You’ve got two sides of a coin. On one facet is the DJ Magazine Prime 100. On the opposite are the Grammy nominations. The coin, most instances, appears to be flipped by an fool. However like all video games of probability, there are nonetheless a good quantity of people who find themselves within the outcomes.
Each awards/lists are markers of success or recognition in some sense and there may be undoubtedly a level of delight to be gleaned from inclusion on both one, the Grammys a bit greater than the DJ Magazine Prime 100. Nonetheless, plenty of instances, they each appear to be caught prior to now. Take as an example the 2022 Grammy Nominations which noticeably go away Nurture from Porter Robinson off the record. Tsk tsk.
Greatest Dance/Digital Music Album noms are given to Black Espresso, Illenium, Main Lazer, Marshmello, Sylvan Esso, and Ten Metropolis. Recording (aka singles) noms are given to Afrojack & David Guetta, Ólafur Arnalds That includes Bonobo, James Blake, Bonobo (once more) & Completely Huge Extinct Dinosaurs, Caribou, Rüfüs Du Sol, and Tiësto.
A lot of these nominations are legitimate and deserved. Some undoubtedly may have gone to different artists. However hey, that’s how it’s.
One fascinating replace to this yr’s awards, as identified by Variety, “Having each producer, author and featured visitor all of the sudden included within the album and document of the yr classes additionally makes for some fascinating disparities. At one excessive, practically 200 persons are nominated for serving to make [Justin] Bieber’s Justice album; on the different finish of the size, [Billie] Eilish’s Happier Than Ever album sports activities simply 5 nominees for album of the yr.”
You’ll be able to see the total record of nominations here and
Greatest Dance/Digital Recording
Afrojack & David Guetta
Ólafur Arnalds That includes Bonobo
Bonobo & Completely Huge Extinct Dinosaurs
5. YOU CAN DO IT
Rüfüs Du Sol
7. THE BUSINESS
Greatest Dance/Digital Music Album
2. FALLEN EMBERS
3. MUSIC IS THE WEAPON (RELOADED)
5. FREE LOVE
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