Electronic Music The Best House Music DJs  

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Known to many as one of the most popular genres of dance music, house music is known as one of the precursors to the electronic dance music movement. House music's origins are in Chicago in the mid-1980s and its sound is distinctive for its use of repetitive beats, synthesized bass lines and use of a drum machine. Among all the dance music artists, house music artists are some of the most popular DJs in the world. House DJs are known for dynamic live shows and strong regional fanbases who hung on what the best house DJs record and ultimately spin.

So, what are the best house music DJs? When you think of house music, it's likely that DJs like Daft Punk, Axwell, Armin Van Buuren, Fatboy Slim, Zedd, Tiesto and Calvin Harris. These house music artists span all waves of house music and are widely considered to be the best by not only house music fans, but critics as well. Their songs have been heard not only in the dance music scene, but also on mainstream radio as well. 

That said, it's up to you to determine what are the best house music artists. If you notice that a DJ isn't on this list and should be, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best house music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest house music 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 house music bands that you might've heard of.

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307 180
Avicii is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Electro house, Alternative dance, House music

2
178 105
Swedish House Mafia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Dubstep, Euro-trance, Tech house

3
220 139
Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

4
195 126
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

5
249 169
Daft Punk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Electronic music, House music, French house

6
164 110
Armin van Buuren is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Vocal trance, Electro house, Neo-trance

7
40 13
Don Diablo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added

8
130 88
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added

9
87 55
Axwell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Acid house, Deep house, Electro house

10
152 111
David Guetta is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

11
126 90
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

12
97 71
Eric Prydz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Tech house, Electro house, House music

13
73 51
Frankie Knuckles is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Disco, House music, Rhythm and blues

14
113 85
Deadmau5 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

15
90 68
Alesso is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Progressive house, Electro house, EDM

16
51 32
Tchami is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best House Music DJs
OccupyyWallStreetJames added

17
72 50
Carl Cox is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Acid house, Tech house, House music

18
65 47
R3hab is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Trap, Electro house, House music

19
46 29
Oliver Heldens is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Future house, Tech house, EDM

20
74 56
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Tech house, Rave music, Electro house

21
69 51
Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Dubstep, Lounge music, Deep house

22
64 48
Sebastian Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best House Music DJs
House music, Progressive house music

23
57 42
The Chemical Brothers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

24
76 64
Fatboy Slim is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Rave music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

25
73 59
Afrojack is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Hip hop music, Pop music, Tech house

26
58 47
Benny Benassi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

27
56 45
Martin Solveig is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Pop music, Deep house, Electronic music

28
57 47
Armand Van Helden is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Hip hop music, Electro, House music

29
31 23
Deorro is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added

30
37 31
Basement Jaxx is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Deep house, Tech house, Electronic music

31
58 54
Nicky Romero is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added EDM, Electro house, Progressive house

32
175 182
Peer Van Mladen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best House Music DJs
predrag added Tech house, Electronic dance music, Electronica

33
42 37
Dash Berlin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Trance music

34
52 46
Steve Aoki is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

35
29 23
Green Velvet is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Minimal techno, Christian music, Electronic body music

36
14 7
Eiffel 65 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best House Music DJs
1491971760840 added House music, Electronic dance music, Dance music

37
26 19
Erick Morillo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Hip hop music, Tech house, Electronic music

38
41 36
Bob Sinclar is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Ragga, Electronic music, Electro house

39
29 26
DJ Dan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Tech house, Electro house, House music

40
41 38
Steve Angello is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Tech house, Electro house, House music

41
43 41
Nero is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Dubstep, Synthpop, Electronