2018 Global Spin Award Nominees Announced

2018 Global Spin Award Nominees Announced SIXTH ANNUAL GLOBAL SPIN AWARDS NOMINEES & HONOREES ANNOUNCED

Timbaland to Receive the Lifetime Achievement Award and Jermaine Dupri to Receive the Breaking Barriers Award

Top DJ talent in the music industry to gather in Los Angeles  

 

New York, NY, December 12, 2017 – Today, the Global Spin Awards (GSA), honoring the most dynamic and talented DJ’s from around the world, alongside REVOLT, unveiled the 2018 nominees.  The award show will take place in Los Angeles, at the Novo Theater on February 15th, 2018. The announcement was made this morning exclusively on “Power 105.1’s – The Breakfast Club” which airs on REVOLT.

 

Now in its sixth year, the Global Spin Awards has become a pillar of the music industry, and is celebrated by top-talent, including nominees, DJ Khaled, DJ Envy, Marshmello, The Chain Smokers and Funk Flex. Each year, the nominees are chosen from submissions across 30 categories, showcasing some of the most talented creators and breakthrough DJs.  The most reputable DJs in the industry, celebrities and top music executives, will gather to celebrate their work and the growth of the DJ industry.

 

“DJs are innovators, continuously changing the industry through their creative sounds and love for music. The Global Spin Awards was created to spotlight the industry and honor these artists.” said Shawn Prez, Founder of the Global Spin Awards.  “We are recognizing the top DJs for their achievements and contributions to the music industry and our culture”.

 

The Global Spin Awards also announced the 2018 honoree recipients: Grammy Award-winning songwriter/producer Timbaland will receive the “Lifetime Achievement Award” and CEO of So So Def and Grammy Award-winning songwriter/producer Jermaine Dupri will receive the “Breaking Barriers Award”. Each year GSA recognizes two respected visionaries that have contributed to the continuous growth and success of the industry. This year, both recipients share a timeless legacy and influence on music, and beyond.

 

Last year’s show was hosted by Rap Legend Tip “T.I.Harris and attended by some of the industry’s biggest entertainers including Dave Chappelle, DJ Khaled, Joey Badass, No Limit and more. The 2017 winners of the Global Spin Awards included: DJ Khaled (Hip Hop DJ of the Year, DJ Album of the Year, DJ of the Year); Steve Aoki (EDM DJ of the Year), DJ Clark Kent (Lifetime Achievement Honoree) and Spinderella (Breaking Barriers Honoree).

The 2018 Global Spin Awards will air exclusively on REVOLT.  For channel listings and for more information on the Global Spin Awards, visit REVOLT.tv.

 

ABOUT GLOBAL SPIN AWARDS

The GLOBAL SPIN AWARDS was established to honor DJs from across the globe for their contribution to the music and entertainment industries. The GSAs have been classified as the Quality Standard of DJ Recognition by music industry heavy weights. Actors have the Academy Awards, Musicians have the Grammys and now DJ’s have the GSAs.

 

ABOUT POWER MOVES INC.

PMI is a grass roots marketing and promotions company that has been connecting celebrity talent and brands with consumers for over 15 years.  Major connections in the music industries has enhanced theirsuccess, spreading their accomplishments nationwide affiliating them with major brands in other industries. PMI embraces the new urban lifestyle, transcending race, class and geography with a strong spirit of self-expression through music, sports, art and fashion.

 

ABOUT REVOLT MEDIA & TV

REVOLT is focused on expertly curating the best of the best in music and engaging youth in social conversation – on-air, on-line, on-demand.  The multi-genre, multi-platform network offers breaking music news, videos, artist interviews, exclusive performances, and original programming. Attracting over 50 million young adults through television, digital properties, social and mobile, REVOLT is accessible 24/7 – anytime, anywhere, any screen. Launched in broadcast in October 2013, REVOLT is available on DIRECTV, AT&T U-verse TV, Charter Spectrum, Comcast Xfinity, Verizon FiOS, CenturyLink Prism TV, Suddenlink, Frontier Communications, Comporium and Cincinnati Bell, as well as OTT platforms DIRECTV Now, FuboTV and FilmOn. REVOLT is also available internationally in Africa on Kwese TV, in the Bahamas on Cable Bahamas, the Cayman Islands on Westel, in Jamaica, Barbados, Nevis, Anguilla and Trinidad on Digicel, and in Trinidad on Massy Communications. Check local listings at https://revolt.tv/listings.

 

2018 Global Spin Awards Nominee List

DJ OF THE YEAR

Calvin Harris

Metro Boomin

DJ Khaled

The Chainsmokers

DJ Envy

Diplo

 

HIP HOP DJ OF THE YEAR

DJ Self

Funk Flex

DJ Drama

DJ Khaled

DJ Envy

Metro Boomin

 

EDM DJ OF THE YEAR

A-Trak

Steve Aoki

Skrillex

Diplo

Calvin Harris

Marshmello

 

CELEBRITY DJ OF THE YEAR

Brody Jenner

DJ Snoopadelic

Jermaine Dupri

Lil Jon

Questlove

Swizz Beatz

 

NATIONAL MIXSHOW DJ OF THE YEAR

DJ Drama

DJ Self

Funk Flex

DJ Envy

LA Leakers

DJ Suss One

 

