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The Electronic Music Awards is an music award show focused on electronic music genres 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 2017 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 produced by Hunt & Crest in partnership with Live Digital Entertainment. The 2018 show aimed to celebrate equality and excellence in electronic music, under the mission statement of, "We're All The Same On The Dance Floor".[3]

Winners and nominationsEdit

2017Edit

The following table provides the list of nominees and winners according to The Hollywood Reporter[4] and Electronic Music Awards:[5][6]

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 & - "Cold Water"
Skrillex & Rick Ross - "Purple Lamborghini"
DJ Snake ft. Justin Bieber - "Let Me Love You"
Porter Robinson & Madeon - "Shelter"
Martin Garrix & Dua Lipa - "Scared to Be Lonely"
The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey - "Closer"
Record of the Year Rüfüs Du Sol - "Innerbloom" (Sasha Remix)
Kidnap Kid & Lane 8 - "ABA"
Kolsch - "Grey"
Todd Terje - "Jungle"
Låpsley - "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)
Låpsley - "Operator" (DJ Koze Extended Disco Version)
Ed Sheeran - "Shape of You" (NOTD Remix)
Ed Sheeran - "Shape of You" (Major Lazer Remix ft. NYLA & Kranium)
Festival of the Year Electric Daisy Carnival - Multiple Cities
Tomorrowland - Boom
Electric Forest Festival - Rothbury
Movement - Detroit
Lightning in a Bottle - Bradley
Producer of the Year Cashmere Cat
Hot Since 82
Odesza
Sasha
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 Tie: Diplo - Diplo & Friends / Pete Tong - The Essential Collection
Above & Beyond - Group Therapy
Annie Mac - Annie Mac Presents
Claude VonStroke - The Birdhouse
Danny Howard - BBC's Radio 1's Dance Anthems
Liquid Todd - Beta BPM
Nicole Moudaber - In The Mood
Pasquale Rotella - Nightowl Radio
New Artist of the Year Alison Wonderland
Kungs
Marshmello
Mura Masa
Rezz
San Holo
DJ of the Year Eric Prydz
A-Trak
The Black Madonna
Claude VonStroke
Diplo
Live Act of the Year Rüfüs Du Sol
Bob Moses
Bonobo
Eric Prydz
Flume
Porter Robinson X Madeon

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ [1], [2], [3], and [4].
  4. ^ "Bonobo, Rufus du Sol, Eric Prydz & More Win 2017 Electronic Music Awards". The Hollywood Reporter.
  5. ^ "The Electronic Music Awards". theemawards.com. Electronic Music Awards. September 21, 2017. Archived from the original on 10 September 2017. Retrieved January 2, 2018.
  6. ^ "Winners List". Electronic Music Awards. Dead-link, see: http://www.emawards.com/awards/

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