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DJ Mag Best of British Awards 2019: Voting is now open

Shining a spotlight on the UK stars that fill the pages of our UK magazine each month

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The nominations have been announced for DJ Mag's Best Of British awards 2019.

This year marks the 13th edition of the awards, our annual celebration of UK talent. Positioned as a counter-balance to the global Top 100 DJs poll, our Best Of British awards are a chance to shine a spotlight on the homegrown talent that continues to place the UK scene at the forefront of electronic music.

Voting for the DJ Mag Best of British awards is open now, and closes on Wednesday 27th November, ahead of the awards party on Wednesday 11th December at The Steelyard, featuring Denis Sulta, Lone, Sally C, Special Request and Anz with more nominees still to be annoucned. Second release tickets are on sale now priced at just £6.

Featuring DJs and artists from across the UK scene, the line-up for that will be announced on Wednesday 20th November. 

Check out the full list of categories and nominees below and vote here!

Best DJ

Call Super
Denis Sulta
Flava D
Josey Rebelle
Mala

Breakthrough DJ

Afrodeutsche
re:ni
Sally C
SHERELLE
Tiffany Calver

Best Resident DJ

Calibre, XOYO
Jay Clarke, fabric
Moxie, On Loop 
Mr. Mitch, Boxed 
Sef Kombo, Til Two

Best Live Act

Giant Swan
Paranoid London
Rian Treanor
Ross From Friends
The Chemical Brothers

Best Producer

Klein
Lone
Scratcha DVA
Sir Spyro
Special Request

Breakthrough Producer

Elliot Adamson
Filthy Gears
Loraine James
Prospa
Yak

Best Label

Defected Records
Don't Be Afraid
Hyperdub
Local Action
Solid Grooves

Breakthrough Label

Kiwi Rekords
More Time Records
Nervous Horizon
Peach Discs
TT

Best Album

Special Request 'Vortex' [Houndstooth]
Loraine James 'For You And I' [Hyperdub]
Paula Temple 'Edge Of Everything' [Noise Manifesto]
Barker 'Utility' [Ostgut Ton]
Murlo 'Dolos' [Coil Records]

Best Compilation

Fabio & Grooverider '30 Years of Rage' [Above Board Projects]
Floating Points 'Late Night Tales' [Late Night Tales]
Leon Vynehall 'DJ-Kicks' [!K7]
Manara 'Manara International Presents: The Ultimate Spice Mix' [Self-released]
Various 'PDA Compilation Vol. 1: And The Beat Goes On' [PDA]

Best Track

Anz 'No Harm' [2 B Real]
East End Dubs 'bRave' [FUSE London]
Fracture 'Big Up The Ladies' [Astrophonica]
KH (aka Four Tet) 'Only Human' [Text Records]
Solardo & Eli Brown 'XTC' [Ultra]

Best Remix/Edit

AJ Tracey 'Ladbroke Grove (Remix) feat. General Levy & Novelist' [Self-released]
Fixate v Double 99 'Ripgroove' [Ice Cream Records]
John Holt 'Police In Helicopter (Benny L Remix)' [Hospital Records]
Laurent Garnier & Chambray 'Feelin' Good (Radio Slave Revenge Remix)' [Rekids]
Off The Meds 'Belter (Joy O Belly Remix)' [Studio Barnhus]

Best Large Club

Depot at Mayfield, Manchester
fabric, London
Motion, Bristol
Printworks, London
SWG3, Glasgow

Best Small Club

Corsica Studios, London
Gorilla, Manchester
Hope Works, Sheffield
La Cheetah Club, Glasgow
Mick's Garage, London

Best Club Event

Ape-X
Formless
FUSE
I Love Acid
Ø

Best Festival

51st State
Homobloc
Junction 2
Re-Textured Festival
Riverside Festival

Best Boutique Festival

Bang Face Weekender
Field Maneuvers
Kallida Festival
No Bounds Festival
Wysing Polyphonic x Somerset House Studios

Best MC/Vocalist

AJ Tracey
Dave
FKA twigs
Kano
Little Simz

Breakthrough MC/Vocalist

FLOHIO
IAMDDB
Master Peace
SL
Slowthai

Soldier of the Scene

DJ Flight
Julie Adenuga
Jumpin Jack Frost
Sacha Lord
Simon Dunmore

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