FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LIQUID TODD NAMED 'BEST RADIO DJ'
DANCESTAR USA AWARDS
TO AIR ON
ON MAY 26th, 10:00pm EST
AND TOURING WITH PAUL OAKENFOLD
MIAMI BEACH, FL March 24, 2002 DanceStar USA, The American
Dance Music Awards, made history last night at the spectacular Jackie
Theater with the first ever awards show of its kind in the U.S. Stars,
industry movers and shakers and the adoring public turned out in droves for
what quickly became the highlight of this year's dance music festivities in
The tension was palpable as audience members awaited the results of sixteen
dance music categories, including "Best Album of the Year" which went to
Felix Da Housecat for "Kittenz & Thee Glitz". Other winners included J-Lo
for Best Chart Act, Crystal Method for Best Act, Fatboy Slim's "Weapon of
Choice" for Best Video of the Year, Paul Oakenfold for Best International
DJ, DJ Heather for Best Breakthrough DJ, Kosheen's "Hide U" for Record
of the Year and Liquid Todd for Best Radio DJ.
And now MTV2 presents "Increase the Beat Weekend" - Wall to Wall Music
Videos From May 25-26 With Steadily Increasing Beats Per Minute
"Increase the Beat Weekend" Concludes With a Special Presentation of
DanceStar USA, on May 26 at 10pm EST
Superstar DJ Paul Oakenfold will host the weekend that will feature videos
from a diverse mix of artists from Fatboy Slim to OutKast to the Beastie
Boys to Jay-Z. The whole weekend kicks off on May 25th at 6am ET.
The "Increase the Beat Weekend" will wind up at 10pm ET on May 26th with a
special presentation of DanceStar USA, The American Dance Music Awards
honoring the best DJs, house, dance, and underground music. Performers
include Funky Green Dogs, Kosheen, Timo Maas featuring Kelis, Masters at
Work, Grandmaster Flash, and Green Velvet, reaching 40 million homes.
For additional information, listings and exclusive photos from the night
visit the DanceStar website, www.dancestarusa.com and www.dancepass.net.
Tour dates with PAUL OAKENFOLD
Tue May 28 MYTHOS Charlotte NC
Wed May 29 ELEVEN50 Atlanta GA
Fri May 31 SPIN Miami Beach FL
Sat Jun 1 RED VELVET Orlando Florida
Tue Jun 4 HYPERIA Houston TX
Wed Jun 5 AREA 51 Dallas, TX
Fri Jun 7 JILLIANS Memphis TN
Sat Jun 8 JILLIANS Memphis TN
Sun Jun 9 C M G I FIELD Foxboro MA
Wed Jul 3 C P I Levittown NY
Fri Jul 5 EXIT New York City
Sat Jul 6 ELECTRIC FACTORY Philadelphia PA
Mon Jul 8 EXCALIBER Chicago IL
Full Dancestar Awards Winners List:
Best Chart Artist: J-Lo
Best Act: The Crystal Method
Best International Act: Fatboy Slim
Best Remix: Danny Tenaglia for Depeche Mode's "I Feel Loved"
Album of The Year: Felix Da Housecat, "Kittenz & Thee Glitz"
Best Compilation Album of the Year: Deep Dish, "Moscow"
Best Video: Fatboy Slim, "Weapon of Choice"
Best DJ: Christopher Lawrence
Best Radio DJ: Liquid Todd
Best International DJ: Paul Oakenfold
Best Breakthrough DJ: DJ Heather
Best Club/Club Night: Spundae @ 1015 Folsom, San Francisco
Best Event: Area:One Tour
Record of The Year: Kosheen, "Hide U"
Best Record Label: Astralwerks
Outstanding Contribution to Worldwide Dance Music: Masters At Work
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