Mark Knight, deadmau5 & More Recognized at EDMAwards 2024 [See Complete List]

In the sun-drenched city of Miami, the Electronic Dance Music Awards (EDMA) once again rolled out its annual celebration, highlighting the exceptional talents and groundbreaking achievements within the electronic music sphere. Founded by the legendary radio personality Sean ‘Hollywood’ Hamilton, this year’s event was nothing short of spectacular, featuring appearances from industry titans such as Kaskade and deadmau5.

The festivities were further enhanced by special performances from the dynamic duo Bonnie X Clyde, Kx5 (Kaskade & deadmau5) among others, demonstrating the event’s commitment to showcasing a wide array of electronic music styles. The gathering in Miami not only served as a focal point for recognizing excellence within the genre but also as a vibrant showcase of the community and culture that electronic music fosters.

As the event unfolded, the spotlight turned to the announcement of winners across various prestigious categories, marking a pinnacle moment at the EDMA’s. These accolades, including Dance Song Of The Year, Dance Radio Song Of The Year, and the revered Icon award, among many others, were eagerly anticipated by attendees and fans alike, representing a pinnacle of achievement in the electronic music world.

The awards ceremony was a reflection of the year’s musical trends, innovations, and the artists who have excelled in engaging audiences worldwide. It showcases the diverse and dynamic nature of electronic music, from the depths of underground clubs to the main stages of global festivals, celebrating the artists, producers, and DJs who have left an indelible mark on the industry over the past year.

Among the awards, the Icon and Legend accolades stand out, awarded to Mark Knight and deadmau5, respectively, highlighting their immense contributions to the fabric of electronic music. Mark Knight, a figure synonymous with the evolution of house music, has consistently pushed the boundaries with his unique sound, blending classical techniques with modern electronic flair, thus forging a path for future generations of artists.

deadmau5 renowned for his iconic helmet and visually enthralling live shows, has been a pivotal figure in popularizing electronic music, blending intricate productions with a flair for the theatrical. These awards not only recognize their musical contributions but also their ability to inspire and influence both peers and fans, solidifying their statuses as pillars of the electronic music community.

The EDMA’s are renowned as the quintessential awards show for electronic music, bringing together the genre’s most celebrated figures. The event is a stark showcasing to the enduring appeal and growing influence of electronic music, serving as a grand celebration of its artists, innovations, and community.

It’s a gathering that transcends mere awards, symbolizing the unity and vibrancy of the electronic music scene, from seasoned veterans to rising stars. The EDMA’s offer recognition but also serve as an incubator for the next wave of musical evolution, fostering connections and collaborations that continue to push the genre forward.

The winners of this year’s EDMA’s represent a diverse tapestry of sounds and talents that define the current state of electronic music. From John Summit & Hayla’s emotive “Where You Are” clinching the Dance Song Of The Year to David Guetta, Anne-Marie, Coi Leray’s catchy “Baby Don’t Hurt Me” securing the Dance Radio Song Of The Year, each winner reflects the genre’s broad appeal and versatility. Notable awards such as Male and Female Artists Of The Year were bestowed upon Kaskade and HALIENE, respectively, recognizing their exceptional contributions to the music and culture.

The recognition of Vintage Culture as Producer Of The Year and Alan Walker’s “Walkerworld” as Album of the Year highlights the creative boundaries being pushed within the industry. Additionally, Armada Music’s win as Label Of The Year underscores the role that record labels play in nurturing and promoting talent within this ever-expanding musical domain.

The EDMA’s once again proved to be a cornerstone event for the electronic music industry, celebrating the achievements and breakthroughs of the past year while setting the stage for future innovations. The event not only honored the diverse array of talents within the electronic music scene but also reaffirmed the genre’s position as a powerful and unifying force in the global music landscape.

As the community looks ahead, the EDMA’s serve as a reminder of the passion, creativity, and resilience that drive electronic music forward, ensuring its place at the forefront of musical evolution and cultural relevance. The anticipation for next year’s event is already building, promising more exceptional music, groundbreaking performances, and a continued celebration of the artists who make electronic music a pivotal part of our lives.

