Miami Beach, the epicenter of dance music and with its electrifying nightlife has once again been rightly chosen to host this year?s DanceStar USA Awards on Wednesday 19th March,as part of the Miami Winter Music Conference. Since its launch in London in 2000, DanceStar has become one of the world?s largest dance music awards platforms with shows in London, U.S.A and Asia.
Dirty Vegas, Paul Oakenfold and DJ Sammy are the top nominations for this year's DanceStar USA awards. Dirty Vegas received five award category nominations including Record of the Year and Best Album, while Spain's DJ Sammy scoops three.Oakenfold has been nominated in four categories including Best International DJ and Best Act.
This year the event has won the approval of the mayor of Miami, declaring that DanceStar can stage this year?s awards ceremony live on the beach in Lummus Park, close to the legendary Ocean Drive.
Other categories include ?Best Compilation?, ?Best Event?, ?Best Club?, and ?Best Movie Soundtrack?. A further ten award categories have been added this year including ?Best Use of Music in a Commercial?, ?Best New Artist Album? and ?Best Celebrity DJ? for which Wesley Snipes receives a nomination.
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