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
6,645 3,760
Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

2
5,791 3,430
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
4,465 2,924
Skrillex is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Piano, Emo

5
5,271 2,974
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
4,019 2,629
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
3,542 2,724
Deadmau5 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

8
3,396 2,120
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
3,670 1,825
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

10
3,270 2,004
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
4,000 822
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
3,253 1,058
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now

13
2,541 1,772
Steve Aoki is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

14
1,747 775
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

15
1,597 1,805
Paul van Dyk is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Pop music, House music, Electronic dance music

16
1,431 1,013
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
1,391 1,047
Diplo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Hip hop music, Dubstep, Dancehall

18
1,284 1,439
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
1,477 1,282
Axwell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Acid house, Deep house, Electro house

20
1,319 1,391
Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Lounge music, Deep house

21
1,214 1,310
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
1,444 1,434
Benny Benassi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

23
1,097 1,074
Sebastian Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
House music, Progressive house music

24
1,187 874
Nicky Romero is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
EDM, Electro house, Progressive house

25
1,260 613
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
894 1,239
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
876 928
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
930 953
Dash Berlin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Trance music

29
785 903
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
775 962
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
757 830
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
443 432
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
755 788
The Prodigy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

34
821 927
Fatboy Slim is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Rave music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

35
714 623
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
699 949
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
598 1,054
Justice is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dance-punk, Rock music, Indietronica

38
682 868
Ferry Corsten is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Electro, House music, Trance music

39
490 296
R3hab is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
PaulMatcorn added Trap, Electro house, House music

40
623 770
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
514 714
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
307 395
Nero is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Synthpop, Electronic music

43
607 952
Pendulum is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Darkcore, Rock music, Electronic music

44
376 511
Madeon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Pop music, Electro house

45
503 785
Infected Mushroom is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Industrial rock, Electronic music, Electro house

46
528 710
Markus Schulz is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Trance music, Progressive house music

47
527 719
Bassnectar is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electronic dance music

48
505 790
DJ Shadow is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Hip hop music, Trip hop, Electronic music

49
419 579
Cosmic Gate is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Electronic music, Hard trance, Trance music

50
359 103
Kygo is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Deep house, Tropical house, Downtempo