** MIXMAG 25TH ANNIVERSARY AWARD - RESULTS**
CREAM WIN BEST CLUB OF THE LAST 25 YEARS' AWARD
Liverpool club Cream' wins award for Best Club Of The Last 25 Years' in Mixmag's 25th Anniversary Awards.
Coinciding with Dance music bible Mixmag's 25th Anniversary, Mixmag asked their readers to vote for their favourite Club, Tune, Dance Act and DJ of the last 25 years. Thousands of dance music fans, clubbers and music lovers voted in the poll and in one of the toughest polls of all, the mighty Cream was crowned Best Club Of The Last 25 Years' beating off competition from the likes of the Hacienda, Fabric, Ministry Of Sound, Gatecrasher and Godskitchen.
The award comes at a fitting time as they celebrate the 10th Anniversary of their annual dance festival Creamfields which takes place this August Bank Holiday weekend.
Other winners include one of this years Creamfields acts Underworld' whose monumental dance anthem Born Slippy (later featured in cult movie Trainspotting) was voted the Best Dance Tune of the past 25 years, beating Massive Attacks' Unfinished Sympathy into second place.
World famous DJ Carl Cox beat stiff competition from Fat Boy Slim, Sasha and Pete Tong to be crowned Best DJ of the past quarter of a century. French dance duo Daft Punk, came out on top in the Best Dance Act category,
On taking the title of best club, Cream's James Barton commented: "Wow! This is truly an amazing honour, especially alongside all the great clubs that were also nominated. As an organisation we are so passionate about what we do, so to think that we would be voted the best club over the last 25 years by the clubbing bible Mixmag makes it all worthwhile. I would like to thank everyone that voted for us, to everyone that has helped us along way, but our biggest thanks has to go the punters who have made Cream so special"
Talking about the Mixmag 25th Anniversary Awards, Mixmag Editor Nick DeCosemo said: "At Mixmag we're so proud to have been at the forefront of dance music and club culture for a quarter of a century. This closely fought and incredibly exciting poll is the crowning glory to our 25th birthday celebrations. Thanks to all those who voted, congratulations to the winners and a massive cheers to anybody who's supported the magazine over the years. Here's to another 25 years of Mixmag mania."
Top 25 Clubs of the last 25 years:
- Fabric / Fabric Live
- The Gallery
Top 25 dance tunes of the last 25 years:
- Underworld 'Born Slippy NUXX'
- Massive Attack 'Unfinished Sympathy'
- Stardust 'Music sounds better with you'
- Energy 52 'Café Del Mar'
- Prodigy 'Smack my Bitch Up'
Top 25 dance acts of the last 25 years:
- Daft Punk
- Chemical Brothers
Top 25 DJs of the last 25 years:
- Carl Cox
- Fat Boy Slim
- Pete Tong