The Infamous DJ MAG Poll For Top 100 DJs Is Now Open For Voting

Posted at July 6th, 2017 | by Yash Vikram Singh | in Dance Music, Entertainment, Featured, News

DJ MAG was always a polarizing contest that used to be taken more seriously but in recent years it has flown off the handles that has really put a hamper on it’s reputation. But they’ve taken notice of the rut and have made further efforts to fix it. If you want to cast your votes, you can check out their official link here.

 

 

They have introduced “Best of British” and “Best of North America” contests and instead of having people write-in and enabling artists that are big in Asia to hype it up by manipulative social media campaigning they will now be choosing the winners via a staff selected nominations in different categories. Sort of like the Grammys for Dance Music.

As voting for the original DJ MAG Top 100 DJs opened today, we’re already seeing promo video of many artists asking for votes, which honestly comes off as a bit desperate after all the over-hyped issues of the past few years.

 

 

They’ve also announced the winners for “Best of North America” and it’s a perfect combination of big names and underground artists. Check out the list below.

 

Best DJ
Green Velvet

Best Producer
12th Planet

Best Breakthrough DJ
Lauren Lane

Best Breakthrough Producer
Eli Escobar

Best Live Act
Porter Robinson

Outstanding Contribution Award
Kerri Chandler

Best Label
Owsla

Best Breakthrough Label
Monstercat

Best Remix
Tiga ‘Planet E’ Feat. Hudson Mohawke (Danny Daze Polyester Remix)

Best Track/EP
Honey Dijon ‘Houze’ Feat. Seven Davis Jr.

Best Album
Kaytranada ‘99.9%’

Best Compilation
Dirtybird ‘Dirtybird Campout Compilation’

Best Venue – West
Exchange

Best Venue – Midwest
Smart Bar

Best Venue – South
Heart

Best Venue – North
Stereo

Best Venue – Northeast
Output

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