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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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5,742 2,951
Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Tiësto Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

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2
5,108 2,815
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
4,790 2,308
Avicii is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Avicii Electro house, Alternative dance, House music

4
3,893 2,373
Skrillex is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Skrillex Dubstep, Piano, Emo

5
4,617 2,564
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
3,597 2,236
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
3,171 2,324
Deadmau5 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Deadmau5 Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

8
2,956 1,768
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
3,165 1,530
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Calvin Harris Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

10
2,964 1,701
Afrojack is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Afrojack Hip hop music, Pop music, Tech house

11
3,049 614
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
2,785 850
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best DJs in the World

13
2,173 1,523
Steve Aoki is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Steve Aoki Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

14
1,466 1,548
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

15
1,339 589
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Zedd Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

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16
1,131 1,209
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
1,188 839
Alesso is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best DJs in the World
MarioArley added Alesso Progressive house, Electro house, EDM

18
1,190 1,215
Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Kaskade Dubstep, Lounge music, Deep house

19
1,292 1,126
Axwell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Axwell Acid house, Deep house, Electro house

20
1,092 1,146
Above & Beyond is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Above & Beyond Vocal trance, Electronic music, Uplifting trance

21
1,119 878
Diplo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Diplo Hip hop music, Dubstep, Dancehall

22
1,346 1,255
Benny Benassi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Benny Benassi Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

23
976 934
Sebastian Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Sebastian Ingrosso House music, Progressive house music

24
1,048 742
Nicky Romero is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Nicky Romero EDM, Electro house, Progressive house

25
1,017 482
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
783 788
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
832 1,108
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
851 838
Dash Berlin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Dash Berlin Trance music

29
716 790
Steve Angello is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Steve Angello Tech house, Electro house, House music

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30
709 837
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
675 674
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
662 724
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
733 802
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
562 960
Justice is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Justice Dance-punk, Rock music, Indietronica

35
614 531
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

36
642 784
Ferry Corsten is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Ferry Corsten Electro, House music, Trance music

37
348 333
Porter Robinson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best DJs in the World
nananabababa12345 added Porter Robinson Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

38
656 863
Fedde Le Grand is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Fedde Le Grand Acid house, Tech house, Electronic music

39
583 689
Sander van Doorn is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Sander van Doorn Electro house, House music, Electronic dance music

40
468 629
Moby is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Moby Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

41
376 227
R3hab is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best DJs in the World
PaulMatcorn added R3hab Trap, Electro house, House music

42
342 430
Madeon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Madeon Pop music, Electro house

43
560 878
Pendulum is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Pendulum Darkcore, Rock music, Electronic music

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44
458 709
Infected Mushroom is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Infected Mushroom Industrial rock, Electronic music, Electro house

45
472 701
DJ Shadow is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best DJs in the World
DJ Shadow Hip hop music, Trip hop, Electronic music

46
254 321
Nero is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Nero Dubstep, Synthpop, Electronic music

47
385 510
Cosmic Gate is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Cosmic Gate Electronic music, Hard trance, Trance music

48
482 637
Markus Schulz is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Markus Schulz Trance music, Progressive house music

49
459 644
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
248 272
Nervo is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best DJs in the World
Nervo Electronic dance music