NATIONAL CLUB DJ OF THE YEAR

D-Nice

Diplo

DJ Quicksilva

DJ Camilo

Chase B

 

FEMALE DJ OF THE YEAR

DJ Kiss

DJ Diamond Kuts

DJ Duffey

DJ Carisma

Vashtie

DJ Poizon Ivy

 

NATIONAL OPEN FORMAT DJ OF THE YEAR

A-Trak

IRIE

Vice

D-Nice

DJ Ruckus

DJ Cassidy

 

ONLINE/SATELLITE RADIO DJ OF THE YEAR

Statik Selektah

DJ Suss One

DJ Whoo Kid

DJ Superstar Jay

DJ Wonder

DJ Drama

 

MIXTAPE DJ OF THE YEAR

DJ Superstar Jay

DJ Kay Slay

DJ Drama

DJ Esco

 

TURNTABLIST OF THE YEAR

Jimmi Riggz (Canada)

DJ Osyris (Australia)

DJ RENA (Japan)

DJ Perly (USA)

DJ Ease (USA)

 

REGGAE DJ OF THE YEAR

Bobby Konders

Jahlion Sound

DJ Norie

DJ Young Chow

DJ Waggy Tee

 

LATIN DJ OF THE YEAR

DJ Cassanova

DJ Lobo

SANTAROSA

Alex Sensation

DJ C-Lo

 

INTERNATIONAL DJ OF THE YEAR

Martin Garrix

Steve Aoki

DJ Snake

Calvin Harris

Diplo

 

BREAKTHROUGH DJ OF THE YEAR

Chase B

Austin Millz

DJ SpinKing

Metro Boomin

DJ Wallah

 

DJ ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Calvin Harris – Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1

DJ Kay Slay – The Big Brother

DJ Khaled – Grateful

DJ Drama & Mista Maeham – Position of Power

 

DJ PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Metro Boomin

DJ Mustard

DJ Nasty (Orlando)

Calvin Harris

Statik Selektah

DJ Snake

DJ Khaled

 

DJ REMIXER OF THE YEAR

DJ Ted Smooth

DJ Snake

DJ Mustard

Diplo

DJ Mike D

DJ Suede The Remix God

 

DJ ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

IRIE

DJ Quicksilva

DJ Camilo

DJ Khaled

DJ Envy

DJ Drama

 

REGIONAL CLUB DJ OF THE YEAR (NORTHEAST)

Austin Millz

DJ Envy

DJ Will

DJ Camilo

DJ Quicksilva

DJ Self

 

REGIONAL CLUB DJ OF THE YEAR (SOUTH)

Stevie J

DJ GQ

DJ Infamous

DJ E Feezy

DJ ACE

DJ Holiday

 

REGIONAL CLUB DJ OF THE YEAR (MIDWEST)

Sean Mac

DJ Steph Floss

DJ Pharris

DJ Mile High

 

REGIONAL CLUB DJ OF THE YEAR (WEST)

Justin Credible

DJ Orator

Dre Sinatra

DJ Franzen

DJ Mark Da Spot

Vice

 

REGIONAL OPEN FORMAT CLUB DJ OF THE YEAR (NORTHEAST)

DJ M.O.S

D-Nice

DJ Mister Vince (New York)

Austin Millz

A-Trak

Big Ben

 

REGIONAL OPEN FORMAT CLUB DJ OF THE YEAR (SOUTH)

Mr Mauricio

Stevie J

DJ GQ

DJ E Feezy

DJ Baby Yu

IRIE

 

REGIONAL OPEN FORMAT CLUB DJ OF THE YEAR (MIDWEST)

Chuck Inglish

Sean Mac

DJ Steph Floss

DJ Metro

BOI JENIOUS

 

REGIONAL OPEN FORMAT CLUB DJ OF THE YEAR (WEST)

Jermaine Dupri

Justin Credible

DJ FIVE

DJ Politik

Vice

 

REGIONAL MIXSHOW DJ OF THE YEAR (NORTHEAST)

DJ Prostyle

DJ Self

DJ Envy

Funk Flex

DJ Camilo

DJ Enuff

 

REGIONAL MIXSHOW DJ OF THE YEAR (SOUTH)

DJ Scream

DJ Holiday

DJ E Feezy

DJ GQ

DJ Drama

 

REGIONAL MIXSHOW DJ OF THE YEAR (MIDWEST)

DJ BJ3525

DJ Bonics

Sean Mac

DJ Pharris

DJ Steph Floss

 

REGIONAL MIXSHOW DJ OF THE YEAR (WEST)

LA Leakers

DJ Felli Fel

Dre Sinatra

DJ Carisma

DJ Damage

DJ Big Von

 

ONLINE RECORD BREAKERS

LA Leakers

DIGIWAXX

DJCity

Bottom Feeders

DJBooth

Funk Flex

 

DJ RECORD LABEL OF THE YEAR

DJ Drama/Don Cannon – Generation Now

A-Trak – Fool’s Gold Records

Diplo – Mad Decent

DJ Khaled – We The Best Music Group

 

THE RED AWARD (ADULT CONTEMPORARY)

DJ Jazzy Jeff

DJ Mister Cee

DJ Scratch

DJ Clark Kent

Kid Capri

DJ Premier

 

TOUR DJ OF THE YEAR

Chase B

DJ Aktive

DJ Boof

Dre Sinatra

DJ Esco