 Votes)
  • DRAKE (19%, 43 Votes)
  • BLOOD ORANGE (12%, 27 Votes)
  • AUTRE NE VEUT (7%, 16 Votes)
  • THUNDERCAT (6%, 14 Votes)

Total Voters: 225

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CUTTING EDGE

CUTTING EDGE

  • THE HAXAN CLOAK (41%, 82 Votes)
  • THESE NEW PURITANS (19%, 38 Votes)
  • JULIA HOLTER (16%, 32 Votes)
  • TIM HECKER (10%, 20 Votes)
  • FOREST SWORDS (10%, 19 Votes)
  • JULIANNA BARWICK (8%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 199

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BEST HISPANIC ARTIST

HISPANIC ARTIST

  • PONY BRAVO (31%, 62 Votes)
  • REFREE (31%, 61 Votes)
  • MALA RODRIGUEZ (20%, 40 Votes)
  • DENVER (10%, 19 Votes)
  • BFLECHA (6%, 11 Votes)
  • JOE CREPUSCULO (4%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 198

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SOUND OF 2014

SOUND OF 2014

  • CHANCE THE RAPPER (38%, 52 Votes)
  • BANKS (20%, 28 Votes)
  • TELEMAN (17%, 23 Votes)
  • FKA TWIGS (12%, 17 Votes)
  • KELELA (7%, 9 Votes)
  • SZA (7%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 137

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BEST COMPILATION

BEST COMPILATION

  • THE CLASH-Sound System (45%, 59 Votes)
  • VARIOUS-Scared To Get Happy: A Story Of Indie-Pop 1980-1989 (25%, 32 Votes)
  • LEE HAZLEWOOD-There's A Dream I've Been Saving (9%, 12 Votes)
  • THE BETA BAND-The Regal Years (8%, 11 Votes)
  • WILLIAM ONYEABOR-Who Is? (8%, 11 Votes)
  • VARIOUS-After Dark 2 (7%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 130

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BEST REISSUE

BEST REISSUE

  • SHUGGIE OTIS-Inspiration Information/Wings Of love (60%, 230 Votes)
  • BOARDS OF CANADA- Whole Discography (14%, 53 Votes)
  • LOS PLANETAS-Una Semana En El Motor De un Autobus (9%, 33 Votes)
  • JOHNNY THUNDERS & THE HEARTBREAKERS-L.A.M.F (Definitive Edition) (7%, 26 Votes)
  • THE BREEDERS-LSXX (6%, 24 Votes)
  • THE POSTAL SERVICE-Give Up (10th Anniversary Edition) (6%, 23 Votes)

Total Voters: 386

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BEST LIVE ARTIST

BEST LIVE ARTIST

  • KANYE WEST (34%, 83 Votes)
  • KRAFTWERK (25%, 62 Votes)
  • NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS (21%, 51 Votes)
  • YO LA TENGO (9%, 21 Votes)
  • JOHN GRANT (8%, 20 Votes)
  • JULIA HOLTER (8%, 19 Votes)

Total Voters: 245

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BEST E.P.

BEST EP

  • BURIAL-Truant/Rough Sleeper (61%, 74 Votes)
  • MØ-Bikini Daze (20%, 24 Votes)
  • FKA TWIGS-EP2 (11%, 13 Votes)
  • EMPRESS OF-Systems (4%, 5 Votes)
  • KORELESS-Yugen (4%, 5 Votes)
  • TIRZAH-I'm Not Dancing (3%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 122

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COMEBACK OF THE YEAR

COMEBACK OF THE YEAR

  • DAVID BOWIE (42%, 155 Votes)
  • SUEDE (17%, 62 Votes)
  • MY BLOODY VALENTINE (14%, 51 Votes)
  • BOARDS OF CANADA (12%, 46 Votes)
  • QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE (8%, 29 Votes)
  • PREFAB SPROUT (7%, 27 Votes)
  • MAZZY STAR (5%, 20 Votes)

Total Voters: 369

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DANCE ANTHEM

DANCE ANTHEM

  • DAFT PUNK FEAT. PHARRELL-Get Lucky (68%, 141 Votes)
  • DISCLOSURE-When A Fire Starts To Burn (11%, 22 Votes)
  • HAIM-Falling (Duke Dumont Remix) (10%, 21 Votes)
  • DJ RASHAD-Let It Go (7%, 14 Votes)
  • TODD TERJE-Strandbar (Disko) (5%, 11 Votes)
  • GLASS CANDY-Warm In The Winter (3%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 207

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BEST COVER VERSION

BEST COVER

  • MORRISSEY-Satellite Of Love (Original by Lou Reed) (54%, 98 Votes)
  • JOANNA GRUESOME-Tugboat (Original by Galaxie 500) (14%, 25 Votes)
  • JULIA HOLTER-Hello Stranger (Original by Barbara Lewis) (13%, 23 Votes)
  • LOW-Stay (Original by Rihanna Feat. Mikky Ekko) (11%, 20 Votes)
  • DESTROYER-El Rito (Original by Sr. Chinarro) (7%, 12 Votes)
  • FRANKIE ROSE-Street Of Dreams (Original by The Damned) (4%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 182

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GUILTY PLEASURE

GUILTY PLEASURE

  • TEGAN AND SARA (52%, 172 Votes)
  • LORDE (25%, 83 Votes)
  • MARIAH CAREY (9%, 28 Votes)
  • OMAR SOULEYMAN (7%, 24 Votes)
  • CIARA (5%, 16 Votes)
  • SAY LOU LOU (3%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 328

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MUSIC VIDEO

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

  • DAVID BOWIE-Love Is Lost (52%, 144 Votes)
  • ARCADE FIRE-Reflektor (21%, 57 Votes)
  • BOB DYLAN-Like A Rolling Stone (15%, 41 Votes)
  • BEACH HOUSE-Wishes (6%, 16 Votes)
  • YO LA TENGO-Ohm (6%, 16 Votes)
  • QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE-I Appear Missing (5%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 277

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