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The Rocks 2016 - THE WINNERS

Planet Rock is pleased to reveal the winners of for The Rocks 2016!

Each year, in response to The BRIT awards frequently overlooking our beloved genre of rock, Wyatt asks Planet Rock listeners to cast their votes in a number of categories.

2016's Rocks are our third annual celebration of all of the greatest rock albums, singles, and bands from the UK and beyond. This year sees the introduction of the New Band category, as well as the return of British Album, British Single, International Band, International Album and Worldwide Solo Artist.

The votes have been counted and we can reveal the winners are...

British Album: Iron Maiden - The Book Of Souls

British Single: Iron Maiden - Speed Of Light

International Album: Halestorm - Into The Wild Life

International Band: AC/DC

Worldwide Solo Artist: David Bowie

Best New Band: Inglorious

Congratulations to all of this year's winners! Iron Maiden were particularly pleased with winning the double whammy of British Album and British Single, so much so that Steve Harris filmed a special thank you message to Planet Rock listeners on his phone backstage on their Book of Souls tour. Check it out below: