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Nominees announced for 2012 Stylus DJ Awards [News]

Toronto, ON – The list of nominations is here. The 7th Annual Stylus Awards presented by Pioneer DJ is a stage for honouring, acknowledging, and supporting great Canadian musical talents from across the nation. This year, the event includes a long list on multi-talented artists, DJs, and producers who have been nominated* by fans and industry leaders alike for a series of awards and well-deserved recognition. International comedian TRIXX will return to rock the house once again with big laughs and controversial material to host this year’s show. The legendary careers of incredible talents Michie Mee and DJ Bunny will be celebrated as they are inducted into the Hall of Fame.

The HipHopCanada-sponsored Hip-Hop Ain’t Dead It Lives In The North Volume 4 mixtape was nominated in the DJ Mixtape of the Year category thanks to the incredible work from DJ Dames Nellas and Jonathon “Bizz” Brown. It’s the second year in a row that the series has been nominated for a Stylus Award.

* Full nominations list available after the jump link.

“The envelope please, AND The nominees are…”

News: Nominees announced for 2012 Stylus DJ Awards -

The award nominations are based on a bevy of different genres and with voting submissions now closed and the nominees list signed, sealed and delivered, some talents such as Kardinal Offishall, Melanie Fiona, The Weeknd, Drake, 4 Korners, Charlie Brown, Wristpect, T-Minus, Boi 1da, and Noah “40” Shebib have been nominated for categories such as theFan Choice Artist of the Year, Fan Choice DJ of the Year, and the Canadian Producer of the Year to name a few (a complete list of nominees is listed below). With today’s announcement many nominees are celebrating multiple nods including DJ Anchor, (Saskatoon) with 4 nominations, and triple nominees 4 Korners (Toronto), Mike Tomas (Edmonton), Charlie Brown (Toronto), Lissa Monet (Toronto), Dames Nellas (Toronto), and Keith Dean (Montreal).

On May 26, 2012 in Toronto, the Stylus Awards presented by Pioneer DJ will kick-off with the 2012 Spinfest weekend, which is a three-day event showcasing the hottest talents in music nationwide and incredible conference speakers. The weekend of mix n’mingling all lead up to the Awards ceremony as the final premiere event. This celebratory showcase will take place on Monday May 28th at the newly re-designed Danforth Music Hall in Toronto, located at 147 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4K 1N2. Tickets are available for $40 CDN +HST at and will go on sale on Monday, April 16, 2012.

The Nominees

Fan Choice Club DJ of the Year presented by Pioneer DJ

4 Korners – Toronto
Charlie Brown – Toronto
Hedspin – Vancouver
Lissa Monet – Toronto
Wristpect – Toronto
Keith Dean – Montreal

Fan Choice Artist of the Year presented by Pioneer DJ

Kardinal Offishall
Karl Wolf
Melanie Fiona
The Weeknd

Canadian Hip Hop Single of the Year

A-Game – Oh My!
Classified – That Ain’t Classy
Drake ft. Tyga, Lil’ Wayne – The Motto
JD Era – Change ft. Lokz
Kardinal Offishall – Ignorant
P Reign – I Need It All
Reema Major – I’m The One
Rock Da House – For My City Remix

Canadian R&B Single of the Year

Andreena Mill – Key To Your Heart
Ayah – Forgive Me Love
Karl Wolf – Ghetto Love ft. Kardinal Offishall
Kreesha Turner – I Could Stay
Jully Black – Set It Off ft. Kardinal Offishall
Melanie Fiona – 4am
The Weeknd – High For This
Shi Wisdom – Love Speak

Canadian Dance/Pop Single of the Year

Aleesia – Life of the Party
Anjulie – Brand New Bitch
Danny Fernandes – Hit Me Up ft. Josh Ramsey
Dru – Getting It In
JRDN – I Don’t Care
Martin Solveig – Hello ft. Dragonette
Mia Martina – Burning
Raghav – Fire

Club Dance DJ of the Year

4 Korners – Toronto
DJ Anchor – Saskatoon
DJ ClimaxXx – Toronto
DJ Danny D – Toronto
Mike Thomas – Edmonton
DJ Yo C – Montreal

DJ Remix of the Year

Cajjmere Wray – Jennifer Lopez ft. Pitbull – On The Floor (Cajjmere Wray (aka:CCW) Remix)
DJ Christylz – Rock Da House – For My City Remix
DJ DC – Raghav – Fire
EviCtion – Tribute – Disco Reason
Future The Prince – Adele – Someone Like You (Future The Prince Remix)
Kidmyn – Drake ft. Rihanna – Take Care

Canadian Producer of the Year

Arthur McArthur – Tyga – Kings & Queens
Boi-1da – Drake – Headlines
Cirkut – Rihanna – You The One
Illangelo – Drake – Crew Love
Noah “40” Shebib – DJ Khaled ft. Drake, Rick Ross, Lil’ Wayne – I’m On One
T-Minus – Lil Wayne ft. Drake – She Will

Club Reggae DJ of the Year

Blax Dun Da Place – Toronto
Firekid Steenie – Toronto
Little Thunder – Montreal
Spex – Toronto
Tasha Rozez – Toronto
WhiteBwoy – Toronto

Soca DJ of the Year

2 Touch – Toronto
D’Enforcas – Toronto
Jump Up Kingz – Toronto
Junya Menace – Toronto
MarXman – Toronto
Soca Sweetness – Toronto

