The Rober Awards 2014 Music Poll

The Rober Academy for The Arts & Sciences of Entertainment cordially invites you to cast your vote in The XXXIII 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 1st.

Thanks for your help.

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

ALBUM OF THE YEAR 2014

  • ST. VINCENT-St. Vincent (60%, 166 Votes)
  • ARIEL PINK-Pom Pom (13%, 35 Votes)
  • SUN KIL MOON-Benji (10%, 28 Votes)
  • ANGEL OLSEN-Burn Your Fires For No Witness (8%, 21 Votes)
  • RUN THE JEWELS-RTJ2 (7%, 20 Votes)
  • OUGHT-More Than Any Other Day (4%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 276

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SONG OF THE YEAR

SONG OF THE YEAR 2014

  • SHARON VAN ETTEN-Your Love Is Killing Me (28%, 53 Votes)
  • CARIBOU-Can't Do Without You (19%, 36 Votes)
  • ALVVAYS-Archie, Marry Me (16%, 31 Votes)
  • FUTURE ISLANDS-Seasons (Waiting On You) (16%, 31 Votes)
  • THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS-Brill Bruisers (15%, 28 Votes)
  • BURIAL-Come Down To Us (8%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 189

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BEST GROUP OR DUO:

BEST GROUP OR DUO 2104

  • SWANS (29%, 52 Votes)
  • THE WAR ON DRUGS (28%, 50 Votes)
  • RUN THE JEWELS (24%, 42 Votes)
  • PARQUET COURTS (10%, 17 Votes)
  • FREDDIE GIBBS & MADLIB (8%, 14 Votes)
  • TOTAL CONTROL (5%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 178

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BEST MALE ARTIST:

BEST MALE ARTIST 2014

  • JACK WHITE (31%, 75 Votes)
  • APHEX TWIN (24%, 59 Votes)
  • SUN KIL MOON (14%, 35 Votes)
  • MAC DEMARCO (14%, 33 Votes)
  • ARIEL PINK (12%, 29 Votes)
  • FLYING LOTUS (7%, 17 Votes)

Total Voters: 242

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BEST FEMALE ARTIST

BEST FEMALE ARTIST 2014

  • ST. VINCENT (42%, 140 Votes)
  • BEYONCÉ (21%, 69 Votes)
  • LYKKE LI (16%, 55 Votes)
  • LA ROUX (13%, 43 Votes)
  • SHARON VAN ETTEN (7%, 24 Votes)
  • ANGEL OLSEN (4%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 335

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BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST

  • FKA TWIGS (47%, 96 Votes)
  • TOVE LO (20%, 41 Votes)
  • ALVVAYS (14%, 28 Votes)
  • PERFECT PUSSY (12%, 24 Votes)
  • OUGHT (8%, 16 Votes)
  • POPCAAN (3%, 6 Votes)

Total Voters: 206

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BEST POP ARTIST

BEST POP 2014

  • LANA DEL REY (37%, 120 Votes)
  • LA ROUX (20%, 64 Votes)
  • LYKKE LI (19%, 61 Votes)
  • PERFUME GENIUS (13%, 41 Votes)
  • THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS (5%, 17 Votes)
  • TUNE-YARDS (5%, 16 Votes)
  • JAVIERA MENA (4%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 323

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BEST ROCK ARTIST

BEST ROCK 2014

  • THE WAR ON DRUGS (31%, 52 Votes)
  • SWANS (26%, 43 Votes)
  • REAL ESTATE (15%, 25 Votes)
  • PARQUET COURTS (11%, 19 Votes)
  • CLOUD NOTHINGS (10%, 16 Votes)
  • SHELLAC (7%, 11 Votes)
  • TOTAL CONTROL (5%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 168

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BEST SONGWRITER

SONGWRITER

  • ST. VINCENT (57%, 129 Votes)
  • SUN KIL MOON (12%, 28 Votes)
  • SHARON VAN ETTEN (11%, 26 Votes)
  • MAC DEMARCO (11%, 25 Votes)
  • ANGEL OLSEN (6%, 13 Votes)
  • DAMIEN JURADO (6%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 228

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BEST HIP-HOP

HIP HOP

  • YOUNG FATHERS (44%, 84 Votes)
  • RUN THE JEWELS (24%, 47 Votes)
  • SCHOOLBOY Q (11%, 22 Votes)
  • FREDDIE GIBBS & MADLIB (9%, 18 Votes)
  • SHABAZZ PALACES (8%, 16 Votes)
  • ISAIAH RASHAD (5%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 193

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BEST ELECTRONICA

ELECTRONICA 2014

  • APHEX TWIN (41%, 72 Votes)
  • CARIBOU (25%, 45 Votes)
  • FLYING LOTUS (18%, 31 Votes)
  • TODD TERJE (9%, 16 Votes)
  • ARCA (8%, 15 Votes)
  • LEON VYNEHALL (4%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 177

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BEST R&B ARTIST

R&B 2014

  • STROMAE (82%, 903 Votes)
  • BEYONCÉ (7%, 81 Votes)
  • NENEH CHERRY (5%, 52 Votes)
  • SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS (4%, 43 Votes)
  • AZEALIA BANKS (3%, 29 Votes)
  • POPCAAN (0%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,107

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CUTTING EDGE

CUTTING EDGE

  • FKA TWIGS (48%, 69 Votes)
  • BEN FROST (21%, 30 Votes)
  • SOPHIE (15%, 22 Votes)
  • MICA LEVI (10%, 14 Votes)
  • SHABAZZ PALACES (8%, 11 Votes)
  • ANDY STOTT (5%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 145

