Beatport’s “Best of 2016” Results for Trance Music

Beatport is renowned as the leading source of electronic dance music around the globe. The hub for new releases, carrying an extensive back catalogue of the genre, its results at the end of each year are always ones followed with keen interest by the industry’s stakeholders.

Filtering it through a voted list of the Top 10 Artist’s, Best Selling Tracks, and Best Selling Label’s for each sub-genre, there are certainly notable placings and some interesting findings. Artists were based on fan votes, while the other two were based on sales. Below are three points of interest for trance music:

Top 10 Artists:

01. Armin van Buuren
02. Above & Beyond
03. Aly & Fila
04. Paul van Dyk
05. Ferry Corsten
06. Cosmic Gate
07. Solarstone
08. John O’Callaghan
09. Andrew Bayer
10. The Thrillseekers

10 Selling Tracks (In alphabetical order):

01. Above & Beyond – A.I. (Original Mix)
02. Ferry Corsten – Beautiful (Aly & Fila Remix)
03. Magnus, Simon Patterson – Evoke (Extended Mix)
04. Derb, Mark Sherry, Space Frog – Follow Me (Psyburst Remix)
05. Armin van Buuren, Kensington – Heading Up High feat. Kensington (First State Remix)
06. Orkidea Black – Nana (Jerome Isma-Ae Remix)
07. Lucy Pullin, Simon Patterson – Now I Can Breathe Again feat. Lucy Pullin (Extended Mix)
08. Chris Schweizer – Scorpion (Extended Mix)
09. Alex M.O.R.P.H., Paul van Dyk – We Are (Original Mix)
10. Cosmic Gate – am2pm (Extended Mix)

Best Selling Labels (In alphabetical order):

01. A State Of Trance
02. Amsterdam Trance Records (RazNitzan Music)
03. Anjunabeats
04. Armind (Armada)
05. Black Hole Recordings
06. FSOE
07. Flashover Recordings
08. Outburst Records
09 VANDIT Records
10. Who’s Afraid Of 138?

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