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Global Spin Awards to be Held in Los Angeles

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Shawn Prez, Founder of the (L), Andre Harrell and Dave Chappelle

SIXTH ANNUAL GLOBAL SPIN AWARDS NOMINEES & HONOREES ANNOUNCED

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

New York, NY, December 2017 – Today, the Global Spin Awards (GSA), honoring the most dynamic and talented DJ’s from around the world, alongside REVOLT, 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 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 more. The 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.

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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 Kazzanova
DJ Lobo
SANTAROSA
Alex Sensation
DJ C-Lo
INTERNATIONAL DJ OF THE YEAR

Martin Garrix
Steve Aoki

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 JEANIUS
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 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

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