Sunburn Voted Top 10 Music Festivals In The World

Earlier, Sunburn was awarded the 27th spot in the 2019 ranking of 50 festivals


Asia’s largest dance music festival Sunburn has been voted the World’s Top 10 Festival in the world in the acclaimed DJ Mag Top 100 Festivals Poll 2022.

The Indian dance music festival now joins the ranks of festival majors such as Creamfields, Tomorrowland, Coachella, Glastonbury, Awakenings and Ultra Music Festival, superseding the likes of Lollapalooza, Burning Man, Electric Zoo, Boom, Don’t Let Daddy Know to arrive in the coveted Top 10 spot this year.

Earlier, Sunburn was awarded the 27th spot in the 2019 ranking of 50 festivals and has noteworthily ascended to the 10th spot this year in the 2022 ranking of 100 festivals.

In the first poll since 2019, and returning as a Top 100 as opposed to the previous list of 50, over 100,000 verified votes were counted in the 2022 Top 100 Festivals poll from the 5th to the 26th of October 2022.

Since its inception in 2007, India’s Sunburn Festival has pushed the boundaries of production, artist curation and fan experiences. The festival giant has executed over 1000 events across India over 15 years with an unbeatable track record of more than 2 million fan attendance.

Speaking about the recognition, Karan Singh, CEO, Sunburn states, “This is an incredibly milestone moment for us and the entire dance music community of India. We are humbled that our festival has garnered such an important feat as we enter the 16th year of our festival. We are extremely grateful for all the love and support we have received over the years; we could never have done this on our own. A big shout out to all fans, artists, government authorities, brand partners and the DJ Mag team, it means a lot!”

Dimitri Vegas Like Mike state, “We have a long-lasting relationship with India and Sunburn! It’s one of our favourite places to go!”

Lost Frequencies state, “The energy & love I always get during my sunburn shows is so amazing! That’s also the reason why I always try to do something extra special like the remixes”

Vini Vici state, “Sunburn is an amazing festival with massive vibes! It's always a huge pleasure to perform and enjoy with our Indian fans.”

You can see the Top 20 Festival poll results below. The poll will return this year in late April.

1. Tomorrowland, Belgium

2. Ultra Music Festival, USA

3. EDC Las Vegas, USA

4. Creamfields North, UK

5. Exit, Serbia

6. Glastonbury, UK

7. Awakenings, Netherlands

8. Coachella, USA

9. Untold, Romania

10. Sunburn, India

11. World Club Dome, Germany

12. Kappa FuturFestival, Italy

13. Lollapalooza, USA

14. Sónar, Spain

15. Parklife, UK

16. Timewarp, Germany

17. Parookaville, Germany

18. Burning Man, USA

19. Dekmantel, Netherlands

20. Mysteryland, Netherlands

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