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North American DNB Awards Recap

North American Drum and Bass Awards

The 2nd Annual North American DNB Awards winners have been announced! Nearly 2000 people voted in this years’ awards. Find out who were the big winners.

With close to 2000 votes cast, the 2nd Annual North American Drum & Bass Awards have come to a close and the winners announced just days ago. Many ego’s have been bruised but, despite the hostility, one thing is clear. The United States drum and bass community have spoken.

And the winners are…

Gridlok – Best Producer
AK1200 – Best DJ
Armanni Reign – Best MC
Christine Tamayo – Best Vocalist
Sub Killaz – Best New Producer
Double Dragon – Best New DJ
MC Ridda – Best New MC
Raw Q – NY State of Mind ft T.R.A.C. – Intrigue Music – Best Single
Pish Posh – Atom Supremacy ft Space Journey + Direct Feed – Vault 78 Recordings – Best EP
Quadrant + Iris + Kid Hops – 206 – Commercial Suicide – Album of the Year
Navigator ft Skarra Mucci & Bassface Sacha – Sound The Alarm (Serum remix) – Liondub International – Best Video
DNB Vault – Best Website/Magazine
DNB Radio – Best Radio Show
Respect (LA) – Best Club Night
Bassrush – Best Promoter
Hospitality (Respect) – Best Party
Project 51 – Best Label
AK1200 – Best Producer/DJ East
Gridlok – Best Producer/DJ West
Marcus Visionary – Best Producer/DJ North
Subsonik – Best Producer/DJ South
Machete – Person of the Year
DJ Dara – Lifetime Achievement

Win or lose, nominated or not, we all do our part to push things along and make drum and bass a better place. Hard work and effort are not tallied and displayed by social media recognition but by merit and dedication. US drum and bass is on the rise and it’s not due to a few people listed on a website but as a community as a whole. To everyone out there supporting DNB, keep up the great work. You are the true heroes and winners!