Why an awards for dubstep? The last few years have been exceptional for dubstep music. Obviously it’s not our intention to start any competition between the diversity within dubstep, yet we feel it’s important to have a representative awards for dubstep in which the community is able to participate and vote.
The “Dubstep Awards 2017″ should be considered as a summary of the past year rather than a real competition. Together with the expertise of our partners Unearthed Sounds, JunoDownload, /r/realdubstep and Cygnus Music, we carefully selected nominees in ten categories. As you might remember, the past three years we hosted our own annual awards for which we strictly nominated content we promoted on our own platform. This year we want to expand the concept and nominate all relevant content within dubstep. In analogy to what Dubstep Forum did back around 2010, we present the Dubstep Awards 2017 together with a respected and independent team. For each category we first put together a long list. Then we properly considered each individual nominee to make sure the final shortlist of nominees in each category would be representative for 2017. We believe this is an entertaining way to re-discover your favourites and find out what you’ve missed in 2017. Via this way we also aim to expose the original dubstep sound to a wider crowd.