Meet The BMAs Nominees: Best Dance Artist

Some songs you belt your heart to, and some just give you beat drops for days.

We’re taking a moment to appreciate the amazing artists that got our feet moving and heads banging to the rhythm.

We’re about to walk you through the Bay Music Awards with Bank of Valletta nominees for the Best Dance Artist category.

On the 14th of May, one person from each of our 8 categories will walk away with the trophy. Who will come out on top at the end of the night? Well, that’s entirely up to you.

Making your decision won’t be easy, but hopefully this article will make it a bit easier or you.

The Best Music Video Award is brought to you by Cynergi Health and Fitness Club 

MICIMAGO

For Micimago, it all started with a very basic music-making software. His curiosity led to some experimentation which led to him getting into electronic dance music.  Fast forward a few years, and you can easily distinguish his sound in any songs he works in. You’ll probably know him for his hit single ‘Place’ with Jolene Samhan and Shaun Axiaq, which made it to our Malta’s Top 10 list.

Apart from his original productions, he is also known for some remixes which he did for other artists. His bootleg for Ira Losco’s “Walk On Water” garnered 25,000 views on Youtube. He also released a remix for house legend Roland Clark alongside Kugene.

J JOY

Starting from his youth JJoy always had a love for music playing in school bands and organizing small parties for his friends. Within one year of getting his first decks, JJoy soon found himself spinning at a couple of local clubs and bars.

JJoy soon found himself on top line ups locally and worldwide with big names like Faithless,Snoop Dog,Flo-Rida,Hardwell, Dimtri Vegas&Like Mike, LMFAO,Rudemental, Afrojack, Rehab, Calvin Harris, La Roux, David Guetta and so many more.

When it comes to production, JJoy is definitely making a good name for himself blending in various elements of dance music finalizing a crisp sound, producing tracks like ‘Lovelife’, ‘Waterfall’ and ‘Love Hangover’.

DEBRII

At just 22-years-old, Daniel Briffa AKA Debrii is one of the island’s youngest, and most promising talents.

Youthful, vibrant and energetic, Debrii’s versatile DJ sets have distinguished him from many other local talents and have developed into a sound unlike any other.

Debrii  has been making waves in the Maltese clubbing scene for the past few years and shows no signs of slowing down. From small, student-organised parties to some of the largest venues on the island, the 22-year-old has headlined at venues such as Gianpula Village, Café Del Mar, Tattingers, La Grotta in Gozo, Havana Complex, Shadow Club & many other local venues.

WHERE IT’S ATT

Two Aussie brothers, originally from Malta. Their exploration into different music genres has landed them in a place which combines various elements of G-House and Dance Music.
Where It’s ATT have released tracks on labels such as EMI and have had official remixes be distributed by Universal Music.
The brothers keep pushing the boundaries for the G-House genre, having been signed as the Official Remixers for Australia’s 2019 Eurovision song, Zero Gravity, released by EMI. They’ve made waves on BBC Radio 1, iHeardRadio and have performed internationally across Europe and Australia.
This year their making their 2020 vision a reality, recently launching their own events. With a stack of new releases and collaborations also on the way, you may want to keep an eye peeled for these two.

Any of these dance artists caught your eye?

You can put in your vote by following this link right here, head over to the each category and cast your vote.

Voting ends May 11th!

The BMAs will be held on the 14th of May, with performances from Malta’s greatest talent. You don’t even have to budge from your comfy sofa seat to watch, as everything will be streamed live and online!

Stay tuned to our Facebook and Instagram pages for more information about the big night!

The Bay Music Awards are Sponsored by Bank Of Valletta

Bay Way Hoodie (Unisex)

Our limited-edition hoodie just dropped. Grab yours now!