electronic music The Best DJs in the World

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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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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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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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Skrillex is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Skrillex Dubstep, Piano, Emo

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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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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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Deadmau5 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Deadmau5 Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

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Daft Punk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Daft Punk Electronic music, House music, French house

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Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Calvin Harris Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

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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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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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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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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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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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Alesso is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best DJs in the World

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Carl Cox is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Carl Cox Acid house, Tech house, House music

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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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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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Benny Benassi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Benny Benassi Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

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Above & Beyond is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Above & Beyond Vocal trance, Electronic music, Uplifting trance

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Madeon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Madeon Pop music, Electro house

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Sander van Doorn is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Sander van Doorn Electro house, House music, Electronic dance music

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Moby is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Moby Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

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R3hab is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best DJs in the World
R3hab Trap, Electro house, House music

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

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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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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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Nervo is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Nervo Electronic dance music

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Cosmic Gate is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Cosmic Gate Electronic music, Hard trance, Trance music

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Markus Schulz is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Markus Schulz Trance music, Progressive house music

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