DJ Awards 2015 winners announced

The DJ Awards started off in 1998, and now 17 years old it continues to pursue commending the hardest working and most talented DJ’s within the entire scene. The not-for-profit organisation aims to celebrate the electronic dance music industry as a whole, where popularity is not of a concern. Taking place in Ibiza, an DJ mecca, the awards ceremony acts as one of the longest-running of its kind. With this years winners including Hardwell, Claptone, Disclosure, Hannah Wants and Carl Cox, the industry’s depth and diversity is all to apparent.

Decided by a prestigious and selected panel consisting of managers, promoters, record companies, PR specialists, venue owners, media specialists, and DJ’s themselves, the DJ Awards is one of the hardest tasks imaginable. However, year after after they still manage to consistently recognized some of the greatest, and hardest-working individuals within the scene.

Check out the list of the 2015 DJ Awards winners below and let us know your thoughts!

DJ Awards
Deep House: Solomun
Breakthrough: Black Coffee
Tech House: Luciano and Hot Since 82
Techno: Carl Cox
Bass: Hannah Wants
International DJ: Hardwell
Trance: Armin Van Buuren
Electronica: Disclosure
Progressive House/ Electro: Hardwell
Newcomer: Cuartero

Special Awards
Cutting Edge: Rokordbox
Dance Nation Of The Year: South Africa
Electronic Music Pioneer: Arthur Baker
Electronic Live Performance: Faithless at BBC Radio 1 20-Ibiza Rocks
Ibiza DJ – Powered by Vicious Magazine: Manu Gonzalez
Ibiza Music Event: IMS Dalt Vila Festival
International Festival – Supported by Pioneer DJ Radio: We Are FSTVL
Ibiza Night: Acid Sundays
Producer: Claptone
Record Label Of The Year: Life and Death
Track Of The Season: “Acamar” Frankey & Sandrino

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