Radio Mixshow DJ of the Year

DJ ClymaxXx & Mocha – Set It Off – Kiss 92.5 – Toronto
DJ Anchor – Drive Home – Wired 96.3 – Saskatoon
Flipout – 5 O’clock Traffic Jam – The Beat 94.5 – Vancouver
Keith Dean – The Keith Dean Show – K103 – Montreal
Mike Tomas – The 90 Minute Commercial Free HOTmix – Hot 107 – Edmonton
The Angry Kids – The HitFix – Virgin 99.9 – Toronto

Video of the Year

Ayanie Naseem & Getti – Oh My! – A-Game
Aaron A – Rock Paper Scissors – Kreesha Turner
Chris G – Let Me Go – Shaun Boothe ft. Lykke Li
David F Mewa – We Do – Tona
Ken Galloway – Haunted – SonReal ft. Ali Milner
Lamar Taylor & Hyghly Alleyne – Headlines – Drake
Marc Andre Debruyne – Hit Me Up – Danny Fernandes ft. Josh Ramsay& Belly
RT! – Kiss It Bye Bye – Aleesia ft. Big Sean
Sixteen Pads Films – Lonely Girl – muGz
Slakah the Beatchild – Forgive Me Love – Ayah

West Coast DJ of the Year

(British Columbia, Alberta, & Saskatchewan *not including Vancouver)

Ali.Ze – Edmonton
DJ Al V – Calgary
DJ Anchor – Saskatoon
Fresh – Calgary
Mike Tomas – Edmonton
Matt Fossey – Saskatoon

Central DJ of the Year

(Manitoba, Ontario, & Quebec * not including Montreal and Toronto)

Critik – Ottawa
DJ DLO – Winnipeg
Dow Jones – Winnipeg
Drastik – Ottawa
Illo – Ottawa
White Gold – Kitchener

East Coast DJ of the Year

(Nova Scotia, PEI, New Brunswick and Newfoundland)

IV – Halifax
J Ohh – NFLD
Plae Boi – Halifax
NuRock – Newfoundland
Sina – Newfoundland

Vancouver DJ of the Year

DJ Marvel
DJ Seko
DJ P Luv
Rico Uno

Toronto DJ of the Year

4 Korners
Charlie Brown
Lissa Monet

Montreal DJ of the Year

Jo Jo Flores
Keith Dean
Kwite Sane
Special K
Star Q

Breakthrough DJ of the Year

Charlie Brown – Toronto
Dames Nellas – Toronto
DJ Rich A – Vancouver
ISC Nation – Toronto
James Redi – Toronto
J Ohh – NFLD

DJ Mixtape of the Year

Dames Nellas – Hip-Hop Ain’t Dead It Lives in the North Volume 4
Dafunky Situation – Control the Moment
DJ Christylz – The Mega City Mixtape vol. 4 (The T-Dot Meets The Doc)
DJ Mensa – Babygirl: An Aaliyah Retrospective
Dow Jones – Free Trade Agreement
P Plus and Lissa Monet – Love Letters & Broken Hearts Pt. 3

Artist Mixtape of the Year

Ayah & DJ Jazzy Jeff – Back For More
Belly – The Greatest Dream I Never Had
Magnum – I’m G.O.O.D
Raz Fresco – MCMXCV
Reema Major – I Am Legend
Rich Kidd – We On Some Rich Kidd Sh*t Vol 5: Born To Win
Shaun Boothe – Waiting Room
SonReal – Where’s Waldo?
The Airplane Boys – Where’ve You Been
The Weeknd – House of Balloons

Female DJ of the Year

DJ Nora Tones – Toronto
DJ She – Vancouver
DJ Vilify – Montreal
Mel Boogie – Toronto
Tasha Rozez – Toronto
Vivi Diamond – Toronto

Video DJ of the Year

Armed with Harmony (DJ Anchor and Matt Fossey) – Saskatoon
Blind Method – Toronto
DJ Dopey – Toronto
Starski – Toronto

Club MC of the Year

Almighty Chops – Montreal
Bassline (D’Enforcas) – Toronto
Celebrity Dru – Toronto
KidKut – Toronto
MC Linx – Hamilton
Sir Lancelot – Toronto

Underground Hip Hop DJ of the Year

Big Jacks – Toronto
Dames Nellas – Toronto
DJ Fase – Toronto
DJ Law – Toronto
DJ Sage – Vancouver
Marvel – Vancouver

College Radio Show of the Year

DJ Manifest & Flo – Toronto Morning Live – CHRY 105.5 – Toronto
DJ MedicineMan – No Man’s Land – CIUT 89.5 – Toronto
Doe-Ran – Bootlegs & B-Sides – CITR 101.9 – Vancouver
DJ Gnat, Red Worm – Quadrafunk – CKUW 95.9 – Winnipeg
DJ Chedo – The Come Up Show – CHRW94.9 – London
Theo3, DJ Serious & DJ Fase – Stylistic Endeavours – CIUT 89.5 – Toronto

House DJ of the Year

Cyruss Sanchez – Toronto
Dirty Dale – Toronto
Hennie V – Toronto
Joe Ghost – Toronto
JoJo Flores – Montreal
Kevin Shiu – Vancouver

Electro DJ of the Year

A Trak – Montreal
Deadmau5 – Toronto
Jokers of the Scene – Ottawa
Torro Torro – Toronto
Vito V – Montreal
ViVi Diamonds – Toronto

Hall of Fame Inductees

Michie Mee – Artist
DJ Bunny (Calgary) – DJ

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