Armada Music is a Dutch record label that specializes in releasing electronic music. The name Armada derives from the first two letters of the founders’ first names: Armin van Buuren, Maykel Piron, David Lewis.
As of December 2015, the label had won the “Best Global Record Label” award for five years in a row at the International Dance Music Awards (IDMA’s). Armada received two nominations at the 2014 IDMAs. The Academy of Electronic Music, a joint venture between Armada, Google, Point Blank, and DJ Mag, was the recipient of the ‘People’s Voice Award’ at the 2014 Webby Awards. In 2016, Armada Music was one of the 21 labels nominated for the IMPALA FIVEUNDERFIFTEENcampaign shining a light on Europe’s most inspiring young labels. The label received the IMPALA Young Label Spotlight Award