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The Best EDM Artists

List Criteria: Vote up and add all of your favorite EDM musicians of all time.

Over the past 20 years, electronic dance music or EDM, has become one of the most popular music genres in the world. In fact, in many circles, electronic dance music artists are considered the new incarnation of rock stars. Between the thumping beats, the bright lights and music that gets people shaking their hips and flailing their arms, these artists have struck a chord with their most ardent supporters. The biggest and best EDM artists have the rare ability to command big dollars at their club and festival appearances, and are often listed near the top of richest musicians. Their songs are considered some of the best EDM music out today.

So who is the best EDM artist? There are many types of edm music, so it is difficult to name the best electronic artists without delving deeper into the subgenres. The question of who is the best is one that fans of the many subgenres of dance music have been trying to answer for some time. Some would call comparing the best house artist to other electronic dance music artists extremely difficult. Yet the beauty of determining who should be at the top of this list is that it includes all musicians who fall under the umbrella of dance music, electronic (or electro) and club music. But, seeing the legends who populate this list, like Daft Punk and Tiesto, to superstars like Avicii and Skrillex to the next generation dance music artists like Krewella are all on this list. If you love EDM music artists and can't wait to get to see your favorite DJ perform, then you're definitely going to want to vote on this list. Some of the best EDM music is represented on this list.

The list should include most of the popular good electronica artists, so if there are any missing, please feel free to add them  So, "who are the best electronic dance artists of all time?" and "Who is the greatest EDM music artists ever?" These are the questions this list seeks to answer, and it's up to you to decide.

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    Bom, Collide, Avicii et al: Swedish House Collection - Taken from ...

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    Clarity, Autonomy, iTunes Session

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    Gypsyhook, Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites, My Name Is Skrillex

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    For Lack of a Better Name, Hey Baby, Random Album Title

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    Rock Band, I Created Disco, 18 Months

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    Parade of the Athletes, In the Dark, Magik Seven: Live in Los Angeles

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    Discovery, Random Access Memories, Homework

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    Error 404, Wizard, Helicopter

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    Save the World, Until Now, One Last Tour: A Live Soundtrack

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    United We Are, Hardwell presents Revealed Vol. 1, Hardwell presents ...

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    Haunted House, Rage Valley, 100% No Modern Talking

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    Dynamite EP, Calling, If I Lose Myself

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    Nothing but the Beat, Just a Little More Love, One Love

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    A State of Trance 500, A State of Trance 550, Universal Religion 2004: ...

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    FabricLive.24, C'Mon (Catch 'em by Surprise), Top Ranking: A Diplo Dub

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    I Love Techno 2010, Wonderland, Pillowface and His Airplane Chronicles

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    Free the Universe, Get Free, Pon de Floor

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    Forget the World, Lost & Found, Can't Stop Me

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    Fire & Ice, It's You, It's Me

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    Spitfire, Language, Easy

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    Welcome Reality, End of the World / Go Back, Bad Trip (The Remixes)

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    The City, Japan Only EP, Icarus

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    Get Wet, Rise & Fall, Play Hard

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    Settle, Control, Royals / White Noise: Live from the BRITs

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    Timestretch, Freakbeat for the Beatfreaks, Underground Communication

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    Sparks, I Could Be the One, Like Home (remixes)

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    The Fat of the Land, More Music for the Jilted Generation, Always ...

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    You, Smile, Raveheart

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    You've Come a Long Way, Baby, Halfway Between the Gutter and the Stars

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    Dig Your Own Hole, Surrender, Exit Planet Dust

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    10 Years of Anjunabeats, Sirens of the Sea, Home

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    Hypnotica, Satisfaction, Cavo Paradiso '12

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    Need Your Heart: The Remixes, Rise & Fall, Superheroes Anonymous Vol.

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    Revolution (Remixes), Revolution, The Bottle Song (The Remixes)

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    Freak, Bootie In Your Face, Five Hours

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    Turn Down for What, Get Low, Bird Machine / Together

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    Global, Evolution, 45 RPM

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    Initio, Tsunami, We Were Young

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    Back Story, Hot for Teacher EP, Fire Power / Latin Fever

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    Feel the Vibe (Til the Morning Comes), Mixmag Terrace, Watch the Sunrise ...

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    Gecko (Overdrive)

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    Play, Everything Is Wrong, 18

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    You're Gonna Love Again, NERVO: Inspired - Ministry of Sound, Revolution ...

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    Three O'Clock, A State of Trance 600, Nowhere to Go

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    Earth Hour, A State of Trance 550, United Destination 2011

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