Festival Awards has revealed the finalists of this year’s European Festival Awards. Europe’s festival-goers have decided on their favorite events with a record-breaking 1.2 million votes, a 100% increase on last year’s votes, as the website states. Music festivals in more than 35 different European countries were competing for public-voted accolades including the Best Major, Medium, Small, New and Indoor Festivals as well as the Line-Up Of The Year. The titles for artists include Headliner Of The Year, Best Newcomer and Anthem Of The Year.

Among the finalists are the highly acclaimed Tomorrowland festival in Belgium as well as Serbia’s EXIT (which has won in 2013), Sensation and more. Check out the shortlist:

Best Major European Festival – in association with PlugGo
Colours of Ostrava (Czech Republic)
Electric Picnic (Ireland)
EXIT Festival (Serbia)
Hurricane & Southside (Germany)
NOS Alive (former Optimus Alive) (Portugal)
Rock am Ring/ Rock Im Park (Germany)
Rock Werchter (Belgium)
Roskilde Festival (Denmark)
Sziget Festival (Hungary)
Tomorrowland (Belgium)
Wacken Open Air (Germany)
Woodstock Festival (Poland)

Best Medium-Sized European Festival
Audioriver (Poland)
Berlin Festival (Germany)
Best Kept Secret (The Netherlands)
Electric Castle Festival (Romania)
Hideout Festival (Croatia)
Lovefest (Serbia)
MasterCard Balaton Sound (Hungary)
OFF Festival Katowice (Poland)
Pohoda Festival (Slovakia)
Sea Dance Festival (Montenegro)
Volt Festival (Hungary)
Way Out West (Sweden)

Best Small European Festival
B.my.Lake (Hungary)
Feest in het Park (Belgium)
Festival Tauron Nowa Muzyka (Poland)
Grape Festival (Slovakia)
Happiness Festival (Germany)
Indiependence (Ireland)
Into The Great Wide Open (The Netherlands)
Jazz in the Park (Romania)
PLAI (Romania)
The Garden Festival (Croatia)

Best New European Festival
Bergfestival (Austria)
Down The Rabbit Hole (The Netherlands)
Festival The Brave (Holland)
Imaginarium Festival (France)
MS Artville (Germany)
Sea Dance Festival (Montenegro)
Serbia Wonderland Festival (Serbia)
Signal Festival (Czech republic)
Sunscape Festival (Malta)
Your’in (Belgium)

Best Indoor Festival
Blues in Hell (Norway)
I Love Techno (Belgium)
I Love Techno (France)
Metal Hammer Paradise (Germany)
Reeperbahn Festival (Germany)
Rolling Stone Weekender (Germany)
Sensation (The Netherlands)
Sonar (Spain)
TiMAF (Romania)
Waves (Austria & Slovakia)

Newcomer Of The Year in association with Eurosonic Noorderslag
Birth of Joy
George Ezra
Hozier
Jungle
London Grammar
Mighty Oaks
Milky Chance
Mo
Royal Blood
Stromae

Best Headliner
Arcade Fire
Arctic Monkeys
Imagine Dragons
Jack White
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Outkast
Pearl Jam
QOTSA
Stromae
The Black Keys

Festival Anthem of the Year
Arctic Monkeys – R U Mine
Atomic Bomb! – The Atomic Bomb! Band and Special Guests
Black Keys – Lonely Boy
Calvin Harris – Summer
Ellie Goulding – Burn
George Ezra – Budapest
Outkast – Hey Ya
Pharell Williams- Happy
Royal Blood – Come on Over
Stromae – Papaoutai

The winners will be announced in January during Eurosonic Noordeslag at De Oosterport, a European music conference in the Netherlands.

(Source: Festival Awards)