Award ceremonies are always polarizing, but for the last 27 years the IDMAs have attempted to accurately represent the beliefs of dance and electronic music fans worldwide. Generating over two million votes from music enthusiasts in over 206 countri
es, this award ceremony carries a bit more weight than the DJ Mag Top 100. Popularity contests aside, this is the industry highlight at the center of the Winter Music Conference and with 55 categories to vote on, is the most comprehensive awards ceremony to date.
DJs are broken down based on geographic location and experience – and there is also a separate category for Best Producer – a welcomed addition that will surely stifle the DJ/Producer debate.
Fill out your ballot here – and help us solve an age old debate we have here at Dancing Astronaut – which coast has the best clubs.
As a New Yorker, I’m sure you can guess my vote.