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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
6,280 3,438
Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Tiësto Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

2
5,477 3,184
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
4,218 2,687
Skrillex is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Skrillex Dubstep, Piano, Emo

5
4,991 2,801
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
3,846 2,453
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
3,373 2,547
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
3,207 1,971
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
3,436 1,700
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
3,135 1,870
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
3,581 727
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
3,042 964
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now

13
2,378 1,660
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
1,539 1,683
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

The Real Names of 100 DJs

15
1,562 698
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Zedd Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

16
1,319 930
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
1,216 1,341
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
1,258 966
Diplo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Diplo Hip hop music, Dubstep, Dancehall

19
1,395 1,215
Axwell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Axwell Acid house, Deep house, Electro house

20
1,246 1,319
Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Kaskade Dubstep, Lounge music, Deep house

21
1,390 1,356
Benny Benassi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Benny Benassi Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

The Best Opening Act You've Ever Seen

22
1,151 1,239
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
1,043 1,013
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
1,129 811
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
1,135 554
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
862 1,176
ATB is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
ATB Balearic beat, Electronic dance music, Drum and bass

27
844 867
The Chemical Brothers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
The Chemical Brothers Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

28
894 898
Dash Berlin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dash Berlin Trance music

The Most Influential DJs of All Time

29
755 852
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
746 903
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
718 782
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
726 741
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
786 869
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
394 387
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
670 579
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

Songs That Were Total Ripoffs

36
681 910
Fedde Le Grand is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Fedde Le Grand Acid house, Tech house, Electronic music

37
662 830
Ferry Corsten is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Ferry Corsten Electro, House music, Trance music

38
604 734
Sander van Doorn is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Sander van Doorn Electro house, House music, Electronic dance music

39
582 1,015
Justice is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Justice Dance-punk, Rock music, Indietronica

40
437 264
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
498 675
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
282 360
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
357 474
Madeon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Madeon Pop music, Electro house

44
588 916
Pendulum is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Pendulum Darkcore, Rock music, Electronic music

45
486 746
Infected Mushroom is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Infected Mushroom Industrial rock, Electronic music, Electro house

46
505 674
Markus Schulz is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Markus Schulz Trance music, Progressive house music

47
494 681
Bassnectar is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Bassnectar Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electronic dance music

48
497 740
DJ Shadow is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
DJ Shadow Hip hop music, Trip hop, Electronic music

49
404 543
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
275 308
Nervo is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Nervo Electronic dance music