The votes are in and, according to some, or to many, Paris Hilton is the Best New Female DJ in the world. She has been given this title by the NRJ DJ Awards, an award show done by French radio station NRJ, according to Dancing Astronaut. The award show started in 2012 and takes place each fall in Monaco. The station also just celebrated the 15th year of its original music awards show, The NRJ Music Awards, in conjunction with TF1, one of the major French-government-owned TV networks.
Voted by fans, Hilton has found herself on top of the game in France. The award show also gave out plaudits to Steve Aoki for Producer of the Year, David Guetta for Best French DJ of the Year, Avicii for Album of the Year for True and Best Male International DJ, Martin Garrix for Best Live Performance and Club Hit of the Year with "Animals" and DJ Oriska for Best Female DJ of the Year.
With Hilton's popularity and polarizing nature in dance music, she might soon be topping that poll, though deadmau5 has an opinion on that.
Should dance music purists be upset about this? No. There appears to be more award shows every year as brands look to out their names by giving awards to artists. But NRJ has more name recognition in Europe and especially in France, where it is the hit radio station.
This year has been the year of Hilton, as she has garnered headlines across the world for her Foam & Diamonds residency at Amnesia in Ibiza and shows around the world. She is also earning mid-six figures for each show. She has become possibly the most polarizing figure for those in the industry who say she is only relying on her name to get herself into the disc jockey booth, and while that is partially true, she has also built a brand that excites fans and packs clubs.
Of course, being the troll that he is, deadmau5 has decided to respond to Paris's big win and took the Twitter to share his thoughts. The tweet is below.
A photo posted by Paris Hilton (@parishilton) on Nov 11, 2014 at 1:48pm PST