DJ Mag presents the first ever “Best of North America” awards, and you can vote for your favorites now!

After months of deliberating, DJ Mag narrowed it down to 5 nominations each inĀ 16 categories that cover favorite DJs, producers, venues, remixes, labels, and more, all native to North America.

Notable nominations include some of our favorites, Porter Robinson for “Best Live Act,” 12th Planet for “Best Producer,” OWSLA for “Best Label,” and Monstercat for best “Breakout Label,” and more!

This is truly some of the best in electronic music that North America has to offer, but it depends on you to pick who comes out on top! Vote for DJ Mag’s “Best of North America” here!

Best of North America Nominees:

Best DJ
Maceo Plex
Green Velvet
The Black Madonna
The Martinez Brothers

Best Breakthrough DJ
Lauren Lane
Mike Servito
Mad Zach
Brian Cid

Best Live Act
Bob Moses
Porter Robinson

Best Producer
12th Planet
Carl Craig
Dennis Ferrer

Breakthrough Producer
Layton Giordani
Avalon Emerson
DJ Earl
Eli Escobar

Best Label
My Favorite Robot
Ghostly International

Breakthrough Label
Tuskegee Music
Perspectives Digital
Honey Soundsystem (HNYTRX)

Best Venue – West
Exchange LA (Los Angeles, CA)
Halcyon (San Francisco, CA)
Sound (Los Angeles, CA)
Audio (San Francisco, CA)
Lot 613 (Los Angeles, CA)

Best Venue – Northeast
Soundcheck (Washington, DC)
Output (Brooklyn, NY)
House Of Yes (Brooklyn, NY)
Rumors (Philadelphia, PA)
Bijou (Boston, MA)

Best Venue – South
Trade (Miami, FL)
Heart (Miami, FL)
Ethics (Austin, TX)
301 (El Paso, TX)
The Music Room (Atlanta, GA)

Best Venue – Midwest
Smart Bar (Chicago, IL)
The Grasshopper Underground (Detroit, MI)
The Old Miami (Detroit, MI)
The Mid (Chicago, IL)
Primary (Chicago, IL)

Best Venue – North
Coda (Toronto)
Beach Club (Montreal)
Open Studios (Vancouver)
Stereo (Montreal)
Nest (Toronto)

Best Track/EP
Victor Calderone ‘Inside’ EP
Honey Dijon ‘Houze’ feat. Seven Davis Jr.
Moon Boots ‘Tear My Heart’ feat. Lulu James
Sian ‘Dune’
Floorplan ‘Tell You No Lie’

Best Remix
Planetary Assault Systems ‘Booster’ (Octave One Remix)
MALAA ‘Diamonds’ (Gerry Gonza Remix)
AD/D ‘Motorcity Surise’ (Art Department Remix)
Tiga ‘Planet E’ feat. Hudson Mohawke (Danny Daze Polyester Remix)
Truncate ‘7_1’ (Ambivalent Remix)

Best Compilation
Soul Clap: Fabric 93
Ron Trent Presents Prescription: Word, Sound & Power
Howsla Curated By Chris Lake & Skrillex
Dirtybird Campout Compilation
Matthew Dear: DJ-Kicks

Outstanding Contribution
The Belleville Three
Kerri Chandler
Jeff Mills
Masters At Work
Gary Richards


Source: DJ Mag