Hardwell is Dominating the EDM Industry, Wins 6 IDMA's

Posted at March 23rd, 2016 | by Shivani Goel | in

Miami was the centre of the EDM community this past week with the glorious events of Miami Music Week and Ultra Music Festival. Both festivals are much awaited and revered as they’re always slated to be legendary and although they are over for the year, the dance music gathering in Miami has not come to an end just yet.

The esteemed Winter Music Conference is happening where DJ’s, producers, record label representatives, promoters, and the radio and media gather for panel discussions and seminars. The highlight of the WMC are the results of the annual International Dance Music Awards, which is happening for the 31st consecutive year. EDM enthusiasts world over have generated around 2 million votes to honour dance music achievements in 57 different categories. Over the years, IDMA’s have emerged as a recognizable platform for career launching opportunities.

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Top DJ’s like Skrillex, Calvin Harris, and Kygo have won multiple awards. Harris received awards for Best Producer and Best EDM/Pop DJ, while Kygo was named the year’s Best Breakthrough DJ. One name stands out with the most awards won by a landslide and that is Hardwell. He was nominated for 12 awards and has won an impressive 6 in the categories Best Compilation or Full Length DJ Mix for the Hardwell Presents Revealed Vol. 6 album, Best Solo Artist, Best Podcast or Radio Mixshow DJ for Hardwell On Air, Best Global DJBest Featured Vocalist Performance – Title, Vocalist/Artist for his track “Mad World”, and Best Progressive House/Electro DJ.

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This is an impressive feat to achieve for any DJ and clearly 2016 is going to be an impressive year for this talented musician. To check out the full list of winners in all the categories, click here.

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