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
6,884 3,974
Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

2
5,982 3,601
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
4,614 3,100
Skrillex is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Piano, Emo

5
5,453 3,097
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
4,150 2,740
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
3,660 2,842
Deadmau5 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

8
3,550 2,214
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
3,841 1,919
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

10
3,359 2,106
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
4,268 891
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
3,384 1,132
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now

13
2,637 1,856
Steve Aoki is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

14
1,649 1,867
Paul van Dyk is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Pop music, House music, Electronic dance music

15
1,852 839
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

16
1,474 1,102
Diplo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Hip hop music, Dubstep, Dancehall

17
1,487 1,072
Alesso is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
MarioArley added Progressive house, Electro house, EDM

18
1,343 1,504
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
1,523 1,339
Axwell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Acid house, Deep house, Electro house

20
1,364 1,446
Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Lounge music, Deep house

21
1,250 1,359
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
1,480 1,485
Benny Benassi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

23
1,131 1,125
Sebastian Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
House music, Progressive house music

24
1,221 925
Nicky Romero is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
EDM, Electro house, Progressive house

25
1,338 656
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