The British Interactive Media Association (Bima) has revealed its line-up for the Bima Awards, which celebrate Britain's most innovative and exciting digital work.
Soul and disco DJ Norman Jay, co-founder of the Good Times Sound System, is to headline the industry knees up.
Jay is best known for spearheading the UK acid jazz scene, having established Talkin’ Loud record label alongside Gilles Peterson. In 2002 he was awarded an MBE for services to music.
Back this year by popular demand to host the event is DJ and broadcaster Norman Anderson (or Normski), who has performed at clubs including Ministry of Sound, Fabric, Pacha and Café de Paris, as well as featuring on Kiss FM’s Rap Academy and BBC2 show Dance Energy.
Adam Graham, chair of Bima said: “We’re honoured to have a music legend like Norman Jay MBE headlining the party this year, and delighted to welcome back the brilliant Normski as host. We can’t wait to celebrate the best in British digital on the 17 of September."
Normski, added: “I had a blast hosting the BIMA Awards in 2014, so I’m looking forward to coming back to do the honours again this year.
"It’s great to be part of an initiative which recognises and celebrates creativity, innovation and talent.”
R/GA London leads the list of contenders for this year’s awards, with seven entries in the running. We Are Social follows with six nominations.Other shortlisted agencies include Holler and Leo Burnett, Razorfish, DigitasLBi and Lost Boys.