DJ Awards Announce 2019 Categories And Nominees

Posted on June 20, 2019

Words: Olivia Ebeling

Images: Tamara Sini

Hot on the heels of announcing the forward-thinking theme of its 22nd edition, “Plastic No More”, the DJ Awards team has revealed the 2019 awards categories and nominees.  14 different awards are set to be handed out during the ceremony at HEART Ibiza on Monday, September 16th, with 125 notable nominees in the running in 2019.

This year, there will be14 categories open to the public vote; featuring eight music categories including Bass, Deep House, House, Melodic House & Techno, Progressive House, Tech House, and Techno, plus two new categories in the shape of Trance, Afro House and Deep Tech. Four non-specific music genre categories titled Newcomer, Breakthrough in association with Beatport, Electronic Live Performer and International DJ complete the programme.

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Working with an external panel of industry professionals, the DJ Awards team is proud to announce that the host of nominees this year reflects a growth of nearly 50% in representing female artists nominated since 2017, and a staggering 54% of brand new nominees! Voting is now open via the DJ Awards website until 23.59 (EST) on 21stJuly 2019, so make sure to register and log in to cast your vote and support your favourite artists. The nominees will be unveiled to voters upon logging into their DJ Awards account.

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In addition to the music categories, there will be 10 further Industry Awards presented on the night, which are decided between a panel of experts and include Cutting Edge, Dance Nation, Electronic Music Pioneer, Ibiza DJ, Ibiza Music Event in collaboration with Pure Ibiza Radio, Ibiza Night, International Festival in association with FAZE mag, Producer, Track of the Season and Record Label of the Year.Winners will be honoured during the ceremony on September 16that HEART Ibiza, with previous honourees seeing Adam Beyer, Armin van Buuren, Black Coffee, Carl Cox, Faithless, Luciano, Jamie Jones, Joseph Capriati, Seth Troxler, Solomun and Claptone take to the stage to receive their green kryptonite trophy.

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This year, the DJ Awards are preceded by HEART Ibiza’s immersive dining experience with includes fantastic food and drink conceived by the renowned Adria brothers, performances by Cirque Du Soleil artists and cabaret entertainment before the stage opens to the ceremony. Reservations are highly recommended.

Further Information, Voting & Reservations

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