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The 26th Annual International Dance Music Awards Nominees

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Author Mathias Haegglund in Music for Evlear
Published Mon. 7th of Feb 2011 URL Bookmark

The 26th Annual International Dance Music Awards Nominees have just been announced.

One of the most anticipated annual events on the global music calendar (and the only longstanding awards event dedicated to the dance and electronic music industry), the IDMAs generate over two million votes from music enthusiasts in 183 countries every year to recognize and honour exceptional achievements in 57 award categories. This is the industry highlight at the epicentre of WMC week.

Another unique aspect of the IDMAs is the convergence of industry legends and emerging talent alike. As part of its mission statement to serve as a platform for the advancement of the industry, the IDMAs place particular emphasis on innovative artists and industry. As music continues to evolve the IDMAs have emerged as an essential platform for career launching appearances.

Best Underground Dance Track
Barbra Streisand - Duck Sauce - Fool's Gold/Downtown
Brrrat! - Steve Aoki & Armand Van Helden - Dim Mak Records
I Can Change - LCD Soundsystem - DFA
I Feel Better - Hot Chip - Astralwerks
No Worries - Butch - Cecille
Paradise Garage - Massive Attack - Virgin
Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites - Skrillex - Big Beat/Mau5trap

Best Alternative/Rock Dance Track
Animal - Neon Trees - Crain Records/Mercury
Dog Days Are Over (Yeasayer Remix) - Florence + The Machine - Universal Republic
Giving up the Gun - Vampire Weekend - XL Recordings
Sweet Disposition - The Temper Trap - Glassnote
The Catalyst (Remix) - Linkin Park - Warner Brothers
VCR (Four Tet Remix) - The XX - Young Turks/XL Recordings

Best Latin/Reggaeton Track
Bon, Bon - Pitbull - Mr. 305 Records
Danza Koduro - Don Omar Feat. Lucento - Yanis/Machete
I Like it - Enrique Iglesias Feat. Pitbull - Universal Latino/Universal Republic
Loca - Shakira Feat. Dizzee Rascal - Sony Music Latin/Epic
Waka Waka (This Time For Africa) - Shakira - Sony Ent./Epic Entertainment
We No Speak Americano - Yolanda Be Cool & Dcup - Ultra Records/Sweat It Out

Best Commercial Dance Track
Dancing On My Own - Robyn - Konichiwa/Cherrytree/Interscope
Gettin’ Over You - David Guetta & Chris Willis Feat. Fergie & LMFAO - Astralwerks
Hello - Martin Solveig & Dragonette - Big Beat/Atlantic
Not Giving Up On Love - Armin van Buuren Feat. Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Ultra/Armada
Pyromania - Cascada - Robbins Entertainment
Seek Bromance - Tim Berg - Napith/Sirup/DIY
Stereo Love - Edward Maya & Vika Jigulina - Ultra Records

Best House/Garage Track
Barbra Streisand - Duck Sauce - Fool's Gold/Downtown
Coma Cat - Tensnake - Defected Records
Give It 2 U - Quentin Harris & Ultra Naté - Strictly Rhythm
No Worries - Butch - Cecille
Red Room - Dennis Ferrer - Objektivity
Superman - Black Coffee - Fuego Media
Why Does The Wind Blow (Andre Lodeman Remix) - Tracey Thorn - Merge

Best R&B/Urban Dance Track
Club Can’t Handle Me - Flo Rida Feat. David Guetta - Po Boy/Atlantic
Commander - Kelly Rowland Feat. David Guetta - Universal Motown
DJ Got Us Fallin’ In Love - Usher Feat. Pitbull - LaFace/JLG
Dynamite - Taio Cruz - Mercury/IDJMG
OMG - Usher Feat. will.i.am - LaFace/JLG
Only Girl (In The World) - Rihanna - Def Jam/IDJMG
Who’s That Chick - David Guetta & Rihanna - Astralwerks

