The Nominees For The Inaugural ‘Electronic Music Awards & Foundation’ Have Been Announced


On Saturday, April 23rd, the biggest names in dance music will head to the SLS Hotel in Los Angeles for the inaugural edition of the ‘Electronic Music Awards & Foundation’. This will be the genre’s first nationally-televised awards show. Producers, events and more will be duking it out in the following categories: 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. When asked about the nomination process, Executive Producer from TV4 Entertainment, Paul Duddridge, pointed out that, “The nominees reflect dance music trends on a global level bringing together DJs, producers, clubs and brands that represent a wide range of genres.”

See below for a full list of nominees and don’t forget to tune into FOX on April 23rd at 8pm EST. Let us know who you think is going to win in the comments.

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



DJ Harvey



Best New Artist 

Bob Moses

DJ Snake





Best Club of the Year 




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