IDMAS  

One of the most anticipated annual events on the global music calendar (and the only longstanding awards event dedicated to the EDM industry), the IDMAs generate over two million votes from music enthusiasts in 209 countries and territories every year to recognize and honor exceptional achievements in 57 award categories. This is the industry highlight at the center 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.

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IDMA Nominees & Winners for the year 2013 presented in 2014

1. Best Underground Dance Track

Bigger Than Prince - Green Velvet
Everything - Maya Jane Coles Feat. Karin Park
Gotham - Ten Walls
Jack - Breach
Let's Go Dancing - Tiga VS Audion
Reverse Skydiving - Hot Natured Feat. Anabel Englund
The Clapping Track - Claude VonStroke

2. Best Alternative / Indie Rock Dance Track

A Light That Never Comes - Linkin Park Feat. Steve Aoki
Alive - Empire Of The Sun
Let Me Show You Love - Cut Copy
Pompeii - Bastille
Radioactive - Imagine Dragons
Reflektor - Arcade Fire
Safe And Sound - Capital Cities
The Mother We Share - CHVRCHES

3. Best Indie Dance Track

Changes - Faul & Wad Ad vs. Pnau
Enjoy (Oliver Remix) - Gigamesh
Feeling for You - Sugar Hill
Gonna Get You - Sharam Jey & Night Talk
Lion, The Lion - Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs & Eats Everything
Strandbar - Todd Terje
Too Late - Gui Boratto

4. Best Latin Dance Track

Come With Me - Ricky Martin
El Amante - Daddy Yankee Feat. J Alvarez
Feel This Moment - Pitbull Feat. Christina Aguilera
Hable De Ti - Yandel
Mama Mia - Mayra Verónica
Turn the Night Up - Enrique Iglesias
Vivir Mi Vida - Marc Anthony

5. Best House/Garage/Deep House Track

Bigger Than Prince (Hot Since 82 Remix) - Green Velvet
Latch - Disclosure
Look Right Through (MK Mix) - Storm Queen
Mind Ur Step - Dennis Ferrer Feat. Janelle Kroll
Need U (100%) - Duke Dumont Feat. A*M*E*
No Eyes - Claptone Feat. Jaw
Nobody Else - Dusky

6. Best R&B / Urban Dance Track

Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke Feat. T.I. & Pharrell
Diamonds - Rihanna
Hold On, We're Going Home - Drake Feat. Majid Jordan
Mirrors - Justin Timberlake
Q.U.E.E.N. - Janelle Monae Feat. Erykah Badu
Suit & Tie - Justin Timberlake
Treasure - Bruno Mars

7. Best Electro / Progressive House Track

Animals - Martin Garrix
Apollo - Hardwell Feat. Amba Shepherd
Clarity - Zedd Feat. Foxes
If I Lose Myself (Alesso Remix) - Alesso VS OneRepublic
Reload - Sebastian Ingrosso & Tommy Trash Feat. John Martin
Summertime Sadness (Cedric Gervais Remix) - Lana Del Rey
Wake Me Up - Avicii

8. Best Rap/Hip-Hop/TRAP Dance Track

Bird Machine - DJ Snake Feat. Alesia
Bubble Butt - Major Lazer Feat. Bruno Mars, 2 Chainz, Tyga & Mystic
Can't Hold Us - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Feat. Ray Dalton
Feel This Moment - Pitbull Feat. Christina Aguilera
Fuckin Problems - A$AP Rocky Feat. Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar
Gas Pedal - Sage The Gemini Feat. IamSu
We Own It - 2 Chainz Feat. Wiz Khalifa

9. Best Trance Track

Skylarking - BT
Steal You Away - Dash Berlin & Alexander Popov Feat. Jonathan Mendelsohn
The Expedition (A State of Trance 600 Anthem) - Armin van Buuren & Markus Schulz
This Is What It Feels Like - Armin van Buuren Feat. Trevor Guthrie
Thunder - W&W
Walter White - Above & Beyond
Wayfarer - Audien

10. Best Dubstep/Drum & Bass Track

Gold - Adventure Club Feat. Yuna
Haunting - Andy C
Holdin' On (Skrillex & Nero Mix) - Monsta
This Is Not the End - Krewella Feat. Pegboard Nerds
Tidal Wave - Sub Focus Feat. Alpines
Try it Out (Neon Mix)- Skrillex & Alvin Risk
Waiting All Night - Rudimental Feat. Ella Eyre

11. Best Tech House / Techno Track

Friday- Shadow Child Feat. Takura
Imprint Of Pleasure - Tube & Berger
Let's Go Dancing - Tiga VS Audion
Nobody Else - Dusky
Ringo - Joris Voorn
Roar - Nicole Moudaber
Zebra - Solee

