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IDMA Winners for the year 1997 presented in 1998

These are the International Dance Music Awards Winners for the Year 1997.
Best
Alternative 12
"Fly" - Sugar Ray (Lava/Atlantic)
Best
Freestyle 12"
"A Little Bit of Ecstasy" - Jocelyn Enriquez (Timber/Tommy Boy)
Best
Hi NRG 12"
"Call Me" - Le Click featuring Kayo (Logic)
Best
House/Garage 12"
"Free" - Ultra Nate (Strictly Rhythm)
Best R&B 12" "You Make Me Wanna" - Usher (LeFace)
Best Rap 12" "Mo Money Mo Problems" - Notorious B.I.G featuring Puff Daddy & Mase (Bad Boys)
Best
Techno/Trance 12"
"Nightmare" - Brainbug (Groovilicious)
Best New
Dance Artist
Solo
Robyn - RCA
Best New
Dance Artist
Group
Daft Punk - Virgin
Best Dance Artist
Solo
Ultra Nate - Strictly Rhythm
Best Dance Artist
Group
Daft Punk - Virgin
Best
Underground 12"
"Spin Spin Spin" - Sneaker Pimps (Virgin Underground)
Best Pop 12" Dance Record "Free" - Ultra Nate (Strictly Rhythm)
Best Dance Video "Around the World" - Daft Punk (Virgin)
Best
Remix Service
DMC
Best Remixer Armand Van Helden
Best Producer Puff Daddy
Best Independent
Record Label
Strictly Rhythm
Best Independent
Record Label
By a Major
Twisted America
Best Major
Record Label
Arista
Best National
Promoter for An Ind't Label
Harry Towers (Popular)
Best National
Ind't Record Promoter
Brad Le Beau - Pro-Motionn
Best Nat'l
Record Promoter
for A Major Label
Danny C - Arista
Best Radio
Mix Show DJ
Bad Boy Bill (WBBM)