DJ Mag Best of North America annual awards is usually spot on. They have accolades for various categories including Best Festival, DJ, Producer, Track, Album, etc.
There were plenty of big names on this year’s list and some new ones. The winners covered a variety of genres. The community as a whole is represented well. Some standouts to me included Subtronics as Best DJ and LP Giobbi as Best Producer. The best breakthrough DJ was Anna Morgan and the Breakthrough producer was HoneyLuv.
The best breakthrough label was John Summit’s Off The Grid Records. For the Best Track was awarded to The Martinez Brothers & Tokischa for ‘Kilo.’ With the Best Album being Skrillex’s Quest For Fire. The best Large Club venue was Brooklyn’s own Avant Gardner and the esteemed Brooklyn Mirage. In the category of best festival hailed from Canada and is Shambhala Music Festival.
Below is a full summary of DJ Mag Best of North America, who was awarded this year: