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The first annual Global Spin Awards Set For Next Month

October 22, 2012 by
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Bad Boy Records’ Sean Prez announced the first annual Global Spin Awards recently, an awards show geared toward DJs. During a press conference, the industry executive said that over the years, he’s built a strong and lasting relationship with many DJs and felt it was time for them to have their own version of the Grammys… culiminated with the Global Spin Awards, being held in NYC on November 19th.

Several legends such as DJ Funk Master Flex, Kid Capri, Marley Marl and Clinton Sparks were in attendance to help announce the categories which includes Breakthrough DJ, DJ Coalition of the Year, DJ/Producer, DJ Album of the Year, and more. There are 8 categories in all, as well as four Special Honors categories.

The first annual Global Spin Awards takes place at the New York Times Center on November 19th. For more info, visit

Below is a list of some of the nominees and categories:

Breakthrough DJ
– 33 1/3
– Stevie J
– Quick Silva
– Dimepiece

DJ Coalition of the Year
– Core DJs
– Heavy Hitters
– Nerve DJs
– Hittmenn DJs
– Go DJs

College DJ of the Year
– DJ Hoodrich (University of Mississippi)
– Kid Exp (Maryland Inst. College of Art)
– DJ Dr. Mr (Binghamton University)
– Narkatta (Fashion Institute Technology)
– DJ Stark Nak3D (University Of Michigan)

DJ Entrepreneur
– Funkmaster Flex
– DJ Khaled
– DJ Irie
– DJ Skee
– Tony Neal

– David Guetta
– DJ Khaled
– Nasty
-Ted Smooth
– Statik Selektah

Radio Producer/DJ
– Al b Sylk
– Buck
– Gee Spin
– Tim Westwood
– Big Von

DJ Album of the Year
– Kiss The Ring, DJ Khaled
– Stereo Type, Statik Selektah
– My Awesome Mixtape, Clinton Sparks
– Album Title Goes Here, Deadmau5
– Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites, Skrillex

DJ of the Year
– DJ Camilo
– Funkmaster Flex
– DJ Drama
– DJ Khaled
– DJ Irie
– David Guetta

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