Sharon van der Werf
By Sharon van der Werf

After a successful first edition, Hard News and are joining forces again this year for the annual hardstyle election: the Hardstyle Awards 2023. Which artists have been nominated this year? And which events will win the new prizes, ‘Best Indoor Event’ and ‘Best Outdoor Festival’?

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The Hardstyle Awards is an independent competition that honors the most notable artists, labels and promising talents with prestigious awards. No exhaustive list, but honest results based on both your votes and our collected data.

Who has been nominated for this edition? Hard News and have compared the countless votes and data, and the following are the nominees:

The nominees for the Hardstyle Awards 2023

Best Artist

Sub Zero Project

Best Track

Aversion – Activation
Headhunterz & Vertile ft. Sian Evans – Lost Without You (Defqon.1 2023 Closing Theme)
Mutilator – Psychedelics

Best Album

Phuture Noize – From Star to Stardust
Rebelion – The Second Dose
Warface – Rest In Pieces

Best Label

Aggressive Records
Dirty Workz
Gearbox Digital

Best Outdoor Festival

Decibel outdoor
Defqon.1 Weekend Festival
Intents Festival

Best Indoor Event


Most Promising Artist by XXL Nutrition

Dual Damage

Watch the live registration of the Hardstyle Awards Ceremony on January 4, 2024

The winners will be announced during the Hardstyle Awards Ceremony on January 4, 2024 in the Brabanthallen in ‘s Hertogenbosch. Do you want to know who will walk away with the prestigious awards this year? Watch the live registration of the Hardstyle Awards Ceremony on YouTube on January 4, 2024 from 21:00.

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