Best Electro/Tech House Track
Animal Rights - Deadmau5 & Wolfgang Gartner - Ultra Records/Mau5trap
Brrrat! - Steve Aoki & Armand Van Helden - Dim Mak Records
C’Mon - .Tiësto VS Diplo - Musical Freedom
Devil Walking - Mark Knight - Toolroom
Knas - Steve Angello - Size Records
One (Your Name) - Swedish House Mafia Feat. Pharrell - Astralwerks
The Secret - Joris Voorn - Cocoon

Best Rap/Hip Hop Dance Track
Airplanes - B.O.B. Feat. Hayley Williams - Rebel Rock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic
Club Can’t Handle Me - Flo Rida Feat. David Guetta - Atlantic
Like a G6 - Far East Movement Feat. The Cataracs & DEV - Cherrytree/Interscope
Love The Way You Lie - Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Aftermath/Interscope
Memories - David Guetta Feat. Kid Cudi - Astralwerks
The Time (Dirty Bit) - Black Eyed Peas - Interscope

Best Trance Track
Barra - Cosmic Gate - Black Hole Recordings
C’Mon - Tiësto VS Diplo - Musical Freedom
Not Giving Up On Love - Armin van Buuren vs. Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Ultra Records/Armada
Orbion - Armin van Buuren - Ultra Records/Armada
Rain - Markus Schulz - Coldharbour Recordings/Armada
Sanctuary - Gareth Emery Feat. Lucy Saunders - Napith Music
Tweak My Nipple (Tiësto Remix) - Faithless - Ultra Records/PIAS

Best Progressive Track
Bromance - Tim Berg - Napith/Sirup
Conscindo - Mark Knight & Wolfgang Gartner - Toolroom
Fight For You - Morgan Page - Nettwerk
Fire in Your New Shoes - Kaskade Feat. Dragonette - Ultra Records
Glow - Cirez D - Mouseville
One (Your Name) - Swedish House Mafia Feat. Pharrell - Astralwerks

Best Dubstep/DnB/Jungle Track
Gold Dust - Dj Fresh - Data/Breakbeat Kaos
Hold On - Rusko - Mad Decent/Downtown
Innocence - Nero - MTA Records
On My Own - Blame Feat Ruff Sqwad - New State Music
Raise Your Weapon - Deadmau5 - Ultra Records/Mau5trap
Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites - Skrillex - Big Beat/Mau5trap

Best Pop Dance Track
Alejandro - Lady Gaga - Streamline/Interscope/KonLive/Cherrytree
All The Lovers - Kylie Minogue - Astralwerks
Dirty Talk - Wynter Gordon - Big Beat/Atlantic
Dynamite - Taio Cruz - Mercury/IDJMG
Firework - Katy Perry - Capitol
Only Girl (In The World) - Rihanna - Def Jam/IDJMG
Your Love Is My Drug - Ke$ha - RCA

Best Minimal/Techno Track
Glow - Cirez D - Mouseville
Regenerate - Booka Shade - Get Physical
Tarantula - Pleasurekraft - Eklektisch
The Secret - Joris Voorn - Cocoon
Two Dots (Nic Fanciulli Remix) - Lusine - Saved

Best Break-Through DJ
Afrojack
AN21
Arnej
Arty
Avicii
Black Coffee
Wolfgang Gartner

Best European DJ
Above & Beyond
Armin van Buuren
Axwell
Dash Berlin
David Guetta
Laidback Luke
Paul van Dyk
Tiësto

Best American DJ (North America)
BT
Christopher Lawrence
Danny Tenaglia
Deadmau5
Erick Morillo
Kaskade
Oscar G
Roger Sanchez

Best Global DJ
Armin van Buuren
David Guetta
Deadmau5
Ferry Corsten
Markus Schulz
Paul van Dyk
Swedish House Mafia
Tiësto

Best Radio Station (Global)
1Club.FM
BBC Radio 1
BPM (Sirius/XM)
Digitally Imported
Radio 538
Sunshine Live

Best Terrestrial Radio Station (US)
KCRW 89.9 Los Angeles, CA
KNHC 89.5 Seattle, WA
WBZC Z88.9 Burlington College, NJ
WKTU 103.5 New York, NY
WPTY Party 105.3 Nassau-Suffolk, NY

