28th Annual International Dance Music Awards (IDMA) 2013 winners

28th Annual International Dance Music Awards (IDMA) 2013 winners


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 206 countries and territories every year to recognize and honor exceptional achievements in 56 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.

Read below the list of the winners and nominees of this year:

1. Best Underground Dance Track

Not Listening – Maya Jane Coles

Au Seve – Julio Bashmore
Benediction – Hot Natured & Ali Love
Don't Go (Dusky Remix) – Justin Martin
Just Let Me Dance (Maxxi Sound System Remix) – Scandal
Party Non Stop – Pirupa
They Frontin' Feat. Monty Luke – Catz 'N Dogz
Your Love – Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs

2. Best Alternative/Indie Rock Dance Track

Somebody That I Used To Know – Gotye Feat. Kimbra

Blue Jean – Lana Del Rey
Flutes (Sasha Remix) -Hot Chip
Lessons In Love – Kaskade Feat. Neon Trees
Madness – Muse
Some Nights – fun.
Take A Walk – Passion Pit

3. Best Indie Dance Track

Just Let Me Dance (Maxxi Sound System Remix) – Scandal

Howling (Âme Remix) – Frank Wiedemann & Ry Cumming
Inspector Norse – Todd Terje
Morgana – Life And Death
Point Of View – HNQO
You & I – Fur Coat Feat. Cari Golden
Your Love – Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs

4. Best Latin Dance Track

International Love – Pitbull Feat. Chris Brown

Addicted To You – Shakira
Ai Se Eu Te Pego – Michel Teló Feat. Pitbull
Dance Again – Jenifer Lopez Feat. Pitbull
Dutty Love – Don Omar Feat. Natti Natasha
Hotel Nacional – Gloria Estefan

5. Best Commercial/Pop Dance Track

Sweet Nothing – Calvin Harris Feat. Florence Welch

Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen
Gangnam Style – PSY
Girl Gone Wild – Madonna
Timebomb – Kylie Minogue
Scream & Shout – Will.i.am & Britney Spears
Titanium – David Guetta Feat. Sia
Wide Awake – Katy Perry

6. Best House/Garage/Deep House Track

Love Somebody Else Feat. Joi Cardwell – Maceo Plex & Jon Dasilva

Beg (Hot Since 82 Remix) – Yousef
Benediction – Hot Natured & Ali Love
Do You Want Me Baby (Dusky Remix) – Cloud 9
Infinity – Infinity Ink
Not Listening – Maya Jane Coles
Thinking About Your Body (Louie Vega Remix) – Josh Milan
Underground (Dennis Ferrer Remix) – Nick Curly

7. Best R & B/Urban Dance Track

Where Have You Been – Rihanna

Hangover – Taio Cruz
Girl On Fire – Alicia Keys
Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself) – Ne-Yo
Make Me Proud – Drake Feat. Nicki Minaj
Next To Me – Emeli Sandé
Pound The Alarm – Nicki Minaj
Scream – Usher

8. Best Electro/Tech House Track

Don't You Worry Child – Swedish House Mafia Feat. John Martin

Alright – Mark Knight
Feed The Dada – Dada Life
Hell Yeah – Tiësto & Showtek
Rattle – Bingo Players
Spaceman – Hardwell
Spectrum – Zedd
Toulouse – Nicky Romero

9. Best Rap/Hip Hop Dance Track

Wild Ones – Flo Rida Feat. Sia

212 – Azealia Banks
Mercy – Kanye West
Starships – Nicki Minaj
The Motto – Drake Feat. Lil Wayne
Whistle – Flo Rida
Work Hard, Play Hard – Wiz Khalifa

10. Best Trance Track

J'ai Envie De Toi – Armin van Buuren presents Gaia

Concrete Angel – Gareth Emery Feat. Christina Novelli
Flying Blind – Cosmic Gate & JES
Must Be The Love – Arty, Nadia Ali & BT
Nothing Without Me – Marcus Schulz Feat. Ana Diaz
Suddenly Summer – Armin van Buuren Feat. Ana Criado
The Ocean – Paul van Dyk Feat. Arty
When You Were Around – Dash Berlin Feat. Kate Walsh

11. Best Progressive Track

The Veldt – Deadmau5 Feat. Chris James

Every Day – Eric Prydz
Flutes (Sasha Remix) – Hot Chip
Nothing Matters – Mark Knight Feat. Skin
Silhouettes – Avicii
Sweet Nothing – Calvin Harris Feat. Florence Welch
Torquoise (Guy J Remix) – Circulation
Years – Alesso Feat. Matthew Koma

