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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 making some of the best EDM songs of 2018. 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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1
6,204 3,363
Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Tiësto Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

2
5,411 3,134
Armin van Buuren is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Armin van Buuren Vocal trance, Electro house, Neo-trance

3
4,959 2,424
Avicii is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
voting closed at #3 Avicii Electro house, Alternative dance, House music

4
4,160 2,638
Skrillex is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Skrillex Dubstep, Piano, Emo

5
4,937 2,766
David Guetta is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
David Guetta Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

6
3,809 2,416
Swedish House Mafia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Swedish House Mafia Dubstep, Euro-trance, Tech house

7
3,342 2,505
Deadmau5 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
deadmau5 Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

8
3,171 1,930
Daft Punk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Daft Punk Electronic music, House music, French house

9
3,397 1,670
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Calvin Harris Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

10
3,104 1,846
Afrojack is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Afrojack Hip hop music, Pop music, Tech house

11
3,507 706
Martin Garrix is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Scandinavia14 added Martin Garrix Electro house, Progressive house, Microhouse

12
3,005 939
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now

13
2,352 1,632
Steve Aoki is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Steve Aoki Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

14
1,528 1,662
Paul van Dyk is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Paul van Dyk Pop music, House music, Electronic dance music

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15
1,519 678
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Zedd Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

16
1,299 913
Alesso is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
MarioArley added Alesso Progressive house, Electro house, EDM

17
1,203 1,320
Carl Cox is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Carl Cox Acid house, Tech house, House music

18
1,378 1,200
Axwell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Axwell Acid house, Deep house, Electro house

19
1,231 952
Diplo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Diplo Hip hop music, Dubstep, Dancehall

20
1,234 1,304
Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Kaskade Dubstep, Lounge music, Deep house

21
1,386 1,338
Benny Benassi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Benny Benassi Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

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22
1,140 1,223
Above & Beyond is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Above & Beyond Vocal trance, Electronic music, Uplifting trance

23
1,029 1,000
Sebastian Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Sebastian Ingrosso House music, Progressive house music

24
1,112 800
Nicky Romero is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Nicky Romero EDM, Electro house, Progressive house

25
1,122 537
dimitri vegas & like mike is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Spikeman added dimitri vegas & like mike

26
836 850
The Chemical Brothers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
The Chemical Brothers Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

27
859 1,162
ATB is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
ATB Balearic beat, Electronic dance music, Drum and bass

28
886 886
Dash Berlin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dash Berlin Trance music

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29
747 841
Steve Angello is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Steve Angello Tech house, Electro house, House music

30
740 891
Paul Oakenfold is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Paul Oakenfold Acid house, Balearic beat, Electronic music

31
708 773
Eric Prydz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Eric Prydz Tech house, Electro house, House music

32
719 726
The Prodigy is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
The Prodigy Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

33
776 858
Fatboy Slim is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Fatboy Slim Rave music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

34
384 379
Porter Robinson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
nananabababa12345 added Porter Robinson Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

35
658 572
W & W is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
devil_95_xp added W & W Trance music, Progressive house music, Tech trance

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36
580 1,005
Justice is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Justice Dance-punk, Rock music, Indietronica

37
678 902
Fedde Le Grand is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Fedde Le Grand Acid house, Tech house, Electronic music

38
656 821
Ferry Corsten is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Ferry Corsten Electro, House music, Trance music

39
600 725
Sander van Doorn is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Sander van Doorn Electro house, House music, Electronic dance music

40
425 257
R3hab is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
PaulMatcorn added R3hab Trap, Electro house, House music

41
495 664
Moby is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Moby Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

42
277 353
Nero is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Nero Dubstep, Synthpop, Electronic music

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43
353 465
Madeon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Madeon Pop music, Electro house

44
584 910
Pendulum is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Pendulum Darkcore, Rock music, Electronic music

45
502 667
Markus Schulz is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Markus Schulz Trance music, Progressive house music

46
479 740
Infected Mushroom is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Infected Mushroom Industrial rock, Electronic music, Electro house

47
496 732
DJ Shadow is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
DJ Shadow Hip hop music, Trip hop, Electronic music

48
487 673
Bassnectar is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Bassnectar Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electronic dance music

49
399 537
Cosmic Gate is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Cosmic Gate Electronic music, Hard trance, Trance music

50
275 299
Nervo is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Nervo Electronic dance music