This is the story of how Dizzee Rascal made 'Boy In Da Corner'. The East London MC won the inaugural Game Changer award at the DJ Mag Best of British Awards 2020 for the influential 2003 album.
The Best of British Game Changer award celebrates an album that changed the face of grime and UK rap. Capturing the energy on London’s pirate radio stations during the time running up to its release in 2003, and bringing it to a wider audience, the album paved the way for the incredible position UK rap now sees itself in.
DJ Mag’s Best of British Awards 2020 winners will be revealed on Sunday 20th December as part of our digital awards ceremony live here 5pm GMT.
This is the firs time the DJ Mag Best of British Awards 2020 has gone fully digital in its history. The Best of ceremony will include exclusive performances and content from winners of categories including Best Producer, Best Track, Best Rap Track, Best Rap Album, Game Changer, Outstanding Contribution, Innovation & Excellence, Best Solo Stream Series, Best Radio Show, and more.
UPDATE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the DJ Mag Best of British Awards 2020 will now take on Sunday 20th December 2020. A previous version of this story stated Thursday 17th December.
The DJ Mag Best of British Awards 2020 will go fully digital for the first time in its history later this week. Taking place this Sunday 20th December at 5pm GMT, the awards ceremony – presented by Jemma Bolt – will be aired live on our website, as well as our YouTube and Facebook channels.
The nominations have been announced for DJ Mag's Best Of British awards 2020.
This year marks the 14th 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.
Our DJ Mag Best of British awards 2019 take place tonight (11th December) at The Steel Yard, London. You can keep up to date with all the winners below, announce from 10:30pm.
The Best of British awards party sees Denis Sulta, Special Request, Sherelle, Anz, Lone, Sally C, and more all spin. The poll shines a light on the stars of the UK underground that grace the pages of our UK print magazine every month.
Solardo have been announced to play our DJ Mag Best of British Awards party, going b2b with their 'XTC' collaborator, Eli Brown.
Tickets are currently on sale for only £6 via the link below, but go up to £8 tomorrow so get them while their still that bit cheaper!
Eli Brown has been announced to play our DJ Mag Best of British Awards party, going b2b with some very special guests. Tickets are currently on sale for only £6 via the link below.