Best Radio Mix Show DJ
Above & Beyond - Trance Around the World
Armin van Buuren - State of Trance
Dennis Ruyer - Radio 538 Dance Department
Markus Schulz - Global DJ Broadcast
Pete Tong - Essential Mix
The Riddler - Adrenaline
Tiësto - Club Life

Best Compilation
Annual 2010 - Ministry Of Sound
Beach House - Hed Kandi
Most Rated Miami 2010 - Defected Records
Club Files V.9 - Ministry Of Sound
Strictly 4 DJ’S - Strictly Rhythm
Strictly Miami - Strictly Rhythm
Ultra 2010 - Ultra Records
Ultra Dance V.11 - Ultra Records

Best Full Length DJ Mix
Above & Beyond - Anjunabeats V.8 - Ultra Records/Anjunabeats
Armin van Buuren - State of Trance 2010 - Armada Music
Ben Klock - Berghain 04 - Ostgut
Kaskade - Electric Daisy Carnival V.1 - Ultra Records
Oscar G - Live From NYC - Nervous Records
Richard Durand - In Search of Sunrise 8 - Black Hole Recordings/Songbird
Riva Starr - Defected In the House Miami 2010 - Defected Records
Robbie Rivera - Juicy Ibiza 2010 - Black Hole Recordings

Best Producer
Armin van Buuren
BT
David Guetta
Deadmau5
Dr. Luke
RedOne
Swedish House Mafia

Best Remixer
Afrojack
Avicii
Bimbo Jones
Chew Fu
Dave Aude
Diplo
Michael Woods

Best Music Video
Firework - Katy Perry (Dir. Dave Meyers)
Gettin’ Over You - David Guetta & Chris Willis Feat. Fergie & LMFAO (Dir. Rich Lee)
Hello - Martin Solveig Feat. Dragonette (Dir. Tristan Sequela & Martin Solveig)
I Was Drunk - Riva Starr Feat. Noze - (Dir. JMD)
One (Your Name) - Swedish House Mafia Feat. Pharrell - (Dir. Christian Larson & Henrick Hanson)
Telephone - Lady Gaga Feat. Beyonce (Jonas Âkerlund)

Best Dance Music Website
Beatportal.com
Dancemusic.about.com
Djmag.com
Houseplanet.DJ
Inthemix.com.au
Residentadvisor.net

Best Podcast
A State of Trance - Armin van Buuren
Club Life - Tiësto
Crobar Boramusic Housecast
Deeper Shades of House - Lars Behrenroth
Radio 538 Dance Department - Dennis Ruyer
Trance Around the World - Above & Beyond
VONYC Sessions - Paul van Dyk

Best Break-Through Artist (Solo)
Afrojack
Avicii
Janelle Monáe
Skrillex
Taio Cruz
Wolfgang Gartner
Wynter Gordon

Best Break-Through Artist (Group)
Duck Sauce
Far East Movement
Florence + The Machine
Magnetic Man
Swedish House Mafia
The Temper Trap

Best Artist (Solo)
David Guetta
Deadmau5
Kaskade
Katy Perry
Kelly Rowland
Kylie Minogue
Lady Gaga
Rihanna

Best Artist (Group)
Above & Beyond
Black Eyed Peas
Daft Punk
Goldfrapp
LCD Soundsystem
Pendulum
Phoenix
Swedish House Mafia

Best Music Publication
DJ Magazine
DJ Times
MixMag
XLR8R
Tilllate

Best Record Label Promoter or Exec In-House
Andy Horsfield - Ministry Of Sound
Arny Bink - Black Hole Recordings
George Hess - Strictly Rhythm
Marco Benitez - Euphonic
Maykel Piron - Armada Music
Michael Weiss - Nervous Records
Phil Nieves - Ultra Records
Simon Dunmore - Defected Records