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BEST HISPANIC ARTIST

HISPANIC ARTIST

  • SILVIA PEREZ CRUZ Y RAUL FERNANDEZ MIRO (30%, 45 Votes)
  • HINDS (formerly DEERS) (23%, 34 Votes)
  • ARCA (21%, 32 Votes)
  • JAVIERA MENA (19%, 28 Votes)
  • PABLO UND DESTRUKTION (7%, 10 Votes)
  • SAGRADO CORAZON DE JESUS (3%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 149

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SOUND OF 2015

SOUND OF 2015

  • HINDS (formerly DEERS) (27%, 34 Votes)
  • SHAMIR (27%, 34 Votes)
  • SOPHIE (27%, 34 Votes)
  • LEON BRIDGES (12%, 15 Votes)
  • I LOVE MAKONNEN (10%, 13 Votes)
  • DEJ LOAF (5%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 128

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BEST COMPILATION

COMPILATION 2014

  • CAPTAIN BEEFHEART-Sun Zoom Spark: 1970 to 1972 (47%, 114 Votes)
  • SLEATER-KINNEY-Start Together (23%, 56 Votes)
  • JOHN GRANT & THE BBC PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA-Live In Concert (15%, 36 Votes)
  • WILCO-What's Your 20/Alpha Mike Foxtrot: Rare Tracks 1994-2014 (9%, 21 Votes)
  • VARIOUS-Sombras. Spanish Post Punk + Dark Pop 1981-1986 (5%, 12 Votes)
  • SLEAFORD MODS-Chubbed Up: The Singles Collection (4%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 242

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BEST REISSUE

REISSUE 2014

  • LED ZEPPELIN-Remasters (40%, 122 Votes)
  • GRACE JONES-Nightclubbing (Deluxe Version) (31%, 97 Votes)
  • PUBLIC ENEMY-It Takes A Nation Of Millions.../Fear Of A Black Planet (Deluxe) (9%, 27 Votes)
  • UNDERWORLD-dubnobasswithmyheadman (Deluxe) (8%, 24 Votes)
  • YO LA TENGO-Extra Painful (6%, 20 Votes)
  • THE AFGHAN WHIGS-Gentleman At 21 (5%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 308

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BEST LIVE ARTIST

LIVE ARTIST 2014

  • KATE BUSH (57%, 8,759 Votes)
  • STROMAE (41%, 6,302 Votes)
  • PRINCE / 3RD EYE GIRL (1%, 150 Votes)
  • BEYONCÉ (0%, 31 Votes)
  • ARIEL PINK (0%, 16 Votes)
  • JOHN GRANT (0%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 15,259

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BEST E.P.

BEST EP 2014

  • ROBYN & RÖYKSOPP-Do It Again (47%, 74 Votes)
  • BURIAL-Rival Dealer (22%, 34 Votes)
  • TOVE LO-Truth Serum (14%, 22 Votes)
  • SEPTEMBER GIRLS-Veneer (9%, 15 Votes)
  • OUGHT-One More With The Feeling (8%, 13 Votes)
  • VINCE STAPLES-Hell Can Wait (4%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 158

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COMEBACK OF THE YEAR

COMEBACK OF 2014

  • MORRISSEY (41%, 118 Votes)
  • APHEX TWIN (28%, 82 Votes)
  • BECK (19%, 56 Votes)
  • THE AFGHAN WHIGS (7%, 19 Votes)
  • LINDA PERHACS (5%, 14 Votes)
  • SHELLAC (3%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 290

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DANCE ANTHEM

DANCE ANTHEM 2014

  • STROMAE-Ta Fète (60%, 2,017 Votes)
  • KIESZA-Hideaway (38%, 1,288 Votes)
  • TODD TERJE-Delorean Dynamite (1%, 24 Votes)
  • QT-Hey QT (0%, 14 Votes)
  • VIC MENSA-Down on My Luck (0%, 10 Votes)
  • LONELADY-Groove It Out (0%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 3,356

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BEST COVER VERSION

COVER VERSION 2014

  • ANNA CALVI & DAVID BYRNE-Strange Weather (37%, 127 Votes)
  • PJ HARVEY-Red Right Hand (27%, 92 Votes)
  • JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, OSCAR ISAAC & ADAM DRIVER-Please Mr. Kennedy (13%, 44 Votes)
  • LYKKE LI-Du Ar Den Ende (10%, 34 Votes)
  • SKY FERREIRA FEAT. ARIEL PINK-My Molly (9%, 29 Votes)
  • ROBYN-Tell You (Today) (7%, 23 Votes)

Total Voters: 341

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GUILTY PLEASURE

GUILTY PLEASURE

  • TEGAN AND SARA FEAT. THE LONELY ISLAND-Everything Is Awesome (67%, 326 Votes)
  • TAYLOR SWIFT-Shake It Off (20%, 96 Votes)
  • ARIANA GRANDE FEAT. ZEDD-Break Free (10%, 47 Votes)
  • PEARLS NEGRAS-Pensando Em Você (2%, 12 Votes)
  • BRETT MCKENZIE & THE MUPPETS-I'll Get You What You Want (2%, 9 Votes)
  • ROWDY REBBEL FEAT. BOBBY SHMURDA-Shmoney Dance (1%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 487

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MUSIC VIDEO

BEST PROMO VIDEO 2014

  • ST. VINCENT-Digital Witness (47%, 109 Votes)
  • FKA TWIGS-Two Weeks (17%, 39 Votes)
  • PERFUME GENIUS-Queen (14%, 32 Votes)
  • ARIEL PINK-Picture Me Gone (9%, 22 Votes)
  • ARCA & JESSE KANDA-Trauma (7%, 16 Votes)
  • FLYING LOTUS & KENDRICK LAMAR-Never Catch Me (7%, 16 Votes)
  • REAL ESTATE-Crime (5%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 234

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