DJ Awards 2016 – Voting is now open…
DJ Awards time again! We are excited to announce the 2016 Categories & Nominees. This year we have our largest line-up in the history of the awards with 12 categories and a staggering 113 nominees for the public to cast their votes.
Now in its 19th year, DJ Awards returns to Pacha Ibiza on Monday 3rd October where those being honoured will receive their prestigious Kryptonite awards. Created back in 1998, this non-profit organisation continues to remain the original DJ poll dedicated to the electronic music culture.
There are 9 music genre categories, which cover a broad spectrum of electronic music, including Bass, Big Room House, Deep House, Electronica, Techno, Tech House and Trance, plus two new categories; Electronic Live Performer and House. There a further 3 non music categories Breakthrough, International DJ and Newcomer. Voting is now open!
Also announced are 10 Special Industry Awards that are chosen by a panel of electronic music professionals, these are presented to shine a light on those who make up the scene.
DJ Awards has spent the last few months working together with a panel of electronic music experts to compile the categories. It’s a complicated task and is always sparks a lot of healthy debate as we are dealing with an art form that is purely subjective.
Past winners have included Armin Van Buuren, Black Coffee, Carl Cox, David Guetta, DJ Harvey, Frankie Knuckles, Lenny Kravitz, Luciano, Richie Hawtin, Skrillex, Solomun and Sven Väth while BPM, Crosstown Rebels, IMS, rekordbox and Soundcloud are among past recipients of Special Awards.
It is a celebration that unites the electronic music community at the end of the Ibiza summer season and will be followed by an exclusive party featuring some of the 2016 winners.
This year’s theme is Let’s Dance, you know how the saying goes….”Life may not always be the party we hoped for, but while we're here let’s dance!”
Voting remains open to the public until the end of July so be sure to VOTE NOW and have your say at www.djawards.com.