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2019 International Dance Music Awards | Voting is Now Open!

by Fresh Music Freaks Staff

You don’t have to attend the 33rd annual IDMAs to have a say in who wins

By simply clicking a link, millions of people will be able to participate in the voting process for dance music’s longest running, most inclusive and credible awards program, the International Dance Music Awards. This year’s nominees were determined by Viberate – the world’s biggest crowdsourced platform for listing and mapping the live music industry – and The IDMA Advisory Board; a panel comprised of major players within the electronic dance music community including notable artists, managers, agents, publicists and promoters.

The IDMA’s cap off an exciting Winter Music Conference jam packed with exciting keynote speakers and panels comprised of dance music’s top artists and industry luminaries. In addition daytime programming, each Winter Music Conference badge holder will also have access to attend over 20 sanctioned WMC events free of charge. Get your business done by day and blow off steam at night with parties featuring top talent including Danny Tenaglia, Chocolate Puma, Aly & Fila, Anthony Attalla, Steve Lawler, Luciano, EDX, Carl Craig, Stacey Pullen, Matthew Dear and more.

Adding to the excitement, Winter Music Conference reaches new heights with the addition of the legendary Shaquille O’Neal who takes to the big stage with his managers Joe Silberzweig & Adam Richman for a conversation about his electronic music alter ego DJ Diesel and the evolution of his “Shaq’s Fun House” brand. Shaquille O’Neal is one of the most dominant basketball players in NBA history and is now also one of the greatest entertainers on earth – this conversation is not to be missed!        

Winter Music Conference is pleased to announce its newest partners including SiriusXM, Virgin Voyages and Red Bull and recently confirmed artists including Paavo Siljamäki (Above & Beyond), A-Trak, Craze, DJ Tennis and Louie Vega who will be participating at this year’s event.  

The complete list of IDMA categories and their nominees are below! Click HERE when you’re ready to vote!

Breakthrough Artist Of The Year

Alison Wonderland


Loud Luxury

Peggy Gou

San Holo

Best Pop/Electronic Album

Above & Beyond – ‘Common Ground

Alison Wonderland – ‘Awake’

David Guetta – ‘7’

Rufus Du Sol – ‘Solace’

Sofi Tukker – ‘Treehouse’

Best Electronic Album

Against All Logic – ‘2012-2017’

DJ Koze – ‘Knock Knock’

John Hopkins – ‘Singularity’

Rezz – ‘Certain Kind Of Magic’

San Holo – ‘Album1’

Best Pop/Electronic Song

Feenixpawl – ‘Neon Sky’

Loud Luxury – ‘Body’

Marshmello – ‘Happier’

Silk City & Dua Lipa – ‘Electricity’

Tiesto & Post Malone – ‘Jackie Chan’

Best Electronic Song

Adam Beyer – ‘Losing My Mind’

Camelphat & Au/Ra – ‘Panic Room’

Fisher – ‘Losing It’

DJ Koze – ‘Pick Up’

Peggy Gou – ‘It Makes You Forget’

Best Remix

Bicep – ‘Opal’ (Four Tet Remix)

Charlie Puth – ‘How Long’ (EDX Remix)

Fatboy Slim – ‘Praise You’ (Purple Disco Machine Remix)

Halsey – ‘Without Me’ (Illenium Remix)

Lou Rawls – ‘You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine’ (Frankie Knuckles, Kenny Summit

& Eric Kupper Remix)

Best Label





Ultra Music

Best Club

Avant Gardner / Brooklyn Mirage, New York

Bootshaus, Cologne

Printworks, London

Sound, Los Angeles

Space, Miami

Best Festival

Electric Forest

Electric Daisy Carnival




Best Podcast/Radio Show

Armin Van Buuren ‘A State Of Trance’

Tiësto ‘Club Life’

Pete Tong BBC Radio 1

Nora En Pure ‘Purified’

Monstercat ‘Call Of The Wild’

Best Radio Station

BBC Radio 1

Evolution iHeartRadio

KNHC C89.5 Seattle

Rinsed FM

SiriusXM BPM

Best Streaming Service


Apple Music




Best Youtube Channel

Majestic Casual


Mr. Suicide Sheep


Spinnin TV

Best DJ Equipment Manufacturer

Allen & Heath


Native Instruments



Best DAW

Ableton Live 10

FL Studio

Logic Pro

Pro Tools

Steinberg Cubase

Artist Categories powered by Viberate

Best Male Artist (Pop/Electronic)


DJ Snake


Martin Garrix

The Chainsmokers

Best Female Artist (Pop/Electronic)


Juicy M




Best Male Artist (Techno)

Adam Beyer

Boris Brejcha

Carl Cox

Richie Hawtin

Stephan Bodzin

Best Female Artist (Techno)

Amelie Lens

Charlotte De Witte

Deborah De Luca

Monika Kruse

Nina Kraviz

Best Male Artist (House)



Duke Dumont


Vintage Culture

Best Female Artist (House)

Honey Dijon

Maya Jane Coles

Nora En Pure

Peggy Gou

The Black Madonna

Best Male Artist (Bass)



Louis The Child

RL Grime

San Holo

Best Female Artist (Bass)

Alison Wonderland


Huxley Anne

Lady Bee


Best Male Artist (Trance)

Above & Beyond

Armin Van Buuren

Gareth Emery

Markus Schulz

Paul Van Dyk

Best Female Artist (Trance)

Christina Novelli

Maria Healy

Nathia Kate


Orla Feeney

Best Male Artist (Drum n’ Bass)

Andy C

Chase & Status

Delta Heavy

Hybrid Minds


Best Female Artist (Drum n’ Bass)

DJ Rap

DJ Storm



Mollie Collins

Best Male Artist (Downtempo)




Petit Biscuit

Thievery Corporation

Best Female Artist (Downtempo)


Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith

Lil Bo Weep

Sister Bliss


Best Male Artist (Hardstyle)


Brennan Heart




Best Female Artist (Hardstyle)


DJ Stephanie


Lady Faith

Miss K8

To cast your vote for the International Dance Music Awards, click HERE and cross your fingers for your favorites!

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