November of 2012 brought about a historic event in the music industry with the 1st Annual Global Spin Awards. Dedicated to working DJs who through their dedication to bringing new music and artists to listeners across the globe, this was the first ever entertainment industry award show dedicated to Disc Jockeys.
Bad Boy Records executive, Shaw Prez, created the 1st Annual Global Spin Awards to recognize notable DJs from across the globe for their accomplishments and achievements within the music and entertainment industries. Sway Calloway, Executive Producer for MTV News and Sirius XM Radio as well as Shade 45 morning show host emceed the event.
“I am extremely honored to have been part of a historic event honoring the back bone of the entertainment industry, “The DJ” says Global Spin Awards Shawn Prez, according to the post-event press release.
Events for the evening included a live performance from soul singer Marsha Ambrosius and a closing ceremony to honor the DJ legend Grand Master Flash of the famed hip-hop group The Furious Five.