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BASS: Armin van Buuren dominates at IDMAs with 5 awards, Deadmau5 continues rise

Armin Van BuurenTrance DJ Armin Van Buuren of the Netherlands and American Deadmau5 took down a bevy of honors at the 26th annual International Dance Music Awards in Miami, Fla., this weekend.

Van Buuren (pictured left) won five awards including the coveted best global DJ, while Deadmau5's rise in global status included a best solo artist nod a surprise win in the Drum & Bass/Dubstep category.

For Van Buuren, his five awards continues a trend since 2005 in which he's scored multiple awards each year and solidifies his status as one of the world's top trance DJs. His album State of Trance 2010 won the best full-length mix, which bodes well for the 2011 edition that launches next week.

Following are the winners (bold) and nominees in serveral key categories. For full results in 56 categories at the 26th IDMAs check out the Winter Music Conference website.


Best Break-Through DJ
Black Coffee
Wolfgang Gartner

Best European DJ
Above & Beyond
Armin van Buuren
Dash Berlin
David Guetta
Laidback Luke
Paul van Dyk

Best American DJ (North America)
Christopher Lawrence
Danny Tenaglia
Erick Morillo
Oscar G
Roger Sanchez

Best Global DJ
Armin van Buuren
David Guetta
Ferry Corsten
Markus Schulz
Paul van Dyk
Swedish House Mafia

Best Underground Dance Track
Barbra Streisand - Duck Sauce - Fool's Gold/Downtown
Brrrat! - Steve Aoki & Armand Van Helden - Dim Mak Records
I Can Change - LCD Soundsystem - DFA
I Feel Better - Hot Chip - Astralwerks
No Worries - Butch - Cecille
Paradise Circus - Massive Attack - Virgin
Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites - Skrillex - Big Beat/Mau5trap

Best Commercial Dance Track
Dancing On My Own - Robyn - Konichiwa/Cherrytree/Interscope
Gettin’ Over You - David Guetta & Chris Willis Feat. Fergie & LMFAO - Astralwerks
Hello - Martin Solveig & Dragonette - Big Beat/Atlantic
Not Giving Up On Love - Armin van Buuren Feat. Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Ultra/Armada
Pyromania - Cascada - Robbins Entertainment
Seek Bromance - Tim Berg - Napith/Sirup/DIY
Stereo Love - Edward Maya & Vika Jigulina - Ultra Records

Best House/Garage Track
Barbra Streisand - Duck Sauce - Fool's Gold/Downtown
Coma Cat - Tensnake - Defected Records
Give It 2 U - Quentin Harris & Ultra Naté - Strictly Rhythm
No Worries - Butch - Cecille
Red Room - Dennis Ferrer - Objektivity
Superman - Black Coffee - Fuego Media
Why Does The Wind? (Andre Lodeman Remix) - Tracey Thorn - Merge

Best Electro/Tech House Track
Animal Rights - Deadmau5 & Wolfgang Gartner - Ultra Records/Mau5trap
Brrrat! - Steve Aoki & Armand Van Helden - Dim Mak Records
C’Mon - .Tiësto VS Diplo - Musical Freedom
Devil Walking - Mark Knight - Toolroom
Knas - Steve Angello - Size Records
One (Your Name) - Swedish House Mafia Feat. Pharrell - Astralwerks
The Secret - Joris Voorn - Cocoon

Best Trance Track
Barra - Cosmic Gate - Black Hole Recordings
C’Mon - Tiësto VS Diplo - Musical Freedom
Not Giving Up On Love - Armin van Buuren vs. Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Ultra Records/Armada
Orbion - Armin van Buuren - Ultra Records/Armada
Rain - Markus Schulz - Coldharbour Recordings/Armada
Sanctuary - Gareth Emery Feat. Lucy Saunders - Napith Music
Tweak My Nipple (Tiësto Remix) - Faithless - Ultra Records/PIAS

Best Progressive Track
Bromance - Tim Berg - Napith/Sirup
Conscindo - Mark Knight & Wolfgang Gartner - Toolroom
Fight For You - Morgan Page - Nettwerk
Fire in Your New Shoes - Kaskade Feat. Dragonette - Ultra Records
Glow - Cirez D - Mouseville
One (Your Name) - Swedish House Mafia Feat. Pharrell - Astralwerks

Best Dubstep/DnB/Jungle Track
Gold Dust - Dj Fresh - Data/Breakbeat Kaos
Hold On - Rusko - Mad Decent/Downtown
Innocence - Nero - MTA Records
On My Own - Blame Feat Ruff Sqwad - New State Music
Raise Your Weapon - Deadmau5 - Ultra Records/Mau5trap
Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites - Skrillex - Big Beat/Mau5trap

Best Minimal/Techno Track
Glow - Cirez D - Mouseville
Regenerate - Booka Shade - Get Physical
Tarantula - Pleasurekraft - Eklektisch
The Secret - Joris Voorn - Cocoon
Two Dots (Nic Fanciulli Remix) - Lusine - Saved

