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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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5,532 2,774
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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2
4,935 2,680
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

3
4,618 2,190
Avicii is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Avicii Electro house, Alternative dance, House music

4
3,750 2,237
Skrillex is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Skrillex Dubstep, Piano, Emo

5
4,463 2,438
David Guetta is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best DJs in the World
David Guetta Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

6
3,516 2,138
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

7
3,074 2,220
Deadmau5 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Deadmau5 Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

8
2,842 1,688
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
3,046 1,448
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Calvin Harris Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

10
2,907 1,608
Afrojack is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Afrojack Hip hop music, Pop music, Tech house

11
2,664 793
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best DJs in the World

12
2,829 555
Martin Garrix is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Scandinavia14 added Martin Garrix Electro house, Progressive house, Microhouse

13
2,102 1,456
Steve Aoki is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Steve Aoki Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

14
1,437 1,489
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

15
1,261 539
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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16
1,090 1,154
Carl Cox is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Carl Cox Acid house, Tech house, House music

17
1,137 792
Alesso is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best DJs in the World
MarioArley added Alesso

18
1,157 1,167
Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Kaskade Dubstep, Lounge music, Deep house

19
1,251 1,085
Axwell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Axwell Acid house, Deep house, Electro house

20
1,056 1,106
Above & Beyond is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Above & Beyond Vocal trance, Electronic music, Uplifting trance

21
1,060 832
Diplo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Diplo Hip hop music, Dubstep, Dancehall

22
1,324 1,209
Benny Benassi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Benny Benassi Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

23
950 897
Sebastian Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Sebastian Ingrosso House music, Progressive house music

24
1,025 704
Nicky Romero is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best DJs in the World

25
974 447
dimitri vegas & like mike is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best DJs in the World
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26
821 1,073
ATB is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best DJs in the World
ATB Balearic beat, Electronic dance music, Drum and bass

27
762 753
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

28
835 809
Dash Berlin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Dash Berlin Trance music

29
704 759
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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30
685 806
Paul Oakenfold is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Paul Oakenfold Acid house, Balearic beat, Electronic music

31
640 697
Eric Prydz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Eric Prydz Tech house, Electro house, House music

32
708 775
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

33
657 650
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

34
581 507
W & W is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best DJs in the World
devil_95_xp added W & W Trance music, Progressive house music, Tech trance

35
630 758
Ferry Corsten is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Ferry Corsten Electro, House music, Trance music

36
325 305
Porter Robinson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best DJs in the World
nananabababa12345 added Porter Robinson Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

37
552 935
Justice is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Justice Dance-punk, Rock music, Indietronica

38
644 839
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

39
570 668
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

40
333 407
Madeon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Madeon Pop music, Electro house

41
351 205
R3hab is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best DJs in the World
PaulMatcorn added R3hab Trap, Electro house, House music

42
443 609
Moby is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Moby Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

43
549 855
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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44
444 687
Infected Mushroom is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Infected Mushroom Industrial rock, Electronic music, Electro house

45
244 296
Nero is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Nero Dubstep, Synthpop, Electronic music

46
464 675
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

47
372 488
Cosmic Gate is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Cosmic Gate Electronic music, Hard trance, Trance music

48
467 616
Markus Schulz is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Markus Schulz Trance music, Progressive house music

49
240 248
Nervo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Nervo Electronic dance music

50
441 622
Bassnectar is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Bassnectar Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electronic dance music