Canadian DJs honoured at 2010 Stylus DJ Awards (Winners List) [News]
Toronto, ON – The sold out Stylus DJ Awards was the place to be this past Monday evening as the Canadian hip-hop industry descended upon the Queen Elizabeth Theatre at the Canadian National Exhibition Grounds to recognize DJs from across the country. HipHopCanada is happy to bring you the Stylus DJ Award winners along with a quick recap of the night’s performances. We’ll have more detailed coverage coming soon but for now click the jump for the winners.
Radio Mixshow DJ of the Year – P-Plus
Soca DJ of the Year – Soca Sweetness
Reggae DJ of the Year – Fire Kid Steenie
Mixtape DJ of the Year – DJ Wristpect
Canadian Producer of the Year – Boi-1da
Hip-Hop Single of the Year – Drake for “Best I Ever Had”
Club DJ of the Year – Ill Kidz
Female DJ of the Year – DJ Lissa Monet
R&B Single of the Year – Melanie Fiona for “Kill Me”
For a complete list of winners visit http://www.stylusgroup.ca.
As far as the performances, here is a quick recap to get you started. HipHopCanada’s Chantle Beeso will hit you up with a more in-depth review on Wednesday. A-Game opened the show performing their new single “Airplanes”. Karl Wolf later performed his single “Yalla Habibi” and most notably, Belly closed the show with a crazy new remix to his single “Hot Girl” this featuring Mayhem Morearty and Parma Court’s Big Lean. Canadian rap superstar Drake was in attendance and was the target of a lot of playful jabs from host Trixx. Drake predictably won Hip-Hop Single of the Year.
In his acceptance speech he took time to shout-out and thank the many Toronto artists that he has worked with in the past including Slakah The Beatchild and JD Era. He finished his acceptance speech by saying “if you can’t show your face in this room, then there’s a problem.” Whether or not this was directed at anyone specific is unknown but as far as we know, Page was not in attendance.
Stay tuned for more Stylus DJ Awards coverage on HipHopCanada!
Written by Jonathon “Bizz” Brown for HipHopCanada
Tags: Stylus DJ Awards
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