DJ s The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked  

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List Rules Vote up the best DJs based on their performances and music releases in 2018.

Here are the best EDM artists of 2018. Whether they're dropping the most popular EDM hits or releasing the hottest electronic albums, this list of the top DJs in 2018 includes new artists to watch for and the biggest DJs in the world right now. Which EDM artists are killing it in 2018? 

As well as releasing five new singles in 2018, Diplo has been keeping busy with two new collaborative projects: LSD with Sia and Labrinth, and Silk City with Mark Ronson. Calvin Harris earned himself another number one hit with "One Kiss" featuring Dua Lipa, and Martin Garris and David Guetta collaborated on the festival banger "Like I Do." Other DJs who are having a good year in 2018 include Marshmello, Hardwell, 3LAU, R3HAB, Alison Wonderland, and Don Diablo.

Vote up the DJs who are having their best year in 2018, and add any electronic music producers you think deserve to be on this list. 

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281 154
Martin Garrix is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

Like I Do (w/ David Guetta and Brooks)

Game Over (w/ Loopers)

Ocean (w/ Khalid)

2
116 39
Alan Walker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked
SyedAyaan added

3
296 168
Marshmello is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

Friends (w/ Anne-Marie)

Spotlight (w/ Lil Peep)

Everyday (w/ Logic)

Fly (w/ Leah Culver)

You Can Cry (w/ Juicy J and James Arthur)

4
226 125
Illenium is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

"Don't Give Up on Me" (w/ Kill the Noise and Mako)

"Sound of Where'd You Go" (w/ Said the Sky and 1788-L)

5
151 90
Kygo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

Stranger Things (w/ OneRepublic)

Remind Me to Forget (w/ Miguel)

6
145 91
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

The Middle (w/ Maren Morris and Grey)

One Strange Rock

7
176 119
Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

Boom (w/ Gucci Mane and Sevenn)

Dawnbreaker (w/ Matisse & Sadko)

Coming Home (w/ Mesto)

Break the House Down (w/ MOTi)

Jackie Chan (w/ Dzeko, Post Malone, and Preme)

8
143 101
Armin van Buuren is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

Sex, Love & Water (w/ Conrad Sewell)

The Last Dancer (w/ Shapov)

Therapy (w/ James Newman)

Blah Blah Blah

9
165 126
The Chainsmokers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

Sick Boy

You Owe Me

Everybody Hates Me

Somebody (w/ Drew Love)

10
140 105
Diplo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

Worry No More (w/ Lil Yachty and Santigold)

Welcome to the Party (w/ French Montana, Lil Pump, and Zhavia Ward)

Only Can Get Better (as Silk City w/ Mark Ronson)

Genius (as LSD w/ Sia and Labrinth)

Audio (as LSD w/ Sia and Labrinth)

11
124 92
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

The Underground (w/ Timmy Trumpet)

Get Low (w/ Sick Individuals)

Ze Willen Mee (w/ Bizzey, Lil' Kleine, and Chivv)

Conquerors (w/ Metropole Orkest)

Anthem (w/ Steve Aoki)

12
109 82
David Guetta is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

Like I Do (w/ Martin Garrix and Brooks)

Flames (w/ Sia)

Mad Love (w/ Sean Paul and Becky G)

Helium (w/ Afrojack and Sia)

13
100 75
Steve Aoki is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked
kennygumbs7 added

14
115 91
Seven Lions is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

Calling You Home (w/ Runn)

Ocean (w/ Jason Ross and Jonathan Mendelsohn)

The Sirens (w/ Jason Ross)

Horizon (w/ Tritonal, Kill The Noise, and HAILENE)

15
121 100
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

Nuh Ready Nuh Ready (w/ PartyNextDoor)

One Kiss (w/ Dua Lipa)

16
83 64
Don Diablo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

People Say (w/ Paije)

Everybody's Somebody (w/ BullySongs)

Believe (w/ Ansel Elgort)

Give Me Love (w/ Calum Scott)

Wake Me When It's Quiet (w/ Hilda)

17
90 76
R3hab is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

Lullaby (w/ Mike Williams)

The Wave (w/ Lia Marie Johnson)

Hold On Tight (w/ Conor Maynard)

We Do (w/ Noah Neiman and Miranda Glory)

18
82 71
Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

Cold as Stone (w/ Charlotte Lawrence)

Almost Back (w/ Phoebe Ryan and LöKii)

Fun (w/ Brohug & Mr. Tape)

19
85 77
Said the Sky is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked
Said the Sky

Sound of Where'd You Go (w/ Illenium and 1788-L)

Over Getting Over You (w/ Matthew Koma)

20
75 66
KSHMR is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

House of Cards (w/ Sidnie Tipton)

21
92 89
Alison Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked
Alison Wonderland

Church

No

High (w/ Trippie Redd)

Easy

22
64 60
JAUZ is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked
MarioArley added JAUZ

23
73 72
Krewella is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

Alibi

Runaway

Gold Wings (w/ Shaun Frank)

New World (w/ Yellow Claw and VAVA)

24
67 70
Yellow Claw is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

Villain (w/ Valentina)

Cry Wolf (w/ DOLF, Sophie Simmons)

Summertime (w/ San Holo)

Bittersweet (w/ Sofia Reyes)

Fake Chanel (w/ ASAP Ferg and Creek Boyz)

25
28 27
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked
Markus West0 added