As the party continues, we announce the winners of the International Breakbeat Awards 2012 – presented live on stage by Barry Ashworth and Carl Loben at Cable London on Saturday 25th February.
Plenty of changes this year, with fresh blood taking hold of the top awards, mixed with established names and major players to truly show the diverse nature of the breaks scene.
The big winner this year was the “nicest fella in breaks” Mr A-Skillz, who received his awards for Best Free Track and as more importantly, Best DJ, to rapturous applause!
Best Track – Hyper & Beatman & Ludmilla – Lights (Ayra Recordings)
Best Remix – Krafty Kuts – Lets Go, Lets Ride (Pyramid Remix)
Best Album – Stanton Warriors – The Warriors
Best Label – Ghetto Funk
Best New Label – Diablo Loco Records
Best Producer – Colombo
Best New Producer – Mafia Kiss
Best DJ – A-Skillz
Best New DJ – James D’ley
Best Large Event – Shambhala Festival
Best Small Event – Lowdown & Dirty
Best Website – NuSkoolBreaks.co.uk
Best Radio Station – NSB Radio
Best Radio Show – Lady Waks Show (Radio Record)
Best Free Track – Marlena Shaw – California Soul (A-Skillz Remix)
Outstanding Contribution – The Freestylers
Massive congratulations to all the winners, but all of those nominated should be very proud of themselves to be recognised in such an international music scene. More photos and comment from the night coming soon…