For the first time ever, FOX will premiere a brand new awards show focused solely on electronic music, of which Paul Oakenfold is an executive producer.
Aptly called the Electronic Music Awards & Foundation, the event will debut on FOX on Saturday, April 23rd at 8PM. Features, events, and appearances surrounding and during the event are still being formulated, so be sure to keep up with EMAF on their social media pages for up to the minute updates and news.
“I’m thrilled to be a part of an awards show that finally both recognizes and celebrates, on a primetime platform, one of the biggest music genres in the world today,” said executive producer Oakenfold.
The show will feature red carpet coverage, awards presentations, interviews and live performances from electronic music’s biggest artists.”
Club culture icon has been announced as the host for the inaugural Electronic Music Awards and Foundation.
It's a damn good week to be Goldie. Some days ago the drum 'n' bass pioneer was honored as an MBE by the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace to celebrate his lifetime achievements.
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Announcing the nominees for the inaugural Electronic Music Awards:
- SINGLE OF THE YEAR -
Calvin Harris & Disciples - How Deep is Your Love
The Chainsmokers - Roses (feat. ROZES)
Galantis - Runaway (U & I)
Kygo - Stole the Show (feat. Parson James)
Major Lazer & DJ SNAKE - Lean On (feat. MØ)
- ALBUM OF THE YEAR -
Alina Baraz & Galimatias - Urban Flora
Calvin Harris – Motion
Disclosure - Caracal
Galantis – Pharmacy
Jamie xx - In Colour
- RADIO SHOW OF THE YEAR -
BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix
BPM with Geronimo – SiriusXM Radio
DJ Danny Howard – BBC Radio 1’s Dance Anthems
Diplo and Friends - BBC Radio 1Xtra
Jason Bentley – Metropolis KCRW
- FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR -
Creamfields - Daresbury, England
Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) – Las Vegas, USA
Sónar Festival - Barcelona, Spain
The BPM Festival - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Ultra Music Festival - Miami, USA
- DJ OF THE YEAR -
- BEST NEW ARTIST -
- BEST CLUB OF THE YEAR -