The winners of this year's DanceStar Music Awards have been chosen, during the Wednesday March 10th ceremony in Miami. The events was hosted by former Baywatch beauty Carmen Electra alongside other celebrities including Paris Hilton, Yoko Ono, Boy George and Moby.
The night's big winners were Paul Van Dyk who scooped three awards for Best International DJ, Best Event and his collaborative effort with DJ Colette and Felix Da Housecat for Motorola's global advertising campaign won him Best Use Of Music In A TV Commercial. The Crystal Method also ran away with three awards including Best Act, Best Album Legion Of Boom and Best Single Born Too Slow. Renowned DJ duo and Grammy winners Deep Dish took home two awards including the prestigious Best DJ award and Best Compilation. Carl Cox and Frankie Knuckles took to the stage to present Moby with a special award for Outstanding Contribution To Dance Music.
Read on to find out the full list of winners...
Best Chart Act (US) - Madonna
Best Act (US) - The Crystal Method
Best International Act - The Chemical Brothers
Best Album (International) - The Crystal Method, 'Legion Of Boom'
Best Single (International) - The Crystal Method, 'Born Too Slow'
Best Remix (International) - Sander Kleinenberg for Justin Timberlake, 'Rock Your Body'
Best Video (International) - Benny Benassi Presents The Biz, 'Satisfaction'
Best New Artist Album - Audio Bullys, 'Ego War'
Best Compilation - Deep Dish, 'Toronto 025'
Best Movie Soundtrack - 'The Matrix Reloaded'
Best Music DVD - Moby - '18 B-Sides+ DVD'
Best US DJ - Deep Dish
Best International DJ - Paul Van Dyk
Best US Export DJ - Felix Da Housecat
Best US Radio DJ - Jason Bentley - Metropolis (KCRW, Los Angeles)
Best US Breakthrough DJ - Gabriel & Dresden
Best US Celebrity DJ - Paris Hilton
Best US Radio Station - WPYM /Party 93.1
Best Use of Music in a US TV Commercia - Paul Van Dyk / Felix Da Housecat / DJ Colette for Motorola
Best Use of Music in a Computer Game: Grand Theft Auto Double Pack
Best Use of Music in a US TV Show: John Digweed & Nick Muir for 'Spider-Man'
Best US Magazine - Urb
Best US Website - iTunes.com
Best US Club Night - Danny Tenaglia Presents Be Yourself - Fridays@Arc, NY
Best US Club Venue - Cielo - New York
Best US Event - Paul van Dyk at Summerstage 2003 - Central Park, New York
Best US Label - Star 69
Best US Producer - Murk
Outstanding Contribution to Dance Music (US) - Moby (selected by The Dance Music Academy)
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