Armada Music receives 22 nominations at International Dance Music Awards

Dutch record company Armada Music has received no less than 22 nominations for this year’s International Dance Music Awards. The five-time winner of the ‘Best Global Record Label’ award is once again in the running for keeping the title. Maykel Piron, CEO and co-founder of Armada Music, is nominated for ‘Best Record Label Executive’ after receiving the award 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, 2013’s winner of ‘Best Global DJ’, once again 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, BT, Armin van Buuren and W&W were nominated for ‘Best Trance Track’. Markus Schulz, the label-owner of Coldharbour Recordings, also received a nomination for ‘Best Trance DJ’. Tracks from Tiga VS. Audion and Green Velvet, which Armada signed for the Benelux region this year, are up for 2 awards in ‘Best Underground Dance Track’ and ‘Best House/Deep House Track’.

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Voting closes March 5th, 2014. The International Dance Music Awards show will take place at the end of March in Miami, Florida.

The complete list of Armada Music nominations is as follows:
Best Underground Dance Track

Bigger Than Prince – Green Velvet
Let’s Go Dancing – Tiga VS Audion

Best House/Garage/Deep House Track
Bigger Than Prince (Hot since 82 Remix) – Green Velvet

Best Trance Track
Skylarking – BT
Steal You Away – Dash Berlin & Alexander Popov Feat. Jonathan Mendelsohn
The Expedition (A State of Trance 600 Anthem) – Armin van Buuren & Markus Schulz
This Is What It Feels Like – Armin van Buuren Feat. Trevor Guthrie
Thunder – W&W

Best Tech House / Techno Track
Let’s Go Dancing – Tiga VS Audion

Best Compilation or Full Length DJ Mix
A State of Trance 2013 – Armin van Buuren

Best Global DJ
Armin van Buuren

Best Trance DJ
Armin van Buuren
Dash Berlin
Markus Schulz

Best Podcast or Radio Mixshow DJ
A State of Trance – Armin van Buuren

Best Artist (Solo)
Armin van Buuren

Best Featured Vocalist Performance
This Is What It Feels Like – Armin van Buuren Feat. Trevor Guthrie

Best Music Video
This Is What It Feels Like – Armin van Buuren Feat. Trevor Guthrie

Best Producer
Armin van Buuren

Best Global Music Label
Armada Music

Best Music Label Promoter or Exec In-House
Maykel Piron – Armada Music

The 29th edition of the Winter Music Conference will take place in Miami, Florida, March 21-30, 2014. With over 60,000 visitors from over 70 different countries, including DJs, 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 IDMAs generate over two million votes from music enthusiasts in 209 countries every year. During the show, awards in 57 different categories will be given. People are able to vote for their favourites by going to

Voting ends Wednesday March 5th, 2014. For more information, check

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