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Hardwell, Carl Cox, Diplo, Skrillex, Luciano Win Big At the Ibiza DJ Awards

Hardwell, Carl Cox, Diplo, Skrillex, Luciano Win Big At the Ibiza DJ Awards
It’s no surprise that some of the biggest names in EDM took home a coveted piece of “Kryptonite” at this weeks Ibiza DJ Awards. Yes, the Ibiza DJ Awards hands winners a a neon-green rock-shaped trophy, famous from Superman lore. According to event organizers, Kryptonite represents both the code of life (“crypto”) and nightlife and it’s culture (“nite”). While such an offbeat trophy may startle fans, the list of winners heading home with one certainly should not. Eleven different genres were recognized at the awards, and eleven more “special awards” were handed out, including Track of the Season and Dance Nation of the Year. Legendary DJ Carl Cox took home nods in both categories he was nominated for (Best Techno and International DJ). Relative newcomers Disclosure won Best Electronic Live Performance, and the Number 1 DJ in the World, Hardwell, took him the trophy in Electro House, for the second year running. Also, Skrillex nabbed the Dubstep award, and his Jack U partner, Diplo, won the very first award in the Electronia category. The Track of the Season was Patrick Topping’s dancefloor burner ‘Forget,’ which you can listen to below. See below for the full list of winners at the Ibiza DJ Awards.


Deep House: Jamie Jones
Electronica: Diplo
Electronic Live Performance: Disclosure
Breakthrough: Mano Le Tough
International DJ: Carl Cox
Newcomer: Patrick Topping
Trance: Armin van Buuren
Techno: Carl Cox
Drum & Bass/Dubstep: Skrillex
Electro House: Hardwell
Tech House: Luciano
Ibiza DJ: Iban Mendoza
Ibiza Live Performance: Matador
Ibiza Night: Flower Power
Track of the Season: “Forget,” Patrick Topping
Media: Be-At.TV
Producer of the Year: MK
Record Label of the Year: Innervisions
Cutting Edge: Native Instruments
International Festival: Creamfields UK
Dance Nation of the Year: Croatia
Outstanding Contribution: DJ Harvey

Austin Goldman
Miami/LA @agoldman57
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