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Continuously celebrating the culture of DJing and producing Fool’s Gold, TMWRKTHUMP and Noisey have teamed up to present Goldie Awards: a brand new DJ and beat-making competition designed to reflect the genreless, borderless, and limitless nature of music today.

Announced earlier today by A-Trak known as a cultural curator, influential electronic and hip-hop producer, and founder of Fool’s Gold Records, the Goldie Awards is set to take place at the Brooklyn Steel in New York City on September 7th. Dave East has signed on to host the inaugural awards. Accompanying him in the festivities will be judges Diplo, Mannie Fresh, Mija, Just Blaze, Craze, Destructo and The Whooligan.

Starting today, applicants can submit videos online via Instagram and YouTube with the hashtag #GOLDIEAWARDS to be considered for either the Beat Battle or DJ Battle. After the preliminaries, six DJs and six producers will be chosen for the final showdown. The twelve contestants will get their chance to be discovered at the first ever Goldie Awards.

The contest is open to the public and will be the first of its kind to see some of the best names in electronic music discuss their craft and showcase new talent. If you’re looking to flex your skills you can apply now at

Budding contestants can apply now.

Event tickets will go on sale this Friday, June 9th.