12. Best Dubstep/DnB/Jungle Track

Bangarang Feat. Sirah – Skrillex

Centipede – Knife Party
Decisions – Borgore Feat. Miley Cyrus
Diplodocus (Kill The Noise Remix) – Noisia
Elevate This Sound – Calyx & Teebee
Killin' It – Krewella
Make It Bun Dem – Skrillex & Damian 'Jr. Gong' Marley

13. Best Minimal/Techno Track

Goes On – Umek & Stefano Noferini

Goodbye Fly – Joris Voorn
Lazer Beams – Green Velvet & Harvard Bass
Mooshi – Pig & Dan
Skeleton Key – Pleasurekraft Feat. Green Velvet
Tammo Chanter (2012 Treatment) – Gary Beck
We Are Phuture – Pierre, Cox, Ward & Phuture

14. Best Chillout/Lounge Track

 Lick It (Kaskade's Ice Mix) – Kaskade & Skrillex

I Don't Want This Groove To Ever End – LTJ Xperience
Much Too Much (Zetandel Chill Mix) – Andain
Need To Feel Loved – Unclubbed Feat. Zoe Durrant
November Morning (Brandenburgisches Staatsorchestra Version) – Stimming
The Veldt (Freeform Five Mix) – Deadmau5 Feat. Chris James
We Must Go On – Pretty Lights

15. Best Break-Through DJ

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike

Eats Everything
Jamie Jones
Maceo Plex
Seth Troxler
Tale Of Us
Tommy Trash

16. Best European DJ


Above & Beyond
Armin van Buuren
David Guetta
Swedish House Mafia

17. Smirnoff's Best North American DJ


Danny Tenaglia
Porter Robinson
Steve Aoki

18. Best Global DJ

Armin van Buuren

David Guetta
Markus Schulz
Swedish House Mafia

19. Best Radio Station (Global)

BBC Radio 1

BPM (Sirius XM)
Digitally Imported
Electric Area (Sirius XM)
Sunshine Live

20. Best Terrestrial Radio Station (US)

WKTU 103.5 – New York, NY

Jelli 96.7 – Las Vegas, NV
KNHC 89.5 – Seattle, WA
WBZC 88.9 – Pemberton, NJ
WPTY Party 105.3 – Nassau-Suffolk, NY
WXRK 92.3 NOW – New York, NY

21. Best Radio Mix Show DJ (Global)

Armin van Buuren

Pete Tong
Markus Schulz
Paul van Dyk

22. Best Compilation

Ultra 2012 – Ultra Records

Annual 2012 – Ministry Of Sound
Bedrock V.14 – Bedrock Records
Defected Most Rated 2012 – Defected Records
Defected Most Rated Miami 2012 – Defected Records
Strictly 4 DJs V.5 – Strictly Rhythm
Toolroom Presents Miami 2012 – Toolroom Records

23. Best Full Length DJ Mix

R3hab – Electric Daisy Carnival V.3

Armin van Buuren – A State of Trance 2012
John Digweed – Live In London
Markus Schulz – Los Angeles
Maya Jane Coles – DJ Kicks
Photek – DJ Kicks
Tiësto – Club Life V.2

24. Best Producer

Armin van Buuren

David Guetta
Swedish House Mafia

25. Best Remixer


Bimbo Jones
Calvin Harris
Tommy Trash

26. Best Music Video

Don't You Worry Child – Swedish House Mafia Feat. John Martin – (Dir: Christian Larson)

Bangarang – Skrillex – (Dir: Tony T. Datis)
Gangnam Style – PSY – (Dir: Lee Bo Young)
Girl Gone Wild – Madonna – (Dir: Mert & Marcus)
Language – Porter Robinson – (Dir: Jonathan Desbiens)
Silhouettes – Avicii – (Dir: Niklas Johansson)
Sweet Nothing – Calvin Harris Feat. Florence Welch – (Dir: Vincent Haycock)
Toulouse – Nicky Romero – (Dir:Timo Pierre Rositzki)

27. Best Podcast

A State Of Trance – Armin van Buuren

Club Life – Tiësto
Deeper Shades Of House – Lars Behrenroth
Epic Radio – Eric Prydz
Levels Podcast – Avicii
On Air – Hardwell
Riddler's Revolution – The Riddler
Vonyc Sessions – Paul van Dyk

28. Best Break-Through Artist (Solo)


Alex Clare
Hot Since 82
Lana Del Rey
Maceo Plex
Tommy Trash

29. Best Break-Through Artist (Group)


Bingo Players
One Direction
The Wanted
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs

