Armada Music receives 18 nominations at International Dance Music Awards

Dutch record company Armada Music has received no less than 18 nominations for this year’s International Dance Music Awards. The four-times winner of the ‘Best Global Record Label’ award is once again in the running of prolonging their title. Maykel Piron, CEO and co-founder of Armada Music, is nominated for ‘Best Record Label Executive’ after receiving the awards in 2010, 2011 and 2012. Armin van Buuren, one of the co-founders of the label, received 10 nominations in 9 different categories.

Armin van Buuren, the current number one DJ in the critically acclaimed DJ Mag Top 100, received nominations for ‘Best Global DJ’, ‘Best Producer’, ‘Best Radio Mix Show DJ’ for his A State of Trance radio show and more. Tracks by Dash Berlin, Markus Schulz, Armin van Buuren and the collaboration of Arty, Nadia Ali & BT were nominated for ‘Best Trance Track’. Next to Armada Music’s nomination for ‘Best Global Record Label’, one of its imprints – Coldharbour Recordings – is also in the running for the prestigious award. Markus Schulz, the label-owner of Coldharbour, also received nominations for ‘Best Global DJ’, ‘Best Radio Mix Show DJ’ on his Global DJ Broadcast radio show and ‘Best Full Length DJ Mix’ on his much appraised ‘Los Angeles ‘12’ compilation.

Music lovers are able to support their favorites by voting via Voting closes March 1st 2013. The International Dance Music Awards show will take place at the end of March in Miami, USA.


The total list of nominations for Armada Music is as following:

Best Trance Track:
– Armin van Buuren – J’ai Envie De Toi
– Armin van Buuren ft. Ana Criado – Suddenly Summer
– Arty, Nadia Ali & BT – Must Be The Love
– Dash Berlin ft. Kate Walsh – When You Were Around
– Markus Schulz Feat. Ana Diaz – Nothing Without Me

Best European DJ
– Armin van Buuren

Best Global DJ
– Armin van Buuren
– Markus Schulz

Best Radio Mix Show DJ
– Armin van Buuren
– Markus Schulz

Best Full Length DJ Mix
– Armin van Buuren – A State of Trance 2012
– Markus Schulz – Los Angeles ‘12

Best Producer
– Armin van Buuren

Best Podcast
– A State of Trance – Armin van Buuren

Best Artist (Solo)
– Armin van Buuren

Best Music Label Promoter or Executive in-house
– Maykel Piron

Best Global Music Label
– Armada Music
– Coldharbour Recordings

The 28th edition of the Winter Music Conference will take place in Miami, USA, on March 15-24. With over 60.000 visitors from over 70 different countries, including DJ’s, label owners and other delegates of the dance scene, the WMC is one of the major happenings in the dance music industry. One of the most anticipated events during WMC is the International Dance Music Awards show. The IDMA’s generate over two million votes from music enthusiasts in 206 countries every year. During the award show, awards in 55 different categories will be rewarded. People are able to vote for their favourites, by going to

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