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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
6,019 3,181
Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Tiësto Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

2
5,296 2,972
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
4,959 2,424
Avicii is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best DJs in the World
voting closed at #3 Avicii Electro house, Alternative dance, House music

4
4,049 2,514
Skrillex is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Skrillex Dubstep, Piano, Emo

5
4,794 2,672
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
3,704 2,345
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
3,081 1,863
Daft Punk is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Daft Punk Electronic music, House music, French house

8
3,263 2,434
Joel Thomas Zimmerman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Joel Thomas Zimmerman Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

9
3,279 1,613
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Calvin Harris Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

10
3,035 1,783
Afrojack is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Afrojack Hip hop music, Pop music, Tech house

11
3,306 665
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
2,907 895
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best DJs in the World

13
2,271 1,582
Steve Aoki is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Steve Aoki Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

14
1,504 1,610
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

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15
1,434 641
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Zedd Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

16
1,180 1,263
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
1,242 880
Alesso is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best DJs in the World
MarioArley added Alesso Progressive house, Electro house, EDM

18
1,182 913
Diplo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Diplo Hip hop music, Dubstep, Dancehall

19
1,329 1,170
Axwell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Axwell Acid house, Deep house, Electro house

20
1,217 1,260
Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Kaskade Dubstep, Lounge music, Deep house

21
1,370 1,296
Benny Benassi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Benny Benassi Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

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22
1,123 1,184
Above & Beyond is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Above & Beyond Vocal trance, Electronic music, Uplifting trance

23
996 971
Sebastian Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Sebastian Ingrosso House music, Progressive house music

24
1,082 775
Nicky Romero is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Nicky Romero EDM, Electro house, Progressive house

25
1,081 511
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
819 818
The Chemical Brothers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best DJs in the World
The Chemical Brothers Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

27
850 1,133
ATB is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best DJs in the World
ATB Balearic beat, Electronic dance music, Drum and bass

28
871 862
Dash Berlin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Dash Berlin Trance music

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29
731 861
Paul Oakenfold is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Paul Oakenfold Acid house, Balearic beat, Electronic music

30
732 818
Steve Angello is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Steve Angello Tech house, Electro house, House music

31
690 748
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
702 699
The Prodigy is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best DJs in the World
The Prodigy Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

33
762 828
Fatboy Slim is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Fatboy Slim Rave music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

34
375 354
Porter Robinson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best DJs in the World
nananabababa12345 added Porter Robinson Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

35
641 552
W & W is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best DJs in the World
devil_95_xp added W & W Trance music, Progressive house music, Tech trance

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36
574 982
Justice is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Justice Dance-punk, Rock music, Indietronica

37
668 882
Fedde Le Grand is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Fedde Le Grand Acid house, Tech house, Electronic music

38
651 802
Ferry Corsten is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Ferry Corsten Electro, House music, Trance music

39
594 705
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
485 647
Moby is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Moby Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

41
402 242
R3hab is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best DJs in the World
PaulMatcorn added R3hab Trap, Electro house, House music

42
271 337
Nero is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Nero Dubstep, Synthpop, Electronic music

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43
351 448
Madeon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Madeon Pop music, Electro house

44
495 652
Markus Schulz is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Markus Schulz Trance music, Progressive house music

45
575 893
Pendulum is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Pendulum Darkcore, Rock music, Electronic music

46
488 715
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
470 724
Infected Mushroom is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Infected Mushroom Industrial rock, Electronic music, Electro house

48
482 657
Bassnectar is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Bassnectar Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electronic dance music

49
395 522
Cosmic Gate is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Cosmic Gate Electronic music, Hard trance, Trance music

50
266 284
Nervo is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Nervo Electronic dance music