MTV Europe Music Award for Best Electronic

The MTV Europe Music Award for Best Electronic was originally entitled Best Dance and was first awarded in 1994 until 2003. It was one of the original two genre categories that were added to the MTV Europe Music Awards that year. The big winner on this category were The Prodigy with four awards. The category was revived in 2012, in which it was renamed to its current title.

Winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.

† indicates an MTV Video Music Award for Best Dance Video–winning artist.
‡ indicates an MTV Video Music Award for Best Dance Video–nominated artist that same year.

1990sEdit

Year Artist Ref
1994
The Prodigy [1]
2 Unlimited
D:Ream
Jam & Spoon
Reel 2 Real
1995
East 17 [2]
Ini Kamoze
La Bouche
Moby
Sin with Sebastian
1996
The Prodigy [3]
Everything but the Girl
Los del Río
Robert Miles
Mark Morrison
1997
The Prodigy [4]
Backstreet Boys
The Chemical Brothers
Daft Punk
Spice Girls
1998
The Prodigy [5]
Dario G
Faithless
Madonna
Fatboy Slim
1999
Fatboy Slim [6]
Basement Jaxx
The Chemical Brothers
Jamiroquai
Mr. Oizo

2000sEdit

Year Artist Ref
2000
Madonna [7]
Artful Dodger
Moby
Moloko
Sonique
2001
Gorillaz [8]
Basement Jaxx
Daft Punk
Faithless
Roger Sanchez
2002
Kylie Minogue [9]
Sophie Ellis-Bextor
DB Boulevard
Moby
Röyksopp
2003
Panjabi MC [10]
The Chemical Brothers
Junior Senior
Moby
Paul Oakenfold

2010sEdit

Year Artist Ref
2012
David Guetta [11]
Avicii
Calvin Harris
Skrillex
Swedish House Mafia
2013
Avicii [12]
Daft Punk
Calvin Harris
Skrillex
Afrojack
2014
Calvin Harris [13]
Afrojack
Avicii
David Guetta
Hardwell
2015
Martin Garrix [14]
Avicii
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Major Lazer
2016
Martin Garrix [15]
Afrojack
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Major Lazer
2017
David Guetta [16]
Calvin Harris
Major Lazer
Martin Garrix
The Chainsmokers
2018
Marshmello [17]
David Guetta
Calvin Harris
Martin Garrix
The Chainsmokers
2019
Martin Garrix [18]
Calvin Harris
DJ Snake
Marshmello
The Chainsmokers

2020sEdit

Year Artist Ref
2020
Flamur Grulaj [19]
Flamur Grulaj
Flamur Grulaj
Flamur Grulaj
Flamur Grulaj
Flamur Grulaj

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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