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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 current 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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Skrillex is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Piano, Emo
2
Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house
3
David Guetta is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop
4
Deadmau5 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house
5
Avicii is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
voting closed at #3 Electro house, Alternative dance, House music
6
Armin van Buuren is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Vocal trance, Electro house, Neo-trance
7
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave
8
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
Martin Garrix is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Scandinavia14 added Electro house, Progressive house, Microhouse
10
Swedish House Mafia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Progressive house, Electro house, House
11
Afrojack is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Hip hop music, Pop music, Tech house
12
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
13
Steve Aoki is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house
14
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house
15
Diplo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Hip hop music, Dubstep, Dancehall
16
Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Lounge music, Deep house
17
Above & Beyond is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Vocal trance, Electronic music, Uplifting trance
18
Paul van Dyk is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Pop music, House music, Electronic dance music
19
Alesso is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
MarioArley added Progressive house, Electro house, EDM
20
Carl Cox is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Acid house, Tech house, House music
21
Benny Benassi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Dubstep, Electro, Electro house
22
DJ Shadow is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Hip hop music, Trip hop, Electronic music
23
Pendulum is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Darkcore, Rock music, Electronic music
24
Sebastian Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
House music, Progressive house music
25
Axwell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best DJs in the World Right Now
Acid house, Deep house, Electro house