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
6,764 3,868
Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

2
5,896 3,509
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
4,547 3,002
Skrillex is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Piano, Emo

5
5,352 3,030
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
4,084 2,676
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
3,600 2,773
Deadmau5 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

8
3,474 2,153
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
3,749 1,869
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

10
3,306 2,056
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
4,143 860
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
3,316 1,092
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now

13
2,592 1,812
Steve Aoki is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

14
1,620 1,831
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
1,798 803
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

16
1,463 1,038
Alesso is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
MarioArley added Progressive house, Electro house, EDM

17
1,434 1,071
Diplo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Hip hop music, Dubstep, Dancehall

18
1,315 1,471
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
1,506 1,307
Axwell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Acid house, Deep house, Electro house

20
1,343 1,413
Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Lounge music, Deep house

21
1,231 1,332
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
1,462 1,462
Benny Benassi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

23
1,117 1,097
Sebastian Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
House music, Progressive house music

24
1,207 897
Nicky Romero is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
EDM, Electro house, Progressive house

25
1,303 636
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
908 1,258
ATB is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Balearic beat, Electronic dance music, Drum and bass

27
890 946
The Chemical Brothers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

28
944 974
Dash Berlin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Trance music

29
798 924
Steve Angello is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Tech house, Electro house, House music

30
789 979
Paul Oakenfold is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Acid house, Balearic beat, Electronic music

31
775 849
Eric Prydz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Tech house, Electro house, House music

32
455 452
Porter Robinson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
nananabababa12345 added Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

33
834 945
Fatboy Slim is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Rave music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

34
765 806
The Prodigy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

35
733 634
W & W is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
devil_95_xp added Trance music, Progressive house music, Tech trance

36
706 964
Fedde Le Grand is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Acid house, Tech house, Electronic music

37
513 308
R3hab is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
PaulMatcorn added Trap, Electro house, House music

38
604 1,070
Justice is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dance-punk, Rock music, Indietronica

39
688 881
Ferry Corsten is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Electro, House music, Trance music

40
631 784
Sander van Doorn is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Electro house, House music, Electronic dance music

41
522 732
Moby is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

42
317 407
Nero is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Synthpop, Electronic music

43
514 804
DJ Shadow is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Hip hop music, Trip hop, Electronic music

44
611 965
Pendulum is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Darkcore, Rock music, Electronic music

45
385 523
Madeon is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Pop music, Electro house

46
538 723
Markus Schulz is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Trance music, Progressive house music

47
510 799
Infected Mushroom is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Industrial rock, Electronic music, Electro house

48
535 733
Bassnectar is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electronic dance music

49
405 116
Kygo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Deep house, Tropical house, Downtempo

50
429 591
Cosmic Gate is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Electronic music, Hard trance, Trance music