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Beatport —The World’s Largest Music Store For DJs— Announce Beatport Awards 2014

Beatport, the world’s largest music store for DJs, today (February 13) opened up voting for all Community Choice categories in this year’s Beatport Awards. The awards are aimed at recognizing the music and creative forces and labels who drove the evolution of electronic music culture in 2013.

Beatport Awards 2014

Now (February 13) through Friday, February 28, music fans can cast one vote a day for their favorite nominee in each of the following Community Choice categories:

– Track of the Year
– Artist of the Year
– Label of the Year
– Album of the Year

In addition to the fan-selected Community Choice awards, Beatport will reveal the winners of the following categories based on Beatport sales activity:

– Best-Selling Original Track of the Year
– Best-Selling Remix of the Year
– Best-Selling Album of the Year
– Best-Selling Compilation of the Year
– DJ Choice Award (the track appearing on the most DJ charts)

Finally, a panel of Beatport staff experts and dance music veterans will select special honors for the following categories:

– Track of the Year
– DJ of the Year
– Best Musical Collaboration
– Best New Artist
– Lifetime Achievement

All winners will be announced on Friday, March 7. More details on where to follow the winner announcements will be released as the date approaches.

[quote]The richness and diversity of dance music culture is reflected in both its commercial success, as well as in the uniqueness of the artists, labels, and fans that support it,” said Clark Warner, Executive Creative Director of Beatport. “With that in mind, the Beatport Awards were designed to celebrate not only the best-selling music of the year, but also the most culturally relevant and creatively important developments in the dance music community.[/quote]

Below is the full list of Community Choice category nominees in the 2014 Beatport Awards:

Community Choice Track Of The Year

“Animals” – Martin Garrix
“Got A Feeling (Bontan Remix / Pleasurekraft Edit)” – Josh Butler, Bontan, Pleasurekraft
“I Could Be The One” – Avicii vs. Nicky Romero
“Imprint Of Pleasure” – Tube & Berger
“Mammoth” – Dimitri Vegas, Moguai, and Like Mike
“My House” – Purple Disco Machine
Community Choice Artist of the Year (listed in alphabetical order)

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike
Hot Since 82
Martin Garrix
Ten Walls
Tube & Berger
Community Choice Label Of The Year

Bedrock Records
Dim Mak Records
Off Recordings
Revealed Recordings
Spinnin Records
Toolroom Records
Community Choice Album Of The Year

A Song Across Wires [Extended Versions] – BT
Calamari Tuesday – Feed Me
Intense [Extended Versions] – Armin Van Buuren
Involv3r – Sasha
Random Access Memories – Daft Punk
Settle – Disclosure

For more information and to cast your vote, please visit this link. Read more about the Beatport Awards on Beatport News now at this link.

About Beatport:

Beatport is the world’s leading online provider of music, tools and resources customized for the unique needs and demands of DJs. Available in more than 230 countries, our flagship digital music service features high-definition dance tracks—from the latest exclusives to deep catalogue cuts—by the world’s top and emerging artists. As a result, our sales charts serve as the industry barometer for what tracks are currently jumping in the clubs before crossing over into the mainstream. The Beatport platform also offers tools to help DJs manage their careers, promote their productions and performances, and connect with the largest community of qualified fans on the planet. Founded in 2004, Beatport is based in Denver, CO, with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Berlin and Tokyo.

For more Beatport, just click here.

Written by Manny King John

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