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The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked  

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List Rules Only artists releasing new music in 2019.

Here are the best DJs of 2019 who go beyond just dropping the bass. Only including artists releasing new music, this list of current EDM artists includes new artists in the genre as well as some of the greatest DJs of all-time. From Martin Garrix and David Guetta to Illenium and Calvin Harris, all the most popular DJs are all here. Who are the top names in 2019 electronic music?

Vote up the best EDM artists of 2019, and add your favorites if they deserve to be on this list. When you're done, be sure to check out our list of the best female DJs of 2019.

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Martin Garrix is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Martijn Garritsen (born May 14, 1996), commonly known by his stage name Martin Garrix, is a Dutch DJ and producer who is signed to Spinnin' Records. He is best known for the track Animals, which ...more
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Alan Walker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
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Alan Olav Walker (born August 24, 1997), formerly known as DJ Walkzz, is a Norwegian record producer and DJ. He is best known for the 2015 single "Faded", which received platinum ...more
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Marshmello is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Marshmello is an electronic dance music producer and DJ. He first gained international recognition by remixing songs by Jack Ü and Zedd, and later collaborated with artists including Omar ...more
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Armin van Buuren is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Armin van Buuren is a Dutch trance music producer, DJ and radio personality. Since 2001, Van Buuren has hosted a weekly radio show called A State of Trance, which has 20 million weekly listeners ...more
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Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Tijs Michiel Verwest, better known by his stage name Tiësto, is a Dutch DJ and record producer. Formerly known as DJ Tiësto, he is now known simply as "Tiësto", an ...more
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Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Robbert van de Corput, better known by his stage name Hardwell, is a Dutch big room house and electro house DJ and music producer. He was voted the World's No. 1 DJ on DJ Magazine's annual Top ...more
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David Guetta is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Pierre David Guetta is a French disc jockey and record producer. He co-founded Gum Productions and released his first album, Just a Little More Love, in 2002. Later, he released Guetta Blaster ...more
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Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike are a Greek/Belgian electronic DJ duo, living in Belgium, composed of brothers Dimitri Thivaios and Michael Thivaios. They currently hold the 2nd spot on DJ ...more
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Kygo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll (born 11 September 1991), better known by his stage name Kygo, is a Norwegian DJ, record producer, musician, and songwriter. He garnered international attention with ...more
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Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Adam Richard Wiles (born 17 January 1984), known professionally as Calvin Harris, is a Scottish DJ, singer, songwriter, and record producer. His debut studio album I Created Disco was released ...more
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The Chainsmokers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
The Chainsmokers are an American, New York City-based, disc jockey/producer/songwriter duo consisting of members Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall. The duo rose to fame with their 2014 hit
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Steve Aoki is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Steven Hiroyuki "Steve" Aoki is an American electro house musician, record producer, and music executive. Known for energetic live shows, in 2012 Pollstar designated Aoki as the ...more
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KSHMR is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Niles Hollowell-Dhar (born 6 October 1988), better known by his stage name Kshmr, is an American DJ, record producer, and musician from Berkeley, California. He was ranked at 23rd on DJ Mag's ...more
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Illenium is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Nick Miller, better known by his stage name Illenium, is an American musician, DJ, and producer.
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Don Diablo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Don Pepijn Schipper, also known as Don Diablo, is a Dutch DJ and producer of electronic dance music. He is known for his eclectic style of production and vocalizing in most of his songs.
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Zedd is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Anton Zaslavski (born 2 September 1989), better known by his stage name Zedd, is a Russian-German record producer, DJ, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. His stage name is derived from the ...more
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Diplo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Thomas Wesley Pentz (born November 10, 1978), better known by his stage name Diplo, is an American DJ, record producer and rapper based in Los Angeles, California. He is the co-creator and lead ...more
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Timmy Trumpet is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Timothy Jude Smith (born 9 June 1982 in Sydney), better known by his stage name, Timmy Trumpet, is an Australian DJ and producer. He became known internationally for his jazz elements in the ...more
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R3hab is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Fadil El Ghoul, better known by his stage name R3hab, is a Dutch DJ and record producer of Moroccan origin. Alongside Afrojack and Chuckie, R3hab is one of the proponents of the modern ...more
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Oliver Heldens is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Olivier J. L. Heldens (born February 1, 1995) better known by his stage name Oliver Heldens is a Dutch DJ and electronic music producer from Rotterdam. His 2013 song "Gecko" caught the ...more
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Alison Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Alexandra Sholler (born 27 September 1986), who performs as Alison Wonderland, is an Australian electronic dance music DJ, producer and singer. Her debut album, Run, was released on 20 March ...more
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Yellow Claw is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Yellow Claw is a Dutch DJ trio from Amsterdam, Netherlands. The group consists of Bizzey, Jim Aasgier and Nizzle. Their music is a mix of wide range of genres and often incorporates elements ...more
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Mike Williams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Mike Willemsen (born November 27, 1996), better known by his stage name Mike Williams, is a Dutch DJ, record producer, musician and remixer from Kortenhoef, North Holland. He is best known for ...more
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Seven Lions is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Jeff Montalvo, known professionally as Seven Lions, is an American record producer, remixer, instrumentalist and DJ from Santa Barbara, California. Seven Lions' first significant track was his ...more
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Alok is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Alok Achkar Peres Petrillo (born August 26, 1991) is a Brazilian DJ and record producer. He is best known for his worldwide hit song "Hear Me Now". Alok is managed by John Shahidi of ...more