The ceremony—airing in April on Fox—also has categories for best radio show and festival.
Fox Broadcasting Company has partnered with Paul Oakenfold and TV4 Entertainment to create the Electronic Music Awards and Foundation. The hour-long ceremony, to be broadcast on April 23rd, will honor not only DJs and producers but festivals, radio shows and nightclubs across the world. Today they released the nominees for the first-ever EMAF, which are distributed across seven categories.
Among the artists nominated are Bob Moses, Carl Cox, Dixon, DJ Harvey and Jamie XX. Sonar in Barcelona and The BPM Festival in Mexico are included in the best festival category.
The ceremony will air on April 23rd from 8 PM to 9 PM ET/PT on FOX. You can see the full list of nominations below:
Single of the Year
Calvin Harris & Disciples - "How Deep is Your Love"
The Chainsmokers - "Roses" feat. ROZES
Galantis - "Runaway" (U & I)
Kygo - "Stole the Show" feat. Parson James
Major Lazer & DJ Snake - "Lean On" feat. MØ
Album of the Year
Alina Baraz & Galimatias - Urban Flora
Calvin Harris – Motion
Disclosure - Caracal
Galantis – Pharmacy
Jamie xx - In Colour
Radio Show of the Year
BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix
BPM with Geronimo – Sirius XM
Danny Howard – BBC Radio 1’s Dance Anthems
Diplo and Friends - BBC Radio 1Xtra
Jason Bentley – Morning Becomes Eclectic – KCRW
Festival of the Year
Creamfields - Daresbury, England
Electric Daisy Carnival – Las Vegas, USA
Sonar - Barcelona, Spain
The BPM Festival - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Ultra Music Festival - Miami, USA
DJ of the Year
Best New Artist
Best Club of the Year