America’s Best DJ: The Last Lap

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Marquee: Sharam plays a special first-to-last set.After 3 months and more than 15 stops along the way, the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times has reached the home stretch. We’ve been in a New York state of mind for the past few weeks, with a pair of consecutive ...

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Kaskade Takes ‘America’s Best DJ’ Title a 2nd Time

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Port Washington, NY – The votes of the fans have all been counted and it’s official: DJ Times magazine and Pioneer DJ are proud to announce that Kaskade has been voted America’s Best DJ for 2013. This is the second time Kaskade has taken home the award—he also won in 2011—and it ...

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#ABDJ2013 Giveaway: Win Passes + Drink Tickets To Dennis Ferrer @ Marquee NY 8/30

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Want to catch 2013 America’s Best DJ nominees Dennis Ferrer and Sleepy & Boo at Marquee New York on August 30th? To promote the 2013 America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ and DJ Times, we have partnered with the club to give away 2 prize packages, each consisting of 2 ...

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America’s Best DJ: Georgia Jams & Full-On Vegas

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Las Vegas – Once again, it’s back to Sin City for another round of shows on the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times. Fast-forward: This weekend finds us doing double-duty at Marquee Dayclub and Nightclub. First up on Saturday, it’s Texas trance kings Tritonal at ...

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Bassnectar Drops Immersive Music Mixtape Side One Before Tour

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America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Bassnectar dropped Immersive Music Mixtape Side One today ahead of the beginning of his recently announced Immersive Music fall tour in September. Immersive Music Mixtape Side One is a 30 minute set including his newly released remix of “Feeling Good” by Nina ...

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New Mix: Sleepy & Boo – “Let’s Go Techno”

America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Sleepy & Boo have released new mix onto the pair’s Soundcloud to coincide with this Friday’s Sleepy & Boo + Friends event at Marquee New York. The aptly titled “Let’s Go Techno” mix is an hour and a half taste of the deep basslines and distant vocal ...

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America’s Best DJ: Mile High & Down in Dixie

Denver – The America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times went Mile High this past weekend and now it looks forward to heading way down in Dixie. In Colorado at the spectacular Red Rocks Amphitheatre for Global Dance Festival this past July 19-21, we caught three days of ...

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America’s Best DJ: Tour & Voting Launch at Movement

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Livestream Alert: Qbert to Talk Skratch!

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America’s Best DJ Victory Tour

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America’s Best DJ: Way Out West

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America’s Best DJ: A Tale of 2 Cities

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America’s Best DJ: A Tale of 2 Cities Las Vegas—As we look ...

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America’s Best DJ: Wet + Wild in Philly & NYC

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America’s Best DJ: Windy City Wildness, Philly Fun

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America's Best DJ Summer Tour Heats UP!

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America’s Best DJ: On the Road for the Homestretch

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ABDJ Tour Report: Desert Heat, Pool Parties & One UFC Champ

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ABDJ Tour Update: After Mass., What’s Next? Vegas, Baby.

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Road Report: Braving T-Storms or Flat Beer, ABDJ Marches On

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ABDJ Leaves The Left Coast, Drops Down to The ATL

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Bass in Your Face in B’more, Double Duty in LA

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ABDJ Tour Launches at Movement, Set to Hit SF & B’more

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ABDJ Winner QBert Takes Home the Golden Mixer

DJ QBert was officially awarded the 2010 America’s Best DJ title this past Saturday, Oct. 2, at Ghostbar in The Palms in Las Vegas. The award show and closing party at the Rain nightclub—with QBert, Scotty Boy and Manufactured Superstars on the decks—culminated the three-month-long event, which ...

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Qbert Wins, DJs Thank God, Allah, etc.

Like a house on fire, the social media network is ablaze as news about Qbert’s victory in the “America’s Best DJ” contest takes flight. Reaction has been one of relief, since DJ Pauly D’s team of social media bunnies have been stuffing ballot boxes in the vote’s waning hours. The reaction ...

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America's Got DJ Talent: Qbert Wins!

The polling stations are closed, the season of handshakes and baby-kissing has drawn to a close, the votes have all been tallied, the bribe money counted, and it’s official: DJ Times magazine and Pioneer DJ announce that DJ Qbert has been voted America’s Best DJ for 2010. The ...

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ABDJ Voting Closes September 6

There are no exit polls, or PACs, but there is plenty of old-school glad-handing, baby-kissing lobbying, so the America’s Best DJ contest, or ABDJ, decides who the best DJ is on merit as well as hustle. Although some people question why their favorite DJs were left off the list of 100, ...