12. Best Chillout / Lounge Track

Floating - Kaskade Feat. Haley
Planet Us - Hot Natured
Vibe Vendetta - Pretty Lights
Reach For the Dead - Boards Of Canada
So Good to Me - Chris Malinchak
True Thoughts - Parra For Cuva Feat. Anna Naklab

13. Best Commercial / Pop Dance Track

Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke Feat. T.I. & Pharrell
Clarity - Zedd Feat. Foxes
Get Lucky - Daft Punk Feat. Pharrell
I Need Your Love - Calvin Harris Feat. Ellie Goulding
Roar - Katy Perry
Royals - Lorde
Wake Me Up - Avicii

14. Best Compilation or Full Length DJ Mix

A State of Trance 2013 - Armin van Buuren
Anjunabeats Vol. 10 - Above & Beyond
DJ-Kicks - Breach
DJ-Kicks - Maceo Plex
MK In The House - Marc 'MK' Kinchen
Toolroom Knights - Dannic
Ultra Dance 14

15. Best Global DJ

Afrojack
Armin van Buuren
Avicii
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Deadmau5
Hardwell
Tiësto

16. Best North American DJ

BT
Diplo
Kaskade
Krewella
Porter Robinson
Richie Hawtin
Skrillex
Steve Aoki

17. Best European DJ

Axwell
Carl Cox
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike
Eric Prydz
Loco Dice
Nicky Romero
R3hab
Zedd

18. Best Break-Through DJ

Art Department
Carnage
Dannic
Deorro
Dillon Francis
DJ Snake
Dusky
MAKJ
Martin Garrix

19. Best EDM / Pop DJ

Avicii
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Eric Prydz
Kaskade
NERVO
Paul van Dyk
Zedd

20. Best Trance DJ

Above and Beyond
Armin van Buuren
Dash Berlin
Gareth Emery
Markus Schulz
Mat Zo
W&W

21. Best House / Garage / Deep House DJ

Dennis Ferrer
Eats Everything
Hot Since 82
Jamie Jones
Maceo Plex
Maya Jane Coles
Marc 'MK' Kinchen
Seth Troxler

22. Best Indie Dance/Underground DJ

Dixon
Flume
Hot Natured
Tensnake
The M Machine
Todd Terje
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs

23. Best Progressive House/Electro DJ

Afrojack
Alesso
Avicii
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike
Hardwell
Laidback Luke
Nicky Romero
Steve Angello

24. Best Techno/Tech House DJ

Adam Beyer
Joris Voorn
Loco Dice
Richie Hawtin
Sven Väth
Tiga
UMEK

25. Best Dubstep/Drum & Bass DJ

Andy C
Bassnectar
Flux Pavilion
Knife Party
Krewella
Rudimental
Skrillex

26. Best Hardstyle DJ

Brennan Heart
Coone
Frontliner
Headhunterz
Wildstylez
Zatox

27. Best Podcast or Radio Mixshow DJ

A State of Trance - Armin van Buuren
Club Life - Tiësto
Evolution - Pete Tong
Group Therapy - Above & Beyond
Hardwell on Air - Hardwell
Levels - Avicii
Protocol Radio - Nicky Romero

28. Best Artist (Solo)

Armin van Buuren
Avicii
Calvin Harris
Deadmau5
Kaskade
Lady Gaga
Zedd

29. Best Artist (Group)

Above & Beyond
Daft Punk
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike
Disclosure
Krewella
Major Lazer
NERVO

30. Best Break-Through Artist (Solo)

Breach
Carnage
DJ Snake
Duke Dumont
James Blake
Lorde
Martin Garrix

31. Best Break-Through Artist (Group)

Adventure Club
Capital Cities
Cash Cash
CHVRCHES
Dusky
Hot Natured
Rudimental
Tale Of Us

32. Best Full Length Studio Recording

Atmosphere - Kaskade
Comfort - Maya Jane Coles
Damage Control - Mat Zo
Get Wet - Krewella
Random Access Memories - Daft Punk
Settle - Disclosure
True - Avicii

33. Best Featured Vocalist Performance

Apollo - Hardwell Feat. Amba Shepherd
Clarity - Zedd Feat. Foxes
Get Lucky - Daft Punk Feat. Pharrell Williams
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - The Cube Guys Feat. Barbara Tucker
Latch - Disclosure Feat. Sam Smith
This is What It Feels Like - Armin van Buuren Feat. Trevor Guthrie
Wake Me Up - Avicii Feat. Aloe Blacc

