The Best EDM Artists Bands/Musicians

The Best EDM Artists

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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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    the people's #1
    Electro house, Alternative dance, House music

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    most listed
    Dubstep, Piano, Emo

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    Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

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    Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

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    Electronic music, House music, French house

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

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    Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

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    added by rummy1good
    Electro house, Progressive house, Microhouse

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    Dubstep, Euro-trance, Tech house

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    added by MarioArley
    Progressive House, Electro House

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    added by MarioArley

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    Dubstep, Electro house, House music

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    Vocal trance, Electro house, Neo-trance

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    Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

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    Hip hop music, Dubstep, Dancehall

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    Hip hop music, Trap, Dubstep

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    Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

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    Hip hop music, Pop music, Tech house

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    Dubstep, Lounge music, Deep house

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    Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

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    Dubstep, Synthpop, Electronic music

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    added by ChrisGoodwin

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Pop music, Electro house

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    Dubstep, Synthpop, Electro house

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    added by NickPyle
    Synthpop, Deep house, Electronic music

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    added by MarioArley
    Progressive House

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    added by liltrut
    Disco, Rock music, Hip Hop

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    Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electronic dance music

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    added by MarioArley

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

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    added by MarioArley
    Electro House, Big Room House, Dutch House

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Rave music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

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    Axwell ^ Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best EDM Artists

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    Progressive House, Electro House

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    Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

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    added by MarioArley
    Vocal trance, Electronic music, Uplifting trance

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    added by MarioArley
    Trap, Electro house, House music

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    added by WoutervanderHorst
    Dubstep

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    added by MarioArley
    Electro House, Melbourne Bounce

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

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    added by NickPyle
    Electro house, Progressive house

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    added by WoutervanderHorst

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    added by MarioArley
    Acid house, Deep house, Electro house

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    Electro house, Progressive house music

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

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    Electronic dance music

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    added by NickPyle
    Trance music, Progressive house music, Tech trance

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    added by MarioArley
    Trance music

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