2016-02-18T12:01:13-05:00 2016-02-18T12:53:59-05:00

The Electronic Music Awards announces nominees for inaugural show

The first ever Electronic Music Awards & Foundation will be hitting the SLS Hotel in Los Angeles on April 14th, and will be broadcasted Saturday, April 23rd at 8PM EST on FOX.  Saluting electronic music's leading artists, creative teams and corporate leaders, EMAT will be the first show of its kind focusing deeper into the electronic music industry, beyond the radio hits acknowledged at awards like The Grammys.

Today, the nominees for seven categories have been anounced: Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Radio Show of the Year, Festival of the Year, DJ of the Year, Best New Artist and Best Club of the Year. Chosen by a board of top industry influencers, the list features everyone from Calvin Harris to DJ Harvey.  

Nominees for the 2016 Electronic Music Awards & Foundation:

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)


Album of the Year  

  • Alina Baraz & Galimatias - Urban Flora
  • Calvin Harris – Motion
  • Disclosure - Caracal

  • Galantis – Pharmacy

  • Jamie xx - In Colour

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

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

DJ of the Year

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

Best New Artist

  • Bob Moses
  • DJ Snake
  • Jauz
  • Kygo

Best Club of the Year

  • Amnesia
  • Fabric
  • Omnia
  • Sound LA
  • Zouk


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