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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. 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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5,563 2,824
Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Tiësto Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

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2
4,972 2,715
Armin van Buuren is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Armin van Buuren Vocal trance, Electro house, Neo-trance

3
4,658 2,218
Avicii is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Avicii Electro house, Alternative dance, House music

4
3,779 2,272
Skrillex is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Skrillex Dubstep, Piano, Emo

5
4,497 2,469
David Guetta is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best DJs in the World
David Guetta Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

6
3,533 2,162
Swedish House Mafia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Swedish House Mafia Dubstep, Euro-trance, Tech house

7
3,094 2,249
Deadmau5 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Deadmau5 Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

8
2,867 1,712
Daft Punk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Daft Punk Electronic music, House music, French house

9
3,077 1,470
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Calvin Harris Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

10
2,925 1,634
Afrojack is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Afrojack Hip hop music, Pop music, Tech house

11
2,883 568
Martin Garrix is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Scandinavia14 added Martin Garrix Electro house, Progressive house, Microhouse

12
2,695 808
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best DJs in the World

13
2,113 1,476
Steve Aoki is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Steve Aoki Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

14
1,441 1,511
Paul van Dyk is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Paul van Dyk Pop music, House music, Electronic dance music

15
1,275 553
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Zedd Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

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16
1,100 1,172
Carl Cox is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Carl Cox Acid house, Tech house, House music

17
1,150 806
Alesso is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best DJs in the World
MarioArley added Alesso

18
1,163 1,184
Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Kaskade Dubstep, Lounge music, Deep house

19
1,260 1,096
Axwell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Axwell Acid house, Deep house, Electro house

20
1,064 1,121
Above & Beyond is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Above & Beyond Vocal trance, Electronic music, Uplifting trance

21
1,071 845
Diplo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Diplo Hip hop music, Dubstep, Dancehall

22
1,326 1,220
Benny Benassi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Benny Benassi Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

23
954 907
Sebastian Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Sebastian Ingrosso House music, Progressive house music

24
1,028 717
Nicky Romero is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best DJs in the World

25
985 455
dimitri vegas & like mike is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Spikeman added dimitri vegas & like mike

26
822 1,082
ATB is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best DJs in the World
ATB Balearic beat, Electronic dance music, Drum and bass

27
768 761
The Chemical Brothers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best DJs in the World
The Chemical Brothers Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

28
836 816
Dash Berlin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Dash Berlin Trance music

29
706 767
Steve Angello is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Steve Angello Tech house, Electro house, House music

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30
691 815
Paul Oakenfold is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Paul Oakenfold Acid house, Balearic beat, Electronic music

31
644 705
Eric Prydz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Eric Prydz Tech house, Electro house, House music

32
712 784
Fatboy Slim is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Fatboy Slim Rave music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

33
661 656
The Prodigy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best DJs in the World
The Prodigy Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

34
586 514
W & W is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best DJs in the World
devil_95_xp added W & W Trance music, Progressive house music, Tech trance

35
632 764
Ferry Corsten is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Ferry Corsten Electro, House music, Trance music

36
327 310
Porter Robinson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best DJs in the World
nananabababa12345 added Porter Robinson Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

37
554 940
Justice is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Justice Dance-punk, Rock music, Indietronica

38
645 845
Fedde Le Grand is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Fedde Le Grand Acid house, Tech house, Electronic music

39
571 673
Sander van Doorn is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Sander van Doorn Electro house, House music, Electronic dance music

40
354 208
R3hab is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best DJs in the World
PaulMatcorn added R3hab Trap, Electro house, House music

41
449 612
Moby is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Moby Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

42
333 411
Madeon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Madeon Pop music, Electro house

43
550 859
Pendulum is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Pendulum Darkcore, Rock music, Electronic music

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44
447 690
Infected Mushroom is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Infected Mushroom Industrial rock, Electronic music, Electro house

45
245 301
Nero is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Nero Dubstep, Synthpop, Electronic music

46
467 680
DJ Shadow is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best DJs in the World
DJ Shadow Hip hop music, Trip hop, Electronic music

47
374 492
Cosmic Gate is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Cosmic Gate Electronic music, Hard trance, Trance music

48
471 621
Markus Schulz is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Markus Schulz Trance music, Progressive house music

49
242 253
Nervo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Nervo Electronic dance music

50
443 628
Bassnectar is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Bassnectar Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electronic dance music