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List Rules Vote up and add all of your favorite DJs of all time, but your votes should be based solely on the performance of their sets.

This list is a ranking of the top DJs in the world right now. So, who are the best DJs working today? It’s a crowdranked list, which means everyone gets to determine these rankings of the best in the biz. Who are the best DJs working today? There are a lot of great house, trance, drum and bass, dubstep, and techno DJs making names for themselves, but it is up to you to help determine the best DJ in today’s scene. Who are the greatest performing live now? If you don’t see your favorite DJ as one of the top 10 DJs on this list, than make sure to start your own contributing list. This list doesn't include electronic bands like The Chemical Brothers or Prodigy who also perform from DJ sets.
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Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Tiësto Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

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+ - 4,877 2,635
Armin van Buuren is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Armin van Buuren Vocal trance, Electro house, Neo-trance

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+ - 4,558 2,153
Avicii is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Avicii Electro house, Alternative dance, House music

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+ - 3,696 2,196
Skrillex is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Skrillex Dubstep, Piano, Emo

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+ - 4,405 2,403
David Guetta is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best DJs in the World
David Guetta Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

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+ - 3,478 2,112
Swedish House Mafia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Swedish House Mafia Dubstep, Euro-trance, Tech house

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+ - 3,037 2,197
Joel Thomas Zimmerman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Joel Thomas Zimmerman Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

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+ - 2,790 1,671
Daft Punk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Daft Punk Electronic music, House music, French house

9
+ - 3,004 1,429
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Calvin Harris Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

10
+ - 2,883 1,582
Afrojack is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Afrojack Hip hop music, Pop music, Tech house

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Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best DJs in the World

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+ - 2,753 541
Martin Garrix is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Martin Garrix Electro house, Progressive house, Microhouse

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+ - 2,070 1,443
Steve Aoki is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Steve Aoki Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

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+ - 1,429 1,476
Paul van Dyk is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Paul van Dyk Pop music, House music, Electronic dance music

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+ - 1,235 533
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Zedd Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

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+ - 1,076 1,144
Carl Cox is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Carl Cox Acid house, Tech house, House music

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+ - 1,125 784
Alesso is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best DJs in the World

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+ - 1,150 1,158
Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Kaskade Dubstep, Lounge music, Deep house

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+ - 1,234 1,078
Axwell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Axwell Acid house, Deep house, Electro house

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+ - 1,049 1,093
Above & Beyond is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Above & Beyond Vocal trance, Electronic music, Uplifting trance

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+ - 1,318 1,200
Benny Benassi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Benny Benassi Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

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+ - 1,040 823
Diplo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Diplo Hip hop music, Dubstep, Dancehall

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+ - 1,018 694
Nicky Romero is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best DJs in the World

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Sebastian Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Sebastian Ingrosso House music, Progressive house music

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dimitri vegas & like mike is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best DJs in the World
dimitri vegas & like mike

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+ - 819 1,065
ATB is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best DJs in the World
ATB Balearic beat, Electronic dance music, Drum and bass

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+ - 749 750
The Chemical Brothers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best DJs in the World
The Chemical Brothers Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

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+ - 831 802
Dash Berlin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Dash Berlin Trance music

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Steve Angello is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Steve Angello Tech house, Electro house, House music

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Paul Oakenfold is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Paul Oakenfold Acid house, Balearic beat, Electronic music

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+ - 634 693
Eric Prydz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Eric Prydz Tech house, Electro house, House music

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Fatboy Slim is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Fatboy Slim Rave music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

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+ - 654 647
The Prodigy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best DJs in the World
The Prodigy Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

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+ - 580 503
W & W is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best DJs in the World
W & W Trance music, Progressive house music, Tech trance

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Ferry Corsten is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Ferry Corsten Electro, House music, Trance music

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Porter Robinson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Porter Robinson Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

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+ - 548 932
Justice is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Justice Dance-punk, Rock music, Indietronica

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+ - 642 835
Fedde Le Grand is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Fedde Le Grand Acid house, Tech house, Electronic music

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+ - 567 666
Sander van Doorn is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Sander van Doorn Electro house, House music, Electronic dance music

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+ - 333 402
Madeon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Madeon Pop music, Electro house

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+ - 346 202
R3hab is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best DJs in the World
R3hab Trap, Electro house, House music

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+ - 438 603
Moby is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Moby Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

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+ - 548 852
Pendulum is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Pendulum Darkcore, Rock music, Electronic music

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+ - 242 293
Nero is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Nero Dubstep, Synthpop, Electronic music

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+ - 440 683
Infected Mushroom is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Infected Mushroom Industrial rock, Electronic music, Electro house

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+ - 461 671
DJ Shadow is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best DJs in the World
DJ Shadow Hip hop music, Trip hop, Electronic music

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+ - 371 482
Cosmic Gate is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Cosmic Gate Electronic music, Hard trance, Trance music

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+ - 466 609
Markus Schulz is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Markus Schulz Trance music, Progressive house music

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+ - 237 240
Nervo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Nervo Electronic dance music

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+ - 436 616
Bassnectar is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Bassnectar Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electronic dance music