Six weeks ago, Mixcloud and the International Radio Festival launched the inaugural Online Radio Awards 2014 with the objective of recognising outstanding curatorship, production and creative talent within the online radio industry.
Over 20,000 votes have been registered representing Online Radio Shows and Stations from all over the world. 60 Radio Shows and 25 Radio Stations were shortlisted and passed on to a panel of industry judges.
It’s finally been whittled down to two winners (drum rolls please)…
Best Online Radio Show 2014: Solid Steel Radio Show
Best Online Radio Station 2014: NTS Radio
The Solid Steel crew got in touch saying: “Coldcut and the crew are very chuffed to be recognised by Mixcloud with these 2 Awards for our online radio show Solid Steel. Mixcloud is a model of how streaming mixes can work for not just DJs but artists and labels too…nuff respect”
NTS Radio have also said a “massive thanks to everyone involved – especially the listeners and the Dj’s, who make the station what it is”.
Winners of each category:
Online Radio Show:
Best Dance Show: Carl Cox
Best Electronica Show: Solid Steel Radio
Best Funk & Soul Show: Wah Wah 45s
Best Hip-Hop Show: Prince Paul
Best Indie/Alternative Show: Blues Kitchen Radio
Best Jazz Show: Ronnie Scotts
Best Mix Series: Oki-Ni and Resident Advisor
Best Pop Show: The Selector – Runner up of Best Online Radio Show 2014
Best Talk Show: All Things Considered
Best World Show: Gilles Peterson Worldwide
Online Radio Station:
Best Asia/Pacific Station: Base FM
Best EMEA Station: RBMA Radio
Best North American Station: Brooklyn Radio – Runner up of Best Online Radio Station 2014
Best South American Station: Radio Cómeme
Best UK Station: NTS Radio
To see the full shortlist, visit our Online Radio Awards website HERE.