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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
5,835 3,030
Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Tiësto Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

2
5,167 2,869
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
4,853 2,351
Avicii is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Avicii Electro house, Alternative dance, House music

4
3,950 2,424
Skrillex is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Skrillex Dubstep, Piano, Emo

5
4,671 2,605
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
3,632 2,276
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
3,212 2,363
Deadmau5 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Deadmau5 Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

8
2,995 1,807
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
3,200 1,563
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Calvin Harris Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

10
2,990 1,732
Afrojack is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Afrojack Hip hop music, Pop music, Tech house

11
3,121 644
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
2,828 875
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best DJs in the World

13
2,205 1,547
Steve Aoki is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Steve Aoki Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

14
1,481 1,575
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

The Most Influential DJs of All Time

15
1,370 611
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Zedd Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

16
1,149 1,231
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
1,209 858
Alesso is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best DJs in the World
MarioArley added Alesso Progressive house, Electro house, EDM

18
1,203 1,233
Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Kaskade Dubstep, Lounge music, Deep house

19
1,304 1,144
Axwell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Axwell Acid house, Deep house, Electro house

20
1,352 1,269
Benny Benassi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Benny Benassi Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

21
1,145 890
Diplo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Diplo Hip hop music, Dubstep, Dancehall

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22
1,102 1,164
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
982 947
Sebastian Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Sebastian Ingrosso House music, Progressive house music

24
1,062 754
Nicky Romero is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Nicky Romero EDM, Electro house, Progressive house

25
1,044 493
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
793 796
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
837 1,117
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
858 848
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
722 799
Steve Angello is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Steve Angello Tech house, Electro house, House music

30
715 847
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
688 684
The Prodigy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best DJs in the World
The Prodigy Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

32
673 733
Eric Prydz is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Eric Prydz Tech house, Electro house, House music

33
743 810
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
358 340
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
627 538
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
570 967
Justice is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Justice Dance-punk, Rock music, Indietronica

37
659 869
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
645 792
Ferry Corsten is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Ferry Corsten Electro, House music, Trance music

39
475 636
Moby is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Moby Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

40
586 695
Sander van Doorn is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Sander van Doorn Electro house, House music, Electronic dance music

41
383 235
R3hab is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best DJs in the World
PaulMatcorn added R3hab Trap, Electro house, House music

42
346 437
Madeon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Madeon Pop music, Electro house

14 Famous People Who Have PhDs

43
568 883
Pendulum is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Pendulum Darkcore, Rock music, Electronic music

44
480 705
DJ Shadow is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best DJs in the World
DJ Shadow Hip hop music, Trip hop, Electronic music

45
462 716
Infected Mushroom is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Infected Mushroom Industrial rock, Electronic music, Electro house

46
261 327
Nero is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Nero Dubstep, Synthpop, Electronic music

47
484 643
Markus Schulz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Markus Schulz Trance music, Progressive house music

48
390 516
Cosmic Gate is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Cosmic Gate Electronic music, Hard trance, Trance music

49
468 647
Bassnectar is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Bassnectar Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electronic dance music

50
256 277
Nervo is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Nervo Electronic dance music