Best Radio Station (Global)
BBC Radio 1
BPM (Sirius/XM)
Digitally Imported
Radio 538
Sunshine Live

Best Terrestrial Radio Station (US)
KCRW 89.9 Los Angeles, CA
KNHC 89.5 Seattle, WA
WBZC Z88.9 Burlington College, NJ
WKTU 103.5 New York, NY
WPTY Party 105.3 Nassau-Suffolk, NY

Best Radio Mix Show DJ
Above & Beyond - Trance Around the World
Armin van Buuren - State of Trance
Dennis Ruyer - Radio 538 Dance Department
Markus Schulz - Global DJ Broadcast
Pete Tong - Essential Mix
The Riddler - Adrenaline
Tiësto - Club Life

Best Compilation
Annual 2010 - Ministry Of Sound
Beach House - Hed Kandi
Most Rated Miami 2010 - Defected Records
Club Files V.9 - Ministry Of Sound
Strictly 4 DJ’S - Strictly Rhythm
Strictly Miami - Strictly Rhythm
Ultra 2010 - Ultra Records
Ultra Dance V.11 - Ultra Records

Best Full Length DJ Mix
Above & Beyond - Anjunabeats V.8 - Ultra Records/Anjunabeats
Armin van Buuren - State of Trance 2010 - Armada Music
Ben Klock - Berghain 04 - Ostgut
Kaskade - Electric Daisy Carnival V.1 - Ultra Records
Oscar G - Live From NYC - Nervous Records
Richard Durand - In Search of Sunrise 8 - Black Hole Recordings/Songbird
Riva Starr - Defected In the House Miami 2010 - Defected Records
Robbie Rivera - Juicy Ibiza 2010 - Black Hole Recordings

Best Producer
Armin van Buuren
David Guetta
Dr. Luke
Swedish House Mafia

Best Remixer
Bimbo Jones
Chew Fu
Dave Aude
Michael Woods

Best Dance Music Website

Best Podcast
A State of Trance - Armin van Buuren
Club Life - Tiësto
Crobar Boramusic Housecast
Deeper Shades of House - Lars Behrenroth
Radio 538 Dance Department - Dennis Ruyer
Trance Around the World - Above & Beyond
VONYC Sessions - Paul van Dyk

Best Break-Through Artist (Solo)
Janelle Monáe
Taio Cruz
Wolfgang Gartner
Wynter Gordon

Best Break-Through Artist (Group)
Duck Sauce
Far East Movement
Florence + The Machine
Magnetic Man
Swedish House Mafia
The Temper Trap

Best Artist (Solo)
David Guetta
Katy Perry
Kelly Rowland
Kylie Minogue
Lady Gaga

Best Artist (Group)
Above & Beyond
Black Eyed Peas
Daft Punk
LCD Soundsystem
Swedish House Mafia

Best American Record Label
Big Beat
Nervous Records
Om Records
Robbins Entertainment
Subliminal Records
Ultra Records

Best Global Record Label
Armada Records
Black Hole Recordings
Defected Records
Ministry Of Sound
Om Records
Size Records
Ultra Records

Best Music Event
Coachella - Indio, CA
Creamfields - United Kingdom
Electric Daisy Carnival - Los Angeles
Electric Zoo - New York
Sensation White - Amsterdam
Tomorrowland - Belgium
Trance Energy - Utrecht
Ultra Music Festival - Miami

Best U.S. Club
Beta Nightclub - Denver
Cielo - New York
Glow - Washington D.C.
LIV - Miami
Pacha - New York
Rain - Las Vegas
Ruby Skye - San Francisco
Space - Miami

Best Global Club
Amnesia - Ibiza
Berghain - Berlin
Fabric - London
The Guvernment - Toronto
Ministry Of Sound - London
Pacha - Ibiza
Privilege - Ibiza
Space - Ibiza

Best Headphones
Beats by Dr. Dre - Studio
Pioneer - HDJ 2000
Sennheiser - HD25
Sony - MDR V700
Technics - RP-DH 1200

Best Turntable
Audio-Technica - AT-LP60
Stanton - STR.8-150
Technics - SL-1200 MK2
Technics - SL-1210

Best Mixer
Allen & Heath - 4D
Pioneer - DJM-2000
Pioneer - DJM-800
Rane - Sixty-Eight
48. Best CD Player
Denon - DNS 3700
Pioneer - CDJ-1000 MK3
Pioneer - CDJ-2000
Technics - SL-DZ 1200

Best Studio Software
Ableton - Live 8
Apple - Logic Pro 9
Steinberg - Cubase 5
Image-Line - FL Studio 9
Avid - Pro Tools 9

Best DJ Software
Ableton - Live 8
Pioneer - Rekordbox
Serato - Scratch Live
Traktor - Scratch Pro
VirtualDJ Pro 7


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