This article is about the Japanese band.
For the band's debut album of the same name, see Babymetal (album).Babymetal (stylized as BABYMETAL) is a Japanese Metal Idol band.
Their line-up consists of Suzuka Nakamoto as "Su-metal", Yui Mizuno as "Yuimetal", and Moa Kikuchi as "Moametal".
The concept of the group is a fusion of the metal and idol genres.
The three teenage girls and their band are managed by the Amuse talent agency.
They released their debut album of the same name in February 2014.Awards and nominationsIn 2014, Babymetal was nominated for various awards.
Following their selection as one of the ten best records of 2014 by record shop clerks in Japan, they are now in the running for the 7th CD Shop Awards' 2015 "Grand Prix" overall prize, the results of which will be announced in March 2015.The group were nominated for Best Japanese Act at the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards (though the band didn't win the public vote for the "wild card" slot and was not shortlisted).Babymetal were also nominated for the Loudwire 2014 Best New Artist of the Year award, eventually winning with an outright majority of 58% of all votes cast.