BELGIUM WINS EURODANCEWEB AWARD 2012
Milk Inc wins the 2012 Eurodanceweb Award, thus giving Belgium its second victory to date in the history of this competition. Formed in 1996, Milk Inc is still one of the most popular and prolific dance acts of the Belgian dance scene who released more than 30 singles and a total of 12 albums and greatest hits. Members of this group are the DJ, producers and musician Regi Penxten and the vocalist Linda Mertens.
The winning song “Miracle” was released in the Spring 2012 and was chosen as the title of two big concerts held in the Antwerps Sportpaleis in front of around 25000 people.
At the second highest spot of this year’s chart – compiled by a professionaly jury of more than 150 experts from all over the World – we find another internationally well-know dance project: the Swiss dj Remady with Manu-L and J-Son and their house hit “Single Ladies”, which was one of the best selling singles of the year in their homeland. The Estonian popstar Kerli placed third with “Zero Gravity”, a track released in March 2012 by the American label the Island Def Jam (member of Universal) and peaked at number 6 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Club Songs, thus making Kerli currently the most popular Baltic singer in the U.S.A.
Former Eurovision Song Contest artists like Dima Koldun, Tereza Kerndlova and Alyosha all did very well in the official chart, placing respectively 4th, 14th and 19th. Nikki Ponte, who competed in the 2011 Greek NF, was chosen to represt Cyprus at the 2012 Eurodanceweb Award with the song “Love’s like breathing”, achieving the best result to date for the Mediterranean island: the 5th place.
For the seventh year in a row, readers and fans had the chance to choose their own favourite online through a Poll where a total number of 20230 votes were cast. Winner of this competition was is Ive from Bulgaria win “Sunlight”. We would like to thank you oikotimes.com for being media partners of the event and in particular Luka Popovic who was a member of our professional jury.