The “Oscars” of electronic music celebrate turning 21 with an exciting move to a venue that embodies the spirit of Ibiza, Heart Ibiza. HEART Ibiza is a creative collision of art, gastronomy, and music created in a laboratory of experiences. Celebrating its special 21st edition on Tuesday 11th September, the DJ Awards theme this year will take you back to the 70’s, paying homage to the sound that gave birth to the DJ and clubbing….Disco!
The DJ Awards launch the 2018 Categories & Nominees with the most extensive changes to date. There are 13 DJ categories: 9 music categories including Bass, Deep House, Electronica / Downtempo, House,Tech House, Techno, Trance, 4 subcategories, 2 new music categories, Progressive House and Melodic House & Techno, 4 non music categories including Newcomer, Breakthrough and International DJ, supporting over 160 nominees!
The 2018 nominees have been compiled with a panel of industry professionals, and reflect some comprehensive changes from last year. Whilst continuing to support those who remain at the forefront, 4 of the popular music categories have a updated title plus 4 subcategories to the following categories: House, Techno, Tech House and Trance, to create a new layer of DJs who have burst onto the global dance scene in a spectacular fashion the opportunity to be recognised within these awards.
The past 20 years have brought some incredible past winners, including Anna, Armin van Buuren, Black Coffee, Carl Cox, David Guetta, Richie Hawtin, Jamie Jones, Seth Troxler, Solomun, Hannah Wants, Hardwell, Claptone, Solardo, Camelphat. Dimension Festival, Awakenings, Drumcode, Suara and the International Music Summit, have been among the recipients of the Special Awards.
Voting is open until Midnight 24th July, show your support and VOTE NOW for your favourite DJ: djawards.com/vote-now