Celebrating its 21st birthday, the DJ awards once again recognised the contribution made to the clubbing world by dj’s, producers, artists and event organisers, rewarding the winners with its familiar glowing kryptonite.
Hosted by Graham Sahara and Katie Hayley Knight, the event took place in a different venue, glamorous HEART, a multifaceted place that not only fuse art and gastronomy but also embodies the spirit of Ibiza…it couldn’t have been more perfect.
The evening wouldn’t have been complete without the live guest that we have all come to expect. This year Barbara Tucker took time from her summer residency to enrapture us with her captivating voice and enticing live performance.
The “Oscars” of electronic music celebrate turning 21 with an exciting move to a venue that embodies the spirit of Ibiza, Heart Ibiza.
DJ Awards launch the 2018 Categories & Nominees with the most extensive changes to date. There are 13 DJ categories: 9 music categories including Bass, Deep House, Electronica / Downtempo, House,Tech House, Techno, Trance, 4 sub categories, 2 new music categories, Progressive House and Melodic House & Techno, 4 non music categories including Newcomer, Breakthrough and International DJ, supporting over 160 nominees!
The 2018 nominees have been compiled with our panel of industry professionals, and reflect some comprehensive changes from last year. Whilst continuing to support those who remain at the forefront, 4 of the popular music categories have a updated title plus 4 sub categories to the following categories: House, Techno, Tech House and Trance, to create a new layer of DJs who have burst onto the global dance scene in a spectacular fashion the opportunity to be recognised within these awards.
Voting is open until Midnight 24th July, show your support and VOTE NOW for your favourite DJ: djawards.com/vote-now
In addition to the music categories, there will be 12 Special Industry Awards, which are decided between our panel, including Producer, Track of the season, Record Label of the Year, Ibiza DJ, Ibiza Music Event, Ibiza Night and International Festival.
International Music Summit (IMS) recognise and pay tribute to to an electronic music act that has helped write dance music history; Underworld, recipients of the 2018 IMS Legends Award. IMS today announce the full line up for Underworld’s Live show, which takes place after the celebratory dinner event at Heart Ibiza, bringing an intimate version of the duo’s exhilarating and dynamic live experience to the white isle and providing a rare opportunity to get close to one of electronic music’s biggest and most respected bands.
Pairing the world’s finest open-air club with one of the most extravagant global party brands may seem like an obvious combination, but the Summer of 2018 marks the first collaboration between Ushuaïa Ibiza and leading event group elrow. On July 18th and August 22nd, elrow will bring its immersive performances and booming bass-lines to Ushuaïa Ibiza.
All bases are covered at SolidGrooves this year and with the season just around the corner, excitement is already reaching fever pitch for what is once again set to the Ibiza’s most essential weekly party. https://www.facebook.com/solidgroover
IMS Ibiza has announced the final schedule for the highly anticipated 11th edition of the summit, dynamic workshops, illuminating keynotes and timely discussions on the most important issues facing the electronic music industry today, led by 120+ leading electronic music artists and professionals.
A further 28 electronic music artists and professionals join an unmissable roster, including ANDY C and DANNY TENAGLIA plus representatives from BEATPORT, MINISTRY OF SOUND, SEVEN20,SOUNDCLOUD and more