FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
2012 Stylus Group Announces 7th Annual National Awards Show and SpinFest
- Pioneer DJ Returns As The Official Presenter -
- Stylus Group Announces New Home at the Legendary Danforth Music Hall -
Toronto, ON; February 14, 2012 – Something old and something new collide at the 7th annual 2012 SpinFest and Stylus Awards. A partner since the inception, PioneerDJ returns as the official presenter of the national award show. This exciting night of talent and celebration will be held at a new venue this year, the recently re-opened Danforth Music Hall in the heart ofToronto on Monday, May 28, 2012.
Submissions open at 12 noon EST on February 14, 2012 (today) and will close March 4, 2012 at 11:59pm EST. Interested talent can visit www.stylusgroup.ca for registration forms and a complete list of rules and regulations. The following categories qualify for submissions (all other categories are through nomination by a jury of industry professionals):
- Canadian Dance/Pop Single of the Year
- Artist Mixtape of the Year
- DJ Remix of the Year
- Canadian Hip Hop Single of the Year
- Canadian R&B Single of the Year
- Canadian Producer of the Year
- DJ Mixtape of the Year
Exclaims Mike Zafiris, Stylus Group Inc. Co-founder and Director, “The Stylus Group is incredibly proud to partner once again with the Pioneer team. They have been an invaluable asset and ally, each year working with our team to grow the show to newer and higher levels! Lucky number 7, 2012 is going to be a big year!”
The 4-day conference and festivities assemble the music industry’s most influential tastemakers, fans, and a roster of renowned recording artists, producers, promoters and DJ’s for a dynamic array of events. The focus of each event throughout the weekend is to increase public awareness and celebrate the vibrant club music scene inCanada. Participants shed light on the significant contributions to pop culture and lifestyle made by DJ’s nationwide (conference speakers, specific locations and dates to be announced in the coming months).
“The Stylus Awards and Spinfest remains the premier event to celebrate DJ culture inCanada”, says Mark MacLellan, Senior Product Manager for Pioneer DJ inCanada. “Pioneer DJ is thrilled to once again be the presenting sponsor. The Stylus Group continues to outdo themselves year after year, so our decision to be involved is always an easy one.”
The Stylus Groups is devoted showcasing the vast and incredible talent ofCanada’s emerging music, artistry, and DJ culture, introducing categories including Video of the Year and Breakthrough DJ of the Year (formally Rated Next DJ of the Year).
About The Stylus Group
The Stylus Awards are a unique facet to the DJ and club culture in Canada. As the only institution recognizing the breadth of DJ talent in Canada; Stylus are able to bring a forum that allows DJ’s and Canadian artists to display and perform their talent to the Canadian music industry. The events throughout SpinFest and the Stylus Awards harbour performances, a national music conference, concerts and local events, all allowing Canadian artists and DJ’s to flourish and be recognized. For up to date news, rules, regulations, and submission guidelines of the 2012 Stylus Awards and SpinFest presented by Pioneer DJ please visit: www.stylusgroup.ca.
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For interview opportunities inquiries please contact:
Holly Cybulski / email@example.com / c: 647 405 7633 / o: 647 348 3468