For those eager to delve into the full spectrum of this year’s celebrated talent, the complete list of EDMA winners is presented at the bottom of this article. Whether you’re a die-hard fan or a curious newcomer, this comprehensive rundown offers a detailed glimpse into the artists and productions that have shaped the electronic music scene, in particular, over the past year.


Dance Song Of The Year
John Summit & Hayla – Where You Are

Dance Radio Song Of The Year
David Guetta, Anne-Marie, Coi Leray – Baby Don’t Hurt Me

Male Artist Of The Year

Female Artist Of The Year

Vocalist Of The Year

Club DJ of The Year
Steve Aoki

Dance Radio Artist of the Year
David Guetta

Producer Of The Year
Vintage Culture

Album of the Year
Alan Walker – Walkerworld

House Song Of The Year
Noizu & Westend & No/Me – Push to Start

Music Video Of The Year
Eliza Rose, Calvin Harris – Body Moving

Label Of The Year
Armada Music

Breakthrough Artist of the Year

Breakthrough Artist of the Year (Trance)
Tim Clark

Breakthrough Artist of the Year (Bass)

Best Collaboration
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike & Tiësto & Dido & W&W – Thank You (Not So Bad)

Tech House Song of the year

Tech House Artist Of The Year


Dance / Electro Pop Song of the Year
Frank Walker (Ft. Ella Henderson) – I Go Dancing

Best Fan Army
Alan Walker – [Walkers]

Dubstep Artist Of The Year

Favorite Nightclub Residency (U.S.)
Steve Aoki – HQ, Atlantic City

Nightlife DJ Of The Year
Stoon – NYC

Best Radio Show
Armin van Buuren – A State of Trance

Best Performance
KSHMR – UNTOLD Music Festival, Romania 2023

Best Instrumental Non-Vocal Release
Alan Walker – Dreamer

Techno Artist of the Year
Charlotte de Witte

Techno Song of the Year
Hardwell, Maddix, Luciana – ACID

DnB (Drum and Bass) Song of the Year
Chase & Status, Bou- Baddadan (Ft. IRAH, Flowdan, Trigga & Takura)

DnB (Drum and Bass) Artist of the Year
Chase & Status

Best B2B
James Hype B2B MEDUZA – New Years Eve, Echostage

Main Stage/Festival Song of the Year
Martin Garrix & Sentinel (Ft. Bonn) – Hurricane

Favorite Festival Series (U.S.)
Breakaway Festival

Mashup Of The Year [Presented by Digital Music Pool]
Fast Car x Drive (Switch Disco Edit)

Mashup Artist of the Year [Presented by Digital Music Pool]
Anthem Kingz

Remix Of The Year [Presented by Digital Music Pool]
Jain – Makeba (Ian Asher Remix)

Remixer Of The Year [Presented by Digital Music Pool]
Sak Noel

Rising Remixer Of The Year [Presented by Digital Music Pool]
Cheyenne Giles

Best Down Tempo Turned Up [Presented by Digital Music Pool]
Illenium – Luv Me A Little (BONNIE X CLYDE Remix)

Remix Rewind [Presented by Digital Music Pool]
Aqua – Barbie Girl (Tiësto Remix)

Rising Mashup Artist Of The Year [Presented by Digital Music Pool]
Even Steve

Best Use Of Sample [Presented by Digital Music Pool]
David Guetta, Anne-Marie, Coi Leray – Baby Don’t Hurt Me

Remake Of The Year [Presented by Digital Music Pool]
Cash Cash, Taylor Dayne – Tell It To My Heart

Mixshow DJ Of The Year (Top 40 / Dance) [Presented by Total Smash]
DJ GQ (Y100 Miami)

Radio Remixer Of The Year [Presented by Digital Music Pool]

Icon Award
Mark Knight

Legend Award




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