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Electronic Music Awards and Foundation: Categories and nominees announcement

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The categories and nominees for the first iteration of the (EMAF) have been announced. The seven categories each hold five nominations and “reflect dance music trends on a global level bringing together DJs, producers, clubs and brands that represent a wide range of genres,” according to its official press statement.

The show promises to honor electronic music legends as well as the biggest acts of today, spanning “electronic music’s leading artists, creatives, executives and visionaries…” with others still to be announced. The show will be held at SLS Hotel in Los Angeles April 14, with a broadcast to follow on FOX on Saturday, April 23rd.

For more information you can visit the Electronic Music Awards and Foundation website and check out the full list of categories and nominees below:
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Single of the Year

  • Calvin Harris & Disciples – How Deep is Your Love
  • The Chainsmokers – Roses (feat. ROZES)
  • Galantis – Runaway (U & I)
  • Kygo – Stole the Show (feat. Parson James)
  • Major Lazer & DJ Snake – Lean On (feat. MØ)

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Album of the Year  

  • Alina Baraz & Galimatias – Urban Flora
  • Calvin Harris – Motion
  • Disclosure – Caracal
  • Galantis – Pharmacy
  • Jamie xx – In Colour

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Radio Show of the Year

  • BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix
  • BPM with Geronimo – Sirius XM
  • Danny Howard – BBC Radio 1’s Dance Anthems
  • Diplo and Friends – BBC Radio 1Xtra
  • Jason Bentley – Morning Becomes Eclectic – KCRW

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Festival of the Year

  • Creamfields – Daresbury, England
  • Electric Daisy Carnival – Las Vegas, USA
  • Sonar – Barcelona, Spain
  • The BPM Festival – Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Ultra Music Festival – Miami, USA

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DJ of the Year

  • Carl Cox
  • Diplo
  • Dixon
  • DJ Harvey
  • Skrillex

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Best New Artist

  • Bob Moses
  • DJ Snake
  • Jauz
  • KSHMR
  • Kygo

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Best Club of the Year

  • Amnesia
  • Fabric
  • Omnia
  • Sound LA
  • Zouk

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