It wouldn't be right to host something titled the without paying proper homage to Detroit techno and its founders - and producer Paul Oakenfold knows it.

The EM Awards have announced 'The Detroit Dock', an entire arena the awards show meant to celebrate and showcase the legends that helped to pioneer electronic music as we know it today. Performances from Detroit legend himself Juan Atkins, Delano Smith, Robert Hood as Floorplan and The Saunderson Brothers will be hosted in the arena on September 21.

The awards show will be broadcasted live on Twitter and also on Sirius XM Radio. Find a list nominees and categories .

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