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List Rules Only Dubstep artists should be on here, no other genres or styles of EDM

Though it originated in London during the late 1990s, dubstep has become one of the biggest subgenres of dance music. Taking elements of genres like reggae, dub, grime, drum and bass, 2-step garage and breakstep, dubstep became wildly popular at the end of the 2000s and has come to incorporate heavy metal and electro house. Dubstep artists generally build up a song before a huge bass drop that usually sends fans into a frenzy. Good dubstep music has appealed to fans across ages and demographics, all of whom unite behind their favorite dubstep artists and the best dubstep DJs are among the most popular musicians in the world today.

So, who are the best dubstep artists? Any list of dubstep DJs has to include famous names like Skrillex, Bassnectar, Datsik, Knife Party, Zeds Dead, 12th Planet, Flux Pavilion, and female dubstep artists like Katy B. These are some of the biggest names in dubstep music and with good reason. Whenever you tell a fan of dubstep music that you're going to see one of these dubstep artists, then you're likely to get a positive reaction, especially if they play hardcore dubstep songs. The best dubstep music has the rare ability to resonate with millions of dance music fans.

That said, it's up to you to determine what are the best dubstep artists. If you notice that a dubstep DJ is missing from this list feel free to add them.This list answers the questions "who are the best dubstep bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest dubstep musician ever?" If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular dubstep bands that you might've heard of.

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Excision is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
fftldrummer added Dubstep, Electro house, Drum and bass

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884 294
Zomboy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Electro house, Drum and bass

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568 256
Datsik is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Electro house, House music

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1,674 506
Skrillex is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Piano, Emo

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602 169
Knife Party is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
FoggyFogarty added Dubstep, Electro house, House music
Dubstep,remix,electronik

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789 254
Flux Pavilion is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

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406 141
Zeds Dead is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

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319 159
Borgore is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Trap, Dubstep, Hip Hop

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571 209
Bassnectar is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electronic dance music

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254 119
12th Planet is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Oldschool jungle, Electro

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207 95
Adventure Club is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
11krisgloss added Dubstep

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352 161
Krewella is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
1995mcmaster added Dubstep, Synthpop, Electro house

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311 102
Nero is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Synthpop, Electronic music

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354 126
Doctor P is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Moombahton, Glitch

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140 30
Kill the Noise is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs

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237 38
Virtual Riot is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
finnsfolks added

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155 130
Porter Robinson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

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381 145
Modestep is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Rock music, Rave music

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166 38
Pegboard Nerds is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
simon-baumgartner added

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187 85
Rusko is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Dubstep, Dub, Skweee

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326 166
Deadmau5 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

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90 55
Savant is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
JordanSquires added

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116 56
Tristam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
Darkicarax added
Dubstep, Glitch Hop

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113 28
Snails is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs

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141 51
Barely Alive is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dubstep DJs
frankywein added