30. Best Artist (Solo)


Armin van Buuren
Calvin Harris

31. Best Artist (Group)

Swedish House Mafia

Above and Beyond
Dada Life
Florence + The Machine
Knife Party

32. Best Music Media Resource (Online or Print)

DJ Mag

Beatport News
DJ Times

33. Best Music App


Digitally Imported

34. Best Music Label Promoter or Exec In-House

Eelko van Kooten – Spinnin' Records

Andrew Salsano – Nervous Records
Arny Bink – Black Hole Recordings
George Hess – Strictly Rhythm
Gina Tucci – Big Beat/Atlantic
Maykel Piron – Armada Music
Phil Nieves – Ultra Music
Simon Dunmore – Defected Records

35. Best Independent Music Promotion/Marketing

Cary Vance – Promo Only Promotions

Bobby Shaw – Bobby Shaw Promotions
Brad LeBeau – PRO MOTION
Carmen Cacciatore – Fly Life
Debra Eriksen – Oracle Entertainment
Joe Berinato – Pitch Control Marketing
John Suraci – Promo Only Promotions
Loren Chaidez – Loren Chaidez Promotion

36. Best Music Retailer


Amoeba Records
Best Buy

37. Best Dance Music Specialty Retailer



38. Best Promo Subscription Service/Music Pool

Promo Only

Dixie Dance Kings
Next Music Group

39. Best American Music Label

Ultra Music

Big Beat
Dim Mak
Mad Decent
Nervous Records
Strictly Rhythm

40. Best Global Music Label

Armada Music

Coldharbour Recordings
Defected Records
Hot Creations
Ministry Of Sound
Spinnin' Records
Toolroom Records
Ultra Music

41. Best Music Event

Tomorrowland – Boom, Belgium

Coachella – Indio, CA
Electric Daisy Carnival – Las Vegas
Electric Zoo – New York, NY
Elements Music Festival – Edmonton, Canada
Sensation White – Amsterdam
Shambhala Music Festival – Salmo, BC
Ultra Music Festival – Miami

42. Best Event Promoter

Insomniac Events

Alda Events
Made Event
Massive Events (New York)
Rob Promotions

43. Best US Club

Space – Miami, FL

Avalon – Hollywood, CA
Beta – Denver, CO
Cielo – New York, NY
LIV – Miami Beach, FL
Pacha – New York, NY
Ruby Skye – San Francisco, CA
XS Nightclub – Las Vegas, NV

44. Best Global Club

Space – Ibiza

Amnesia – Ibiza
Berghain – Berlin
Guvernment – Toronto
Ministry Of Sound – London
Pacha – Ibiza
Privilege – Ibiza
Zouk – Singapore

45. Best Headphones

Beats By Dr. Dre – Studio from Monster

Pioneer – HDJ-2000
Sennheiser – HD 25
Technics RP-DH1200
V-Moda – Crossfade LP

46. Best Mixer/Controller

Pioneer – DJM-2000 Nexus

Allen & Heath – Xone 92
Native Instruments – Traktor Kontrol S4
Rane – Sixty-Eight
Stanton – DJC.4

47. Best CD Player

Pioneer – CDJ-2000

Denon – SC3900
Numark Mixdeck Quad
Stanton CPM.800

48. Best Club Sound System (Manufacturer)

JBL Audio

Gary Stewart Audio
Martin Audio
PK Sound

49. Best Club Sound System (Design)

Ministry Of Sound – London – Martin Audio

Beta – Denver, CO – Funktion-One
Cielo – New York, NY – Funktion-One
LIV – Miami Beach, FL – Infinite Audio Systems
Playhouse Nightclub – Hollywood, CA – Sound Investements

50. Best Pro Studio Product of the Year

Apple – Logic Pro 9

Ableton – Live 8
Fruity Loops – FL Studio 10
Native Instruments – Maschine

51. Best Keyboard or Sampler

Native Instruments – Maschine

Akai – MPK49
M-Audio – Axiom 61
Korg – Kronos

52. Best Manufacturer of the Year


Native Instruments
PK Sound

53. Best Studio Software

Apple – Logic Pro 9

Ableton – Live 9
Avid – Pro Tools – 10
Fruity Loops – FL Studio 10

54. Best DJ Software

Virtual DJ

Ableton – Live 9
Native Instruments – Traktor Pro 2
Serato – Scratch Live

55. Best New Product of the Year

Pioneer – RMX-1000

Apple – iPad 3
Native Instruments – Kontrol F1
Native Instruments – Maschine MK2
Numark – iDJ Pro
Pioneer – DDJ-SX
Rane – Sixty Eight