Best Independent Record Promotion/Marketing
Brad Lebeau - Pro Motion
Carmen Cacciatore - Fly Life
Cary Vance - Promo Only Promotions
Claudia Cuseta - Maxi Promotion
Debra Eriksen - Oracle Entertainment
John Suraci - Promo Only Promotions
Loren Chaidez - Loren Chaidez Promotion

Best Music Retailer
Amazon.com
Amoeba Records
FYE
HMV
iTunes

Best Dance Music Speciality Retailer
Beatport.com
Juno.co.uk
Masterbeat.com
Perfectbeat.com
Trackitdown.com
Traxsource.com

Best Record Pool/Promo Subscription Service
Armada Record Pool
Dixie Dance Kings
ERG
Fat Drop
Masspool
Promo Only

Best American Record Label
Astralwerks
Big Beat
Cherrytree
Nervous Records
Om Records
Robbins Entertainment
Subliminal Records
Ultra Records

Best Global Record Label
Armada Records
Black Hole Recordings
Defected Records
Ministry Of Sound
Om Records
Size Records
Toolroom
Ultra Records

Best Music Event
Coachella - Indio, CA
Creamfields - United Kingdom
Electric Daisy Carnival - Los Angeles
Electric Zoo - New York
Sensation White - Amsterdam
Tomorrowland - Belgium
Trance Energy - Utrecht
Ultra Music Festival - Miami

Best Event Promoter
Alda Events
ID&T
Insomniac Events
Made Event
Massive Events (New York)
Rob Fernandez

Best U.S. Club
Beta Nightclub - Denver
Cielo - New York
Glow - Washington D.C.
LIV - Miami
Pacha - New York
Rain - Las Vegas
Ruby Skye - San Francisco
Space - Miami

Best Global Club
Amnesia - Ibiza
Berghain - Berlin
Fabric - London
The Guvernment - Toronto
Ministry Of Sound - London
Pacha - Ibiza
Privilege - Ibiza
Space - Ibiza

Best Headphones
Beats by Dr. Dre - Studio
Pioneer - HDJ 2000
Sennheiser - HD25
Sony - MDR V700
Technics - RP-DH 1200

Best Cartridge
Ortofon - S 120
Shure - M44
Shure - WhiteLabel
Stanton - 500

Best Turntable
Audio-Technica - AT-LP60
Stanton - STR.8-150
Technics - SL-1200 MK2
Technics - SL-1210

Best Mixer
Allen & Heath - 4D
Pioneer - DJM-2000
Pioneer - DJM-800
Rane - Sixty-Eight

Best CD Player
Denon - DNS 3700
Pioneer - CDJ-1000 MK3
Pioneer - CDJ-2000
Technics - SL-DZ 1200

Best Club Sound System (Manufacturer)
EAW
Funktion-One
JBL Audio
Martin Audio
QSC

Best Club Sound System (Design)
Beta, Denver - Funktion-One
Cielo, New York - Funktion-One
Ministry Of Sound, London - Martin Audio
Pacha, New York - Infinite Audio
Space, Ibiza - Blue Box Ibiza

Best Pro Studio Product Of The Year
Ableton - Live 8
Akai - APC 40
Funktion-One - F101 Studio Monitor
KRK Systems - Rokit 8
Native Instruments - Maschine
Reason 5 - Propellerhead

Best Keyboard or Sampler
Access - Virus TI
Korg - M50
M-Audio - Axiom 49
Novation - Dicer
Roland - GAIA SH-01

Best Manufacturer Of The Year
Akai
Apple
Native Instruments
Pioneer
Rane

Best Studio Software
Ableton - Live 8
Apple - Logic Pro 9
Steinberg - Cubase 5
Image-Line - FL Studio 9
Avid - Pro Tools 9
55. Best DJ Software
Ableton - Live 8
Pioneer - Rekordbox
Serato - Scratch Live
Traktor - Scratch Pro
Virtual DJ - V7.0 Pro

Best New Product Of The Year
Allen & Heath - XONE:DX
Apple - iPad
Native Instruments - S4
Novation - Dicer
Rane - Sixty-Eight

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