Musicians The Best DJs in the World Right Now  

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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.

Now, check out the list below and help determine who the best DJ in the world is by voting up your choices and voting others down accordingly.

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1
6,642 3,758
Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

2
5,788 3,429
Armin van Buuren is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
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 Electro house, Alternative dance, House music

4
4,463 2,923
Skrillex is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Piano, Emo

5
5,269 2,974
David Guetta is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

6
4,019 2,628
Swedish House Mafia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Euro-trance, Tech house

7
3,540 2,723
Deadmau5 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

8
3,396 2,119
Daft Punk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Electronic music, House music, French house

9
3,668 1,825
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

10
3,269 2,003
Afrojack is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Hip hop music, Pop music, Tech house

11
3,997 822
Martin Garrix is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Scandinavia14 added Electro house, Progressive house, Microhouse

12
3,252 1,057
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now

13
2,539 1,771
Steve Aoki is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

14
1,745 775
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

15
1,597 1,804
Paul van Dyk is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Pop music, House music, Electronic dance music

16
1,431 1,012
Alesso is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
MarioArley added Progressive house, Electro house, EDM

17
1,390 1,046
Diplo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Hip hop music, Dubstep, Dancehall

18
1,284 1,438
Carl Cox is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Acid house, Tech house, House music

19
1,477 1,281
Axwell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Acid house, Deep house, Electro house

20
1,319 1,390
Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Lounge music, Deep house

21
1,214 1,309
Above & Beyond is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Vocal trance, Electronic music, Uplifting trance

22
1,444 1,433
Benny Benassi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

23
1,097 1,073
Sebastian Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
House music, Progressive house music

24
1,186 873
Nicky Romero is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
EDM, Electro house, Progressive house

25
1,260 612
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
894 1,238
ATB is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Balearic beat, Electronic dance music, Drum and bass

27
876 927
The Chemical Brothers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

28
930 952
Dash Berlin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Trance music

29
785 902
Steve Angello is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Tech house, Electro house, House music

30
775 961
Paul Oakenfold is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Acid house, Balearic beat, Electronic music

31
756 829
Eric Prydz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Tech house, Electro house, House music

32
443 431
Porter Robinson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
nananabababa12345 added Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

33
755 787
The Prodigy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

34
821 926
Fatboy Slim is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Rave music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

35
713 622
W & W is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
devil_95_xp added Trance music, Progressive house music, Tech trance

36
699 948
Fedde Le Grand is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Acid house, Tech house, Electronic music

37
598 1,053
Justice is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dance-punk, Rock music, Indietronica

38
682 867
Ferry Corsten is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Electro, House music, Trance music

39
489 296
R3hab is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
PaulMatcorn added Trap, Electro house, House music

40
623 769
Sander van Doorn is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Electro house, House music, Electronic dance music

41
514 712
Moby is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

42
307 394
Nero is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Synthpop, Electronic music

43
607 951
Pendulum is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Darkcore, Rock music, Electronic music

44
376 510
Madeon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Pop music, Electro house

45
503 784
Infected Mushroom is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Industrial rock, Electronic music, Electro house

46
528 709
Markus Schulz is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Trance music, Progressive house music

47
525 718
Bassnectar is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electronic dance music

48
505 789
DJ Shadow is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Hip hop music, Trip hop, Electronic music

49
419 578
Cosmic Gate is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Electronic music, Hard trance, Trance music

50
357 103
Kygo is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Deep house, Tropical house, Downtempo