by Scott Fleischer
RadioTime offers links to all of the winners in the broadcast categories at this year’s International Dance Music Awards. The awards were held last week in conjunction with The Winter Music Conefercne in Miami.
In the category of “Best Global Radio Station,” BBC Radio 1 was the winner. They offer extensive dance programming including Pete Tong, Annie Mac’s Mash-Up, and Judge Jules. Other nominees in the “Best Global Radio Station” were DI.fm, 1club.fm, and Radio 538.
In addition to recognizing stations from around the globe, the awards also honored the best am/fm stations based in the United States. The winner for “Best Terrestrial Radio Station (US)” was KNGY in San Francisco. Other nominees in the category were WMPH, KNHC, WDRE, WNYZ, KCRW, and WBZC.
DJs are the backbone to the dance format and the awards highlighted the best mix shows from around the globe. In the “Best Radio Mix Show DJ” category, Armin Van Buuren’s “A State of Trance” was the winner. Others nominated in the category were Matt Darey’s “Nocturnal,” Pete Tong’s “Essential Selection,” Above & Beyond’s “Trance Around the World,” and Paul Van Dyk’s “Vonyc Sessions.”
In the best podcast category, Radio’s 538′s Tiesto’s “Club Life” was the winner. The show airs live on Friday nights. Also, Radio 538′s Dance Department was nominated in this category.
RadioTime congratulates the winners and nominees in the broadcast categories at this year’s International Dance Music Awards. Listeners can find them among other featured dance stations/shows in the “Electronic” channel at RadioTime.com or any RadioTime powered devices.