BBC Radio 1’s Essential Mix announced the nominees for Essential Mix of the Year on Pete Tong’s show on Friday night (2nd December).
After Ben Klock won the award last year, the shortlisted candidates for 2016 are Âme X Dixon, Midland, Leon Vynehall, Recondite and Dusky.
It’s been a stellar year for the BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix, with tINI, Enzo Siragusa and DJ Zinc all spinning in recent weeks.
Listen to all five of the sets nominated for Essential Mix of the Year below.
Âme X Dixon
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