DJ Mag Announces “Best of North America” Winners For 2023

The votes for DJ Mag’s yearly Best of North America awards have been tallied and the results are now in.

This year’s list includes plenty of industry heavyweights and breakthrough individuals across multiple categories including Best DJ, Producer, Festival, Track, Album, and more.

Fans around the world gave bass-heavy festival-favorite Subtronics the award for Best DJ, while psychedelic piano wiz LP Giobbi earned the title of Best Producer. 

Multi-genre spinning, Bronx native Anna Morgan won Breakthrough DJ and HoneyLuv received the Breakthrough Producer award for her hip-hop and R&B-influenced sound.

Further winners include John Summit’s Off The Grid Recordsrebrand pending—for Breakthrough Label, Shambhala Music Festival for Best Festival, and Brooklyn’s Avant Gardner for Best Large Club.

Check out the complete list of DJ Mag’s Best of North America winners below:

Best DJ: Subtronics

Breakthrough DJ: Anna Morgan

Best Producer: LP Giobbi

Breakthrough Producer: Honeyluv

Best Live Act: ODESZA

Best Label: Magic City

Best Breakthrough Label: Off The Grid Records

Outstanding Contribution: The Lot Radio

Underground Hero: Waajeed

Best Track: “Kilo” – The Martinez Brothers, Tokischa

Best Remix: “Manchild (TOKiMONSTA Remix)” – Sia, TOKiMONSTA

Best Album: Quest For FireSkrillex

Best Compilation: Homecore! Miami All-Stars

Best Large Club: Avant Gardner, Brooklyn, NY

Best Small Club: Hardpop, Juarez, Mexico

Best Club Event/Event Series: The Bunker New York

Best Festival: Shambhala Music Festival

Best Boutique Festival: Bass Coast


Featured image from Subtronics. Credit: Andrew Freeman.

Written by
Peter Volpe

Journalism student at The Ohio State University with a passion for culture and fat basslines.

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