Electronic Music 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.

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6,464 3,577
Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Tiësto Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

2
5,625 3,282
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
4,329 2,789
Skrillex is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Skrillex Dubstep, Piano, Emo

5
5,143 2,865
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
3,921 2,532
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
3,453 2,616
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
3,290 2,036
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
3,536 1,751
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
3,201 1,919
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
3,760 759
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
3,137 1,000
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now

13
2,457 1,699
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
1,573 1,730
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
1,638 736
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Zedd Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

16
1,372 961
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
1,241 1,388
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
1,317 1,004
Diplo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Diplo Hip hop music, Dubstep, Dancehall

19
1,432 1,243
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
1,285 1,349
Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Kaskade Dubstep, Lounge music, Deep house

21
1,181 1,272
Above & Beyond is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Above & Beyond Vocal trance, Electronic music, Uplifting trance

The Best Opening Act You've Ever Seen

22
1,415 1,395
Benny Benassi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Benny Benassi Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

23
1,067 1,040
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
1,156 841
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
1,194 581
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
878 1,207
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
859 897
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
910 926
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

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772 874
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
761 932
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
738 805
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
415 412
Porter Robinson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
nananabababa12345 added Porter Robinson Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

33
800 900
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
734 768
The Prodigy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
The Prodigy Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

35
691 599
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

The Worst Albums by Great Bands

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692 928
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
674 848
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
591 1,035
Justice is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Justice Dance-punk, Rock music, Indietronica

39
614 754
Sander van Doorn is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Sander van Doorn Electro house, House music, Electronic dance music

40
462 283
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
505 692
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
292 380
Nero is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Nero Dubstep, Synthpop, Electronic music

Child Actors Who Tragically Died Young

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597 934
Pendulum is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Pendulum Darkcore, Rock music, Electronic music

44
520 690
Markus Schulz is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Markus Schulz Trance music, Progressive house music

45
493 762
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
363 493
Madeon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Madeon Pop music, Electro house

47
509 701
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
499 766
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
412 559
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
285 328
Nervo is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Nervo Electronic dance music