Sixth Annual Global Spin Awards Nominees & Honorees Announced

Top Row: Timbaland, Jermaine Dupri, DJ Drama, 2nd Row: DJ Carisma, DJ Khaled, 3rd Row: Diplo, DJ Envy, Metro Boomin

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  

The Global Spin Awards (GSA), honoring the most dynamic and talented DJ’s from around the world, alongside REVOLT, just 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 moreThe 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