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Armada Music
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FoundedJune 2003; 15 years ago (2003-06)[1]
FounderArmin van Buuren, Maykel Piron, David Lewis
Genre
Country of originNetherlands
LocationAmsterdam
Official websitewww.armadamusic.com

Armada Music is a Dutch independent record label that specialises in releasing electronic music.[1][2][3] The name Armada derives from the first two letters of the founders' first names: Armin van Buuren, Maykel Piron and David Lewis.[1]

As of December 2015, the label had won the "Best Global Record Label" award for five years in a row at the International Dance Music Awards (IDMA's).[3] Armada received two nominations at the 2014 IDMAs.[4] The Academy of Electronic Music, a joint venture between Armada, Google, Point Blank, and DJ Mag, was the recipient of the 'People's Voice Award' at the 2014 Webby Awards.[5] In 2016, Armada Music was one of the 21 labels nominated for the IMPALA FIVEUNDERFIFTEEN[6] campaign shining a light on Europe's most inspiring young labels. The label received the IMPALA Young Label Spotlight Award.[7]

Sublabels[edit]

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Former sublabels[edit]

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Signed artists[edit]

Artists currently signed by Armada Music include:[11]

Other artists[edit]

Note: These are artists who have released tracks through the label, including artists that were previously signed by the label.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "About – Armada Music". Armada Music.
  2. ^ "A night in the life". Time Out. Archived from the original on 2009-01-26. Retrieved 2008-06-15.
  3. ^ a b Papadatos, Markos. "Meet Maykel Piron: Co-Founder and CEO of Armada Music SPECIAL". Digital Journal. Retrieved 30 April 2016.
  4. ^ "31st Annual International Dance Music Awards – Winter Music Conference 2016 – WMC 2016". Winter Music Conference.
  5. ^ "GOOGLE, ARMADA, POINT BLANK, DJ MAG: ACADEMY OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC". Webby Awards. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
  6. ^ "IMPALA Young Label Spotlight". Impala.
  7. ^ "FIVEUNDERFIFTEEN: Armada Music (The Netherlands)". The Independent Echo.
  8. ^ "Labels – Armada Music". Armada Music.
  9. ^ a b "Armada Music B.V. - CDS and Vinyl at Discogs". Discogs.
  10. ^ "Labels – Armada Music". Armada Music.
  11. ^ https://www.armadamusic.com/artists

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