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The Best DJs in the World

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List Criteria: 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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    Armin van Buuren is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best DJs in the World

    the people's #1 & most listed
    Armin van Buuren Vocal trance, Electro house, Neo-trance

  2. 2
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    Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

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  3. 3
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    Electro house, Alternative dance, House music

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  4. 4
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    Dubstep, Piano, Emo

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  5. 5
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    Swedish House Mafia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best DJs in the World


    Dubstep, Euro-trance, Tech house

  6. 6
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    Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

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  7. 7
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    Deadmau5 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best DJs in the World

    often listed
    Deadmau5 Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

  8. 8
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Electronic music, House music, French house

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  9. 9
    + 2,695
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    Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

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  10. 10
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    Hip hop music, Pop music, Tech house

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


    Hardwell

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    Martin Garrix is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best DJs in the World

    ranked low on reranks & added by Scandinavia14
    Martin Garrix Electro house, Progressive house, Microhouse

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    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

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Paul van Dyk Pop music, House music, Electronic dance music

  15. 15
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    Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

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

    added by MarioArley
    Alesso

  17. 17
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    Acid house, Tech house, House music

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    Dubstep, Lounge music, Deep house

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    Acid house, Deep house, Electro house

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    Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

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    Above & Beyond is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best DJs in the World

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    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

  23. 23
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    Nicky Romero is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best DJs in the World

    ranked low on reranks
    Nicky Romero

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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

    ranked low on reranks & added by Spikeman
    dimitri vegas & like mike

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    often listed
    Balearic beat, Electronic dance music, Drum and bass

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    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

  29. 29
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    Tech house, Electro house, House music

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  30. 30
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    Acid house, Balearic beat, Electronic music

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    Tech house, Electro house, House music

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    Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

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    Rave music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

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    W & W is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best DJs in the World

    added by devil_95_xp
    W & W Trance music, Progressive house music, Tech trance

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    Electro, House music, Trance music

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    Acid house, Tech house, Electronic music

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Dance-punk, Rock music, Indietronica

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  38. 38
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    Porter Robinson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best DJs in the World

    added by nananabababa12345
    Porter Robinson Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

  39. 39
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    Madeon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best DJs in the World


    Madeon Pop music, Electro house

  40. 40
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    Electro house, House music, Electronic dance music

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  41. 41
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    R3hab is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best DJs in the World

    ranked low on reranks & added by PaulMatcorn
    R3hab Trap, Electro house, House music

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    Dubstep, Synthpop, Electronic music

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  43. 43
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    Moby is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best DJs in the World


    Moby Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

  44. 44
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    Darkcore, Rock music, Electronic music

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  45. 45
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    Industrial rock, Electronic music, Electro house

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  46. 46
    + 206
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    Electronic dance music

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  47. 47
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    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. 48
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    DJ Shadow is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best DJs in the World


    DJ Shadow Hip hop music, Trip hop, Electronic music

  49. 49
    + 429
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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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    Peer Van Mladen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best DJs in the World

    ranked low on reranks & added by predrag
    Peer Van Mladen Tech house, Electronic dance music, Electronica

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