The best of Dubai nightlife: The Hype Awards 2016 winners

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Here are the Hype Awards 2016 winners – the best of the best of UAE nightlife. Consider this your definitive list on where to go and who to see.

Our sister mag Hype lives, breathes, sleeps (and repeats) all things nightlife in the emirates.

If there’s a new bar you need to check out, they’re all over it. An-undiscovered-yet-totally-worth-seeing DJ visiting? They know all about them before anyone else does.

And so this list of winners, hand picked by the Hype team as the best of UAE nightlife should be your definitive guide to where to go on what night for the rest of the year…

THE HYPE AWARDS 2016 WINNERS

BEST LADIES’ NIGHT

She’s With Us at TribecaTribeca web

BEST LIVE VENUE

The Music Room at The Majestic HotelThe Music Room web

BEST FESTIVAL

Groove On The Grass at Emirates Golf ClubGroove on the Grass web

BEST CONCERT/SHOW

Florence & The Machine at du Arena

BEST NEW BAR

The Pub Inside Stereo Arcade at Double Tree by Hiltonstereo arcade web

BEST BAR

McGettigan’s at Bonnington Hotel (JLT)McGettigans

*READ THE FULL LIST OF 2016 NOMINEES HERE*

BEST BEACH VENUE

Blue Marlin at Ghantoot Al Jazira Island HotelBlue Marlin web

BEST CLUB

Cirque Le Soir at The Fairmont HotelCirque web

BEST URBAN NIGHT

Hip Hop Chic Mondays at Cirque Le SoirCirque - hip hop

BEST BASS NIGHT

Karak Beats at Velocity, JW Marriott Marquis HotelKarak Beats web

BEST HOUSE/TECHNO NIGHT

Plus Minus at Level 41, Media One HotelPlus Minus web

BEST OF THE REST

Deep Crates Cartel at various venuesDeep Crates web

BEST INTERNATIONAL SET

Octave One at Analog Room’s Finest FridayOctave

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION

Charl Chaka (House of Afrika/Infusion)Charl Chaka

BEST LOCAL RECORD LABEL

Bootleg Social

BEST LOCAL BAND/ACT

Carl & The Reda MafiaCarl & The Reda Mafia web

BEST PRODUCER

Moe Turk

BEST BREAKTHROUGH DJ

Bachir Salloum

BEST DJ

Frederick Stone