20 nominations for Armada at the IDMA’s!
This year, Armada Music received 20 nominations within 13 different categories, making us the most nominated non-American record label. One of the most important nominations, is the one for ’Best Global Record Label’, the title we won last year. In 2009, Armada Music received 6 Awards. This year, we hope our music has reached out even further.
Armin van Buuren, Dash Berlin and Markus Schulz are some of the Armada artists that received multiple nominations. Armin van Buuren, winner of 4 IDMA awards last year, received 8 nominations this time, amongst one for ‘Best Global DJ’ and ‘Best Producer’. Markus Schulz might be able to keep the ‘Best American DJ’ Award he won last year and upgrade it with 4 other trophies, amongst those for ‘Best Global DJ’ and ‘Best Radio Mix Show DJ’. Dash Berlin, that released his debut album in the summer of 2009, sees two of his tracks nominated ,of which ‘Waiting’ is in the running for two different awards. The number one DJ of Australia, tyDi, has a shot at winning the much-wanted award for ‘Best Breakthrough DJ’. Other important nominations are those for ‘Best Record Pool’ and ‘Best Record Label Promoter In-House’ for label co-owner and Managing Director Maykel Piron.
The total list of nominations is as following:
Best Hi-NRG/Euro Track:
-Dash Berlin ft. Emma Hewitt -Waiting
Best Trance Track
-Armin van Buuren & VanVelzen - Broken Tonight
-Dash Berlin with Cerf, Mitiska & Jaren - Man On The Run
-Gaia - Tuvan
-Dash Berlin ft. Emma Hewitt - Waiting
Best Break-Through DJ: tyDi
Best European DJ: Armin van Buuren
Best American DJ: Markus Schulz
Best Global DJ
Armin van Buuren
Best Radio Mix Show DJ
ASOT - Armin van Buuren
GDJB - Markus Schulz
Best Full Length DJ Mix
A State of Trance 2009 - Armin van Buuren
World Tour, Best of 2009 - Markus Schulz
Armin van Buuren
Best Podcast: A State of Trance Podcast - Armin van Buuren
Best Record Label Promoter In-House: Maykel Piron - Armada Music
Best Record Pool: Armada Promo Pool
Best Global Record Label: Armada Music
If you want to support Armada Music, be sure to cast your vote at the WMC voting ballot before the 26th of February!
The Winter Music Conference in Miami takes place at the end of March every year. With over 60.000 visitors from over 70 different countries, including DJ’s, label owners and other delegates of the dance scene, the WMC is one of the major happenings in the dance music industry. One of the most anticipated events during WMC is the International Dance Music Awards show. During the show, on March 25th, awards in 57 different categories will be rewarded.