34. Best Music Video

Applause -Lady Gaga
Bubble Butt - Major Lazer Feat. Bruno Mars, 2 Chainz, Tyga & Mystic
Get Lucky - Daft Punk Feat. Pharrell
Latch - Disclosure Feat. Sam Smith
This is What It Feels Like - Armin van Buuren Feat. Trevor Guthrie
Wake Me Up - Avicii

35. Best Producer

Armin van Buuren
Avicii
Calvin Harris
Diplo
Hardwell
Pharrell Williams
Zedd

36. Best Remixer

Calvin Harris
Dave Audé
Hot Since 82
Jump Smokers
Maceo Plex
Marc 'MK' Kinchen
R3hab

37. Best US Club

Avalon - Los Angeles
LIV - Miami Beach
Output - New York
Pacha - New York
Space - Miami
The Light - Las Vegas
XS - Las Vegas

38. Best Global Club

Amnesia - Ibiza
Berghain - Berlin
DC-10 - Ibiza
Fabric - London
Ministry of Sound - London
Privilege - Ibiza
Space - Ibiza

39. Best Music Event

BPM - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Coachella - Indio, CA
Electric Daisy Carnival - Las Vegas, NV
Electric Zoo - New York City, NY
Tomorrowland - Boom, Belgium
TomorrowWorld - Atlanta, Georgia
Ultra Music Festival - Miami, FL

40. Best Radio Station

538
BBC Radio 1
BPM - Sirius XM
Digitally Imported
Electric Area - Sirius XM
Evolution - iHeartRadio
Ibiza Global Radio

41. Best Music Media Resource

Dancing Astronaut
DJ Mag
DJ Times
Elektro
inthemix
mixmag
Resident Advisor

42. Best Music App

Mixcloud
Pandora
Shazam
SoundCloud
Spotify
TuneIn

43. Best EDM/Dance Music Retailer

Amazon.com
Beatport
iTunes
Juno Download
Trackitdown
Traxsource

44. Best Global Music Label

Armada Music
Defected Records
Ministry of Sound
Size Records
Spinnin' Records
Toolroom Records
Ultra Music

45. Best American Music Label

Astralwerks
Big Beat Records
Dim Mak
Interscope
Mad Decent
Nervous/Nurvous Records
OWSLA
Strictly Rhythm Records
Ultra Music

46. Best Indie/Underground Music Label

Crosstown Rebels
Dirtybird
Drumcode
Get Physical Music
Hospital Records
Hot Creations
Innervisions
Life and Death
Suara Records

47. Best Music Label Promoter or Exec In-House

Andrew Salsano - Nervous Records
Ayelet Schiffman - Columbia Records
Eelko van Kooten - Spinnin' Records
George Hess - Strictly Rhythm Records
Liz Miller - Big Beat Records
Maykel Piron - Armada Music
Phil Nieves - Ultra Music
Sean Glass - Win Music

48. Best Independent Music Promotion/Marketing

Aurelia Entertainment - Lainie Copicotto
Bobby Shaw Promotion - Bobby Shaw
Fly Life - Carmen Cacciatore
Neighbourhood PR - Neil Bainbridge
Oracle Entertainment - Debra Eriksen
Promo Only Promotions - Cary Vance / John Suraci / John Parker
ProMotion - Brad Lebeau
Your Army - James Pitt

49. Best Promo Subscription Service/Music Pool

DJcity
FATdrop
iDJPool
Kings of Spins
Masspool
Promo Only
Your Army

50. Best New Product of the Year

Ableton Push
Native Instruments Kontrol S4
Philips M1X - DJ
Pioneer DDJ - SX
Pioneer DJM900SRT
Novation Launchpad S
Numark Orbit

51. Best Manufacturer of the Year

Ableton
Native Instruments
Novation
Numark
Pioneer
PK Sound
V-MODA

52. Best Studio Product

Ableton Live 9
Apple Logic Pro X
KRK Rockit 8 G3
Native Instruments Maschine Studio
Pioneer RMX1000

53. Best DJ Software

Ableton Live 9
Rekordbox
Serato DJ
Serato Scratch Live
Traktor Pro 2
Virtual DJ

54. Best Controller

Allen & Heath Xone:K2
Hercules DJ Control AIR
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4
Numark NS6
Pioneer DDJ-SX
Stanton SCS.4DJ
Vestax VCI-400

55. Best Mixer

Allen & Heath Xone:DB4
Denon DN-X1700
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z2
Numark M6 USB
Pioneer DJM-900nexus
Rane sixty-eight
Vestax PMC-580Pro

56. Best Media Player

Denon SC2900
Denon SC3900
Gemini CDMP-7000
Numark Mixdeck Quad
Pioneer CDJ-2000nexus

57. Best Headphones

Beats By Dre Mixr
Pioneer HDJ-2000
Sennheiser HD 25
Sol Republic Tracks
V-MODA Crossfade M-100