Guitarantula playing air guitar face painted white black and white clothes

Guitarantula is the Air Guitar World Champion 2022

Kirill “Guitarantula” Blumenkrants (French) has been crowned as the new  Air Guitar World Champion as he got the highest points in today’s World Final! French contestants were succesful this year: Frederic “French Kiss” Reau won the second place. The third place was shared between three air guitarists: Charles Kariuki “Slim” Ndung’u (Kenya), Alex “Jinja Assasin” Roberts (Australia) and Apolline “Lady Attila” Andreys (France).

The Air Guitar World Championships Final was held today, Friday 26 August in Rotuaari Square, Oulu, Finland with an audience of over 3500 people. The Final was also streamed online on the Air Guitar World Championships’ webpage and it reached thousands of people from all around the world.

There were 18 finalists in total, including Thursday’s Dark Horses and the National Champions. The competition was separated in two rounds, with eight competitors making it to the second round.

The Final was hosted by the esteemed Master of Airemonies, Justin “Nordic Thunder” Howard and Finland’s very own Jani Kortti.


1.    Kirill Blumenkrants – Guitarantula (FRANCE)  35.2
2.    Frederic Reau – French Kiss (FRANCE) 35.0
3.    Shared third place:
Charles Kariuki Ndung’u – Slim (KENYA) 34.9
Alex Roberts – Jinja Assassin (AUSTRALIA) 34.9
Apolline Andreys – Lady Attila (FRANCE) 34.9
6.    Rob Messel – The Marquis (USA) 34.6
7.    Rachel Sinclair – Hot Mess (USA) 34.2
8.    Miska Haakana – Pink Lighning (PEACE FLAG) 34.0

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