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The 26th Annual 2011 International Dance Music Awards

By Maria Esteves – March 12, 2011

The 26th Annual 2011 International Dance Music Awards (IDMA) presented by the Winter Music Conference; hosted by chief executive officer/founder Daniel Glass, Glassnote Records, with Naughty Natalia de la Cruz was held at Dolce, Miami Beach, FL, Thursday, March 10, 2011. IDMA annually acknowledges exceptional achievements and innovation in the dance music industry worldwide (artists, DJs, producers, promoters, remixers, record labels, radio shows, podcasts, dance venues, audio software, sound system, media technologies, and audio manufacturers).

Special performances and featured DJ sets included Black Coffee, Natalia Flores, Grace, Antonio Piacquadio, I Square, Lisa Shaw, Barbara Tucker, Crytal Waters, Kristine W, Chris Willis, Zakes, and many others. 2011 IDMA ceremony included 56 awards within 39 categories. The awards were presented to the following winners:

· Best Alternative/Rock Dance Track, Sweet Disposition - The Temper Trap - Glassnote.

· Best Underground Dance Track, Barbra Streisand - Duck Sauce - Fool's Gold/Downtown.

· Best Pop Dance Track, Alejandro - Lady Gaga - Streamline/Interscope/KonLive/Cherrytree.

· Best R&B/Urban Dance Track, Only Girl (In The World) - Rihanna - Def Jam/IDJMG.

· Best Rap/Hip Hop Dance Track, Like a G6 - Far East Movement.

· Best House/Garage Track, Barbra Streisand - Duck Sauce - Fool's Gold/Downtown.

· Best Latin/Reggaeton Track, We No Speak Americano - Yolanda Be Cool & Dcup - Ultra Records/Sweat It Out.

· Best Progressive Track, Raise Your Weapon - Deadmau5 - Ultra Records/Mau5trap.

· Best Trance Track, Not Giving Up On Love - Armin van Buuren vs. Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Ultra Records/Armada.

· Best Minimal Techno Track, Glow - Cirez D – Mouseville.

· Best Break-Through DJ, Afrojack.

· Best American DJ, Deadmau5.

· Best European DJ, Armin van Buuren.

· Best Global DJ, Armin van Buuren.

· Best Global Radio Station, BBC Radio 1.

· Best Terrestrial Radio Station (US), KCRW 89.9 Los Angeles, CA.

· Best DJ Radio Mix Show, Armin van Buuren - State of Trance.

· Best Podcast, A State of Trance - Armin van Buuren.

· Best Compilation, Annual 2010 - Ministry Of Sound.

· Best Full Length DJ Mix, Armin van Buuren - State of Trance 2010 - Armada Music.

· Best Music Video, Gettin’ Over You - David Guetta & Chris Willis Feat. Fergie & LMFAO (Dir. Rich Lee).

· Best Producer, David Guetta.

· Best Remixer, Afrojack.

· Best Music Video, Gettin’ Over You - David Guetta & Chris Willis Feat. Fergie & LMFAO (Dir. Rich Lee).

· Best Dance Music Website,

· Best Breakthrough Artist Solo, Avicii.

· Best Breakthrough Artist Group, Swedish House Mafia.

· Best Dance Artist Solo, Deadmau5.

· Best Dance Artist Group, Swedish House Mafia.

· Best Commercial Dance Track, Gettin’ Over You - David Guetta & Chris Willis.

· Best Electro/Tech House Track, One (Your Name) - Swedish House Mafia Feat. Pharrell – Astralwerks.

· Best Music Retailer, iTunes.

· Best Dance Music Specialty Retailer,

· Best American Dance Record Label, Ultra Records.

· Best Global Dance Record Label, Armada Records.

· Best Dance Event, Ultra Music Festival - Miami.

· Best Music Publication, DJ Magazine.

· Best Record Label Promoter/Executive In-House, Maykel Piron - Armada Music.

· Best Independent Record Promotion/Marketing, John Suraci - Promo Only Promotions.

· Best Event Promoter, ID&T.

· Best Record Pool/Promo Subscription Service, Promo Only.

· Best U.S. Club, Space - Miami.

· Best Global Club, Amnesia - Ibiza.

· Best Headphones, Pioneer - HDJ 2000.

· Best Turntable, Technics - SL-1200 MK2.

· Best Cartridge, Ortofon - S 120.

· Best Mixer, Pioneer - DJM-2000.

· Best CD Player, Pioneer - CDJ-2000.

· Best Club Sound System, JBL Audio.

· Best Club Sound System Design, Ministry Of Sound, London - Martin Audio.

· Best Keyboard or Sampler Retailer, M-Audio - Axiom 49.

· Best Manufacturer of the Year, Pioneer.

· Best Studio Software, Apple - Logic Pro 9.

· Best DJ Software, Traktor - Scratch Pro.

· Best Pro Studio Product of the Year, Ableton - Live 8.

· Best New Product of the Year, Apple - iPad.


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