Flashback: 7 Songs That Defined EDM In 2011

As Grammy weekend approaches, we look back on the evolution of EDM in preparation for this year’s producer-DJ nominees. In 2012, music lovers witnessed a miraculous resurrection of the Best Dance/Electronica categories at the music-based awards show, and as similar pop tracks failed to gain any recognition in these categories, artists such as Avicii, Skrillex and other EDM icons took back the crown by gaining the majority of nominations. Though this formal victory took place in 2012, EDM’s game-changing year was no doubt 2011 when these artists fueled the fire for the genre to become one of the most popular categories in the music industry today. >>>>>