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Pauly D Moving up in the Polls for America's Best DJ

On the heels of the news that Jersey Shore has wrapped filming its third season, we have no doubt that DJ nation will find it distressing that Pauly D is busting a move up in the polls for America’s Best DJ, among the likes of A-Trak, Mixmaster Mike and Wolfgang Gartner. The numbers don’t ...

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Shiftee's "Best DJ" Campaign…

Who’s taking the America’s Best DJ contest seriously? DJ Shiftee, serious as a taco heart attack. Shiftee–a battle jock/turntablist DMC winner who will appear at next week’s DJ Expo, has produced a campaign video, reminding viewers of their patriotic duty in the voting ...

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Rocky Mountain High: America's Best DJ Summer Tour Does Denver

You hear about the Denver city bus driver who drove the wrong way on the Interstate? This weekend, that driver will have plenty of time to check out the America’s Best DJ tour, which hits the Rockies and the Global Dance Festival, because he has no job. Hopefully, he’ll be entranced by ...

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Skribble on Pauly D: "Haters Beware!"

ABDJ nominee DJ Skribble has done much to popularize the role of the DJ. You can argue that without Skribble—the first DJ to spin house music on MTV—there would be fewer DJs, and no Pauly D (some people would prefer that, we know, we know). We asked Skribble about the controversy ...

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A-Trak: "Let your ears guide you"

Of all the ABDJ nominees, A-Trak has made the most of his hustle. His blog, providing insight to the whirlwind life of a traveling DJ, is a must-read. When he graced the cover of DJ Times a couple years ago, he hinted at his career track: “If you’re strictly a scratch DJ, then shows, ...

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ABDJ Nom Morgan Page: "The fan is king"

“America’s Best DJ” nominee Morgan Page got his start on the college radio airwaves.  We asked him who inspires him now. “The new wave of guys. Deadmau5 is still a huge inspiration, even though I started producing earlier than he did. But I love these guys who break the mold and do their ...

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ABDJ nom Rivera's Tips for Climax

What has Robbie Rivera done to join the running for DJ of the Year? Rivera, a house music legend, founded the label Juicy Music, which has mushroomed into a global brand. His remix resume is loaded with A-List artists like Madonna, Pink, Basement Jaxx, and David Guetta, and his diverse ...

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"America's Best DJ" Nominee Moby's Career Aspirations

America’s Best DJ nominee Moby, aka Richard Hall, represents in many ways every DJ’s ultimate dream: to be able to play your music in front of adoring crowds, and to be able to record your music and hand it off to adoring A&R reps. Moby told DJ Times about the power of the DJ. “The... ...

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ABDJ Nom Gervais: "Make your own records, and you'll explode."

Last time we checked in on ABDJ Nominee Cedric Gervais, he was slamming the Euro Lounge in West Palm Beach, while we were making great friends with a bartender named Pedor. We haven’t forgotten either of them. Gervais’ take on Alcatraz’s “Give Me Luv” and George Morel’s “Let’s Take Drugs” ...

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Tommie Sunshine: Lose the Room, Grow as a DJ

Tommie Sunshine re-appears this year on our list of nominees for America’s Best DJ, and with good reason. His Summer Soundtrack Mix ’10 is here, on the heels of a barnburner of an original track, “5 A.M. (A Girl Like You),” while clocking frequent flyer miles every weekend, and in the studio ...

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America's Best DJ Nom: "It's all in the eyes."

America’s Best DJ nominee Sticky Boots has likely inherited a DJ gene—his father was a mobile DJ. “My mobile DJ background has been a huge help, since my experience includes countless parties from 30 to 3,000 people in every genre from Country to Big Band. ” We asked ...

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DJs respond to Pauly D nom for “America’s Best DJ”: “Not!”

As the race for “America’s Best DJ” begins, some DJs have chimed in with their opinions of at least one nominee—MTV’s Jersey Shore well-oiled DJ Pauly D. The response has been spirited. It started with J.R. Hutter, who said: “You guys are out of your mind putting “DJ” Pauly D on the ...

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Movement: America’s Best DJ Tour Revs Motor City

Detroit—Things got wild and a little wet, but once again, Movement rocked it in the Motor City. Held this past Memorial Day weekend in Detroit’s Hart Plaza, the techno-centric festival also served as a massive platform for the launch of the 2010 America’s Best DJ Summer Tour. According to ...

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Are You America's Best DJ?

There’s no doubt that American dance music follows the European lead—sorta’ like when the Dutch and the English ruled the seven seas—but that only obscures the fact that dance music started in the States, in Chicago and Detroit. So why not recognize American DJs in their own rite? We have been, ...

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