We have to do all we can to support all of our electronic music artists nominated at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. Despite unprecedented mainstream attention and acknowledgement of electronic dance music, there is still a gap between EDM and other genres. Luckily this year there are more nominations for electronic artists that ever before allowing us, the fans, the opportunity to support our artists by voting.
For the full list of nominations go here, and note these are the categories that are particularly of interest to our thriving and growing community of electronic artists.
Best Collaboration – Calvin Harris featuring Ellie Goulding ‘I Need Your Love.”
Artist to Watch – Zedd featuring Foxes ‘Clarity.’
Best Cinematography – A-Trak & Tommy Trash ‘Tuna Melt.’
Best Editing – Calvin Harris featuring Florence Welch ‘Sweet Nothing.‘
Best Visual Effects – Duck Sauce ‘It’s You’ and Skrillex featuring the Doors ‘Breakin’ a Sweat.’