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The Electronic Music Awards is an award show focused on the electronic music genre that debuted on September 21, 2017 in Los Angeles. It was created by Paul Oakenfold and entertainment company Hunt & Crest[1] and produced by Live L!ve Media. The show was live streamed via Twitter and Pluto TV[2] and garnered 3.4 million views within 2.5 hours.

The event was hosted by Hannah Rad, Matt Medved, Robin Schulz & Vicky Vox.

Performers included Moby, Juan Atkins, Autograf, Floorplan, Illenium, Kidnap Kid, Orbital, Ramzoid, Delano Smith, Goldfish, Madeaux & The Saunderson Brothers.

On May 8, 2018, it was announced that the show would make its sophomore debut on November 8, 2018 in Los Angeles. In partnership with Hunt & Crest, the 2018 show will be produced by Live Digital Entertainment.

The 2018 show will celebrate equality and excellence in electronic music, under the mission statement of, "We're All The Same On The Dance Floor".[needs update]

Winners and nominationsEdit

The following table provides the list of nominees and winners according to The Hollywood Reporter[3] and Electronic Music Awards:[4][5]

Category Nominees
Album of the Year Bonobo - Migration
Justice - Woman
The Chainsmokers - Memories.....Do Not Open
Cashmere Cat - 9
Gorillaz - Humanz
Single of the Year Major Lazer ft. Justin Bieber & MØ - Cold Water
Skrillex & Rick Ross - Purple Lamborghini
DJ Snake ft. Justin Bieber - Let Me Love You
Porter Robinson & Madeon - Shelter
Martin Garrrix & Dua Lipa - Scared To Be Lonely
The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey - Closer
Record of the Year Rüfüs Du Sol - "Innerbloom" (Sasha Remix)
Kidnap Kid & Lane - ABA
Kolsch - Grey
Todd Terje - Jungle
Laplsley - Operator (DJ Koze Extended Disco Version)
Remix of the Year Flume - Say It (Illenium Remix)
Portugal. The Man - Feel It Still (Medasin Remix)
Rüfüs Du Sol - "Innerbloom" (Sasha Remix)
Lapsley - Operator (DJ Koze Extended Disco Version)
Ed Sheehan - Shape Of You (NOTD Remix)
Ed Sheehan - Shape Of You (Major Lazer Remix ft. NYLA & Kranium)
Festival of the Year Electric Daisy Carnival - Multiple Cities
Tomorrowland - Boom
Electric Forest - Rothbury
Movement - Detroit
Lightning In A Bottle - Bradley
Producer of the Year Cashmere Cat
Hot Since 82
The Chainsmokers
Club of the Year Output - New York
Berghain/Panorama Bar - Berlin
DC-10 - Ibiza
Elrow - Barcelona
Fabric - London
Omina - Las Vegas
XOYO - London
XS - Las Vegas
Radio Show of the Year Diplo - Diplo & Friends & Pete Tong - The Essential Collection (Tie)
Above & Beyond - Group Therapy
Annie Mac - Annie Mac Presents
Claude VonStroke - The Birdhouse
Danny Howard - BBC's Radio 1 Dance Anthems
Liquid Todd - Beta BPM
Nicole Moudaber - In The Mood
Pasquale Rotella - Nightowl Radio
New Artist of the Year Alison Wonderland
Mura Masa
San Holo
DJ of the Year Eric Prydz
The Black Madonna
Claude VonStroke
Live Act of the Year Rüfüs Du Sol
Bob Moses
Eric Prydz
Porter Robinson X Madeon


  1. ^ "Eric Prydz, Cashmere Cat, Moby Among Winners at Inaugural Electronic Music Awards". Variety.
  2. ^ "Pluto TV To Provide Live Streams From Electronic Music Awards". PR Newswire.
  3. ^ "Bonobo, Rufus du Sol, Eric Prydz & More Win 2017 Electronic Music Awards". The Hollywood Reporter.
  4. ^ "The Electronic Music Awards". Electronic Music Awards. September 21, 2017. Retrieved January 2, 2018.
  5. ^ "Winners List". Electronic Music Awards.