DJ Mag celebrated the best of the UK's homegrown talent at last night's Best Of British awards.
The winners were announced at a ceremony at EGG London and included Fabric, which collected two awards for Best Large Club, and Innovation & Excellence (with Craig Richards also winning Best Resident). The awards were presented by London’s first Night Czar, Amy Lamé.
Elsewhere, Carl Cox (pictured) was awarded Outstanding Contribution (presented by Norman Jay MBE), Annie Nightingale was voted Soldier Of The Scene, DJ EZ picked up Best DJ, The Warehouse Project was awarded Best Club Series, Dusky were chosen as Best Live Act, Lady Leshurr was voted 2016’s Best MC, while Best Live Stream went to Groove Armada.
Each year, DJ Mag’s editorial team choose the five nominees for each category before giving the UK’s clubbers and electronic music fans a chance to make their voices heard with a public vote.
The event featured performances from DJ EZ, Alan Fitzpatrick, Stanton Warriors, Joey Negro, PBR Streetgang, Solardo, Lauren Lo Sung, Denis Sulta, Lee Walker, Randall, Conduct, Fixate w/ Killa P, SCAR, Sir Spyro w/Killa P, and the DJ Mag Allstars.
The full list of winners is as follows:
Best DJ - DJ EZ
Best Breakthrough DJ - Solardo
Best Resident DJ - Craig Richards - Fabric
Best Live Act - Dusky
Best Producer - Bicep
Best Breakthrough Producer - Denis Sulta
Best Label - Knee Deep In Sound
Best Breakthrough Label - 20/20 LDN
Best Large Club - Fabric, London
Best Small Club - Hidden, Manchester
Best Club Event - FUSE
Best Club Series - The Warehouse Project
Best Dance Festival - The Social Festival
Best Boutique Dance Festival - Gottwood Festival
Best Album - Leon Vynehall 'Rojus' [Running Back]
Best Compilation - Joey Negro 'Remixed With Love By Joey Negro Vol. 2' [Z Records]
Best Track - Alan Fitzpatrick 'We Do What We Want' [We Are The Brave]
Best Remix - Lee Walker • Lee Walker 'Freak Like Me (DJ Deeon vs Lee Walker Remix)' [Defected]
Outstanding Contribution - Carl Cox
Best Radio Show - Horse Meat Disco on Rinse FM
Best MC - Lady Leshurr
Best DJ Mag Live Stream - Groove Armada
Soldier of the Scene - Annie Nightingale
Innovation & Excellence - Fabric