Last night at Pacha seen the 17th edition of DJ Awards in Ibiza, with 11 categories voted for by the public and 11 Special Awards judged by an independent music panel.
Carl Cox won both of his nominated categories; Techno & International DJ, whilst Luciano collected Tech House. For the second year running, Hardwell was voted the winner of Electro House and Deep House was presented to Jamie Jones. Disclosure won their first DJ Award for Electronic Live Performance.
It was a memorable night for Patrick Topping who walked away with 2 awards for Newcomer and Track of the Season, for his summer hit Forget. Armin van Buuren for the seventh time, topped the Trance category.
Two new categories were introduced this year; Breakthrough and Electronica, awarded to Mano Le Tough and Diplo respectively.
In the Special Awards, Iban Mendoza walked away with Ibiza DJ, Be-At.TV was given the award for Media, and International Festival went to Creamfields UK. Croatia were also given recognition this year for Dance Nation of the Year. MK picked up Producer.
Here’s the full run down of the results;
Public voted awards;
ELECTRO HOUSE – HARDWELL
TECHNO – CARL COX
TRANCE – ARMIN VAN BUUREN
TECH HOUSE – LUCIANO
DEEP HOUSE – JAMIE JONES
NEWCOMER – PATRICK TOPPING
BREAKTHROUGH – MANO LE TOUGH
DRUM & BASS / DUBSTEP – SKRILLEX
ELECTRONIC LIVE PERFORMANCE – DISCLOSURE
ELECTRONICA – DIPLO
INTERNATIONAL DJ – CARL COX
Panel voted awards;
IBIZA DJ – IBÁN MENDOZA
IBIZA LIVE PERFORMANCE – MATADOR
IBIZA NIGHT – FLOWER POWER
TRACK OF THE SEASON – FORGET- PATRICK TOPPING
PRODUCER – MK
RECORD LABEL OF THE YEAR – INNERVISIONS
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL – CREAMFIELDS UK
DANCE NATION OF THE YEAR – CROATIA
MEDIA – BE-AT.TV
CUTTING EDGE – NATIVE INSTRUMENTS
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION – DJ HARVEY