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3 May 2023, 16:00

DJ Mag Best of North America Awards 2023: Voting is now open

Our annual celebration of North America’s electronic music scene is back

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Voting is now open for the DJ Mag Best of North America Awards 2023. You can check out the nominees below.

After returning post-pandemic in 2022, the Best of North America Awards are back for another year, and we’re once again providing you with the opportunity to show love to your favourite DJs, producers, live acts, labels, clubs and innovators in our annual celebration of North America’s electronic music scene.

Across 18 categories, DJ Mag’s Best of North America awards seek to celebrate the wide spectrum of sounds being created by artists from North America. 17 of these will be publicly voted, with the editorial choice award for Outstanding Contribution to be announced at a later date.

Voting is open now until 23:59:59 on May 17th 2023. You can vote at using either a Google or Facebook account, or Apple ID.

You can see the full list of categories and nominees below:

Best DJ
DJ Bone
Honey Dijon

Breakthrough DJ
Anna Morgan
Baby Weight
Jonny From Space

Best Live Act
Channel Tres
Octave One

Best Producer
G Jones 
LP Giobbi
Ron Trent

Breakthrough Producer

Best Label
Ghostly International
Magic City 
Ten Toes Turbo
Young Art Records

Breakthrough Label
Codec Recordings
Delusional Records
FMU Records
Off the Grid Records
toucan sounds

Best Album
700 Bliss 'Nothing to Declare' [Hyperdub]
Black Rave Culture 'BRC Vol 2' [Black Rave Culture]
Kelela 'Raven' [Warp Records]
Kerri Chandler 'Spaces & Places' [Kaoz Theory]
Skrillex 'Quest for Fire' [OWSLA / Atlantic Records]

Best Compilation
Anthony Naples & DJ Python 'Air Texture VIII' [Air Texture]
Beige 'AMEN! Vol.1' [T4T LUV NRG]
DJ R3LL & DJ Kiff 'Cuff Yo Chick' [2 B REAL]
Homecore! Miami All-Stars [Omnidisc]
Muzique, Vol. 2 [Odyzey Music]

Best Track
Floorplan 'We Give Thee Honor' [Classic Music Company]
HoneyLuv '365 (Thr33 6ix 5ive)' [Black Book Records]
Nick León feat. DJ Babatr 'Xtasis' [TraTraTrax]
The Martinez Brothers & Tokischa 'Kilo' [Independent]
Waajeed 'Motor City Madness' [Tresor Records]

Best Remix/Edit
Adam Curtain 'Elsitas Dreamland (Ciel's Outta Tune Remix)' [Trouble Maker]
Alison Wonderland 'Loner (Moore Kismet Remix)' [Astralwerks Records]
Barbie Bertisch 'Is This What You Wanted (Olive T's 'Late To The Party' Remix)' [Love Injection Records]
Eamon Harkin 'Special Sympathy (Sobolik's Parasympathetic Dub)' [Sorry Records]
Sia 'Manchild (TOKiMONSTA Remix)' [EMI Records]

Best Festival 
ARC Music Festival 
Igloofest Montréal
Porter Robinson's Second Sky
Shambhala Music Festival

Best Boutique Festival 
Bass Coast Electronic Music and Art Festival
Deep Tropics Music, Art, and Style Festival
Honcho Campout
Seismic Dance Event

Best Large Club 
Academy LA, Los Angeles
Avant Gardner & The Brooklyn Mirage, Brooklyn
Knockdown Center, Queens
New City Gas, Montréal
Radius Chicago, Chicago

Best Small Club
Fünk club, Mexico City
Hardpop, Juárez
PARAGON, Brooklyn
Smartbar, Chicago
TV Lounge, Detroit

Best Club Event / Event Series
Sunday Sunday
The Bunker New York
Wrecked NYC

Underground Hero
Danny Daze
Love Injection
Suzi Analogue