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The Best EDM Artists

Electronic dance music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. These EDM artists play dance music that gets the crowd going and can elevate the experience in any nightclub where they perform. Electronic music is typically played by DJs in clubs and has roots back to the late 60s in Europe and NY. This EDM artists list includes musicians who all fall under the umbrella of dance music, electronic (or electro) and club music. Most fans have strong opinions as to who the best EDM music artists are, so here is your chance to state your preference!

This list of electronic dance bands includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Electronic dance music groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where the dance music bands on this this list got started. 

The list should include most of the popular EDM bands, so if there are any missing, please add them yourself. So, just who are the best electronic dance artists of all time?" Who is the greatest electronic music DJ ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular electronic dance music bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote. Re-rank this bad boy then share it with your best friends to see what you guys think really belongs at the top. 
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    Baauer

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