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Kaskade voted America’s Best DJ for 2011 - awards ceremony in Las Vegas
Edited Press Release
The votes have all been counted and it's official -- DJ Times magazine
and Pioneer DJ are proud to announce that Kaskade
has been voted America's Best DJ for 2011. The talented Los
Angeles-based jock will be honored October 9 in Las Vegas for the ABDJ
Closing Party, which will include a press reception at Marquee.
presented with his trophy -- a special Gold-Plated Pioneer mixer --
Kaskade will take to the decks for the wildest Sunday night party in
"I am really proud to be named America’s Best DJ. When I look at the
Top 100 list, there are so many talented people on there, people that I
have looked up to for years. So, to be awarded this title amongst such
an awesome group is a great feeling. I really want to thank all my fans
for voting and their continued support," said Kaskade (aka Ryan Raddon)
in a press release.
comes one year after taking second place to the San Francisco Bay
Area's DJ Qbert,
who won the 2010 edition. Kaskade has produced dozens
of tracks and full length albums in more than a decade spent in the
studio as well as touring worldwide.
While most of the
votes were cast online at the America’s Best DJ website, the America’s
Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ supported the contest by
allowing fans to vote in-person at 20+ club and festival events.
"Pioneer congratulates all the DJs nominated for America's Best DJ, and
we would like to send a special congratulations to Kaskade, this year's
winner. Kaskade is a true representation of the best that the DJ world
has to offer. A pure musical talent, Kaskade's a well-rounded producer,
remixer, and exciting DJ/performer, not mention one of the nicest guys
we've met," said David "Davey Dave" Arevalo, Pioneer Electronics Sr.
Manager of Marketing / Artist Relations in a statement.
2011 AMERICA’S BEST DJ FINAL RESULTS
WINNER - KASKADE
SECOND PLACE - SKRILLEX
THIRD PLACE - Z-TRIP
Find out more about America's Best DJ at their website,
To learn more about Kaskade check out his Myspace
pages, or bump our favorite track he's ever produced, Move For Me.
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