The numbers speak for themselves in the 7th Annual Hard Dance Awards powered by Trackitdown.net with over 10,000 votes cast and nearly 4,000 diehard ravers in the building to see Radio One’s Kutski, Tidy Boys, Alex Kidd and Amber D join founder Ed Real on stage at the Atomik Weekender 3 event.
This was the year that the Europeans took over and with votes coming from nearly 100 territories it’s no surprise that the event took on an international dimension. With so much talent in the scene right now each of the categories was hard fought so congratulations to all the winners from us all!
On Monday 8th March 2010, Hard Dance Awards Euphoria compilation album is released by Ministry of Sound Recordings to showcase the incredible sounds rocking the dance planet. Ed Real mixes Best of 2009 disk which is selected from votes cast by the fans and he is joined by BBC Radio One’s Kutski plus Andy Whitby & Technikal. The album is available to buy in all stores and on Trackitdown.net.
The winners of the 7th Annual Hard Dance Awards powered by Trackitdown.net;
Best Track: Showtek ‘World Is Mine’
Best Label: Scantraxx
Best Resident: Brian M & McBunn
Best New Face: Swankie & Kashi
Best One-Off Event: Def Qon One
Best Artist Album: Showtek ‘Analogue Players in a Digital World’
Regional Hero: DJ Tone
Outstanding Contribution: Kutski
Best UK hard DJ: Kutski
Best European hard DJ: Showtek
Best UK hard Producer: Technikal
Best European Hard Producer: Showtek
Best Compilation Album: Goodgreef Xtra Hard
Best Club: Bionic