The DJ Awards has confirmed plans for its first ever “Plastic No More” themed awards, to help raise awareness within the dance music industry on finding sustainable solutions to eliminate the use of plastic. The 22nd edition will take place on Monday 16th September at Heart Ibiza
There will be eight music categories in total, including Bass, Deep House, House, Melodic House & Techno, Progressive House, Tech House, Techno and Trance. Two new categories have been introduced to the roster, including Afro House and Deep Tech, plus 4 non-specific music genre categories; Newcomer, Breakthrough in association with Beatport, Electronic Live Performer and International DJ.
The winners will be revealed at the DJ Awards Ceremony on Monday 16th September when HEART Ibiza will welcome the cream of the electronic dance music industry as the hard-working professionals that make up the dance music community are recognised for their efforts.
In the past 20+ years, there have been some incredible winners to the ceremony, including Adam Beyer, Armin van Buuren, Black Coffee, Carl Cox, David Guetta, Daft Punk, Faithless, Hannah Wants, Luciano, Jamie Jones, Joseph Capriati, Seth Troxler, Solomun y Claptone. And amongst the recipients of the Industry Awards have been Awakenings, Caprices Festival, Dimension Festival, BPM Festival, Tomorrowland, Drumcode, Innervisions, Deeperfect, Soundcloud, ADE, WMC, and the International Music Summit.
In addition to the music categories, there will be 10 Industry Awards presented on the night, including 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.
Stay tuned for further news and announcements in the run-up to the awards and of course the results themselves.
For more information on the DJ Awards visit www.djawards.com