Gummy Awards

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 New Acts Of 2011

Stereogum | December 14, 2011 - 12:21 pm

Having already revealed Your Top 10 Tracks and Your Top 10 Music Videos, next box to be punched on the Gummys’ advent calendar is the Top 10 New Acts Of 2011 category, and, unlike the Grammys, Stereogum’s readers did a nice job of representing 2011’s singular breakout artists. And, based on post count, we were pleasantly surprised with who ended up on top. Check out the results after the jump.

Purity Ring

10. Purity Ring

Frank Ocean

9. Frank Ocean


8. EMA

Unknown Mortal Orchestra

7. Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Wild Flag

6. Wild Flag



Lana Del Rey

4. Lana Del Rey


3. Yuck

Youth Lagoon

2. Youth Lagoon

The Weeknd

1. The Weeknd

To recap:
10. Purity Ring
09. Frank Ocean
08. EMA
07. Unknown Mortal Orchestra
06. Wild Flag
05. WU LYF
04. Lana Del Rey
03. Yuck
02. Youth Lagoon
01. The Weeknd

Check back in on our Top 50 Albums Of 2011 list to see how we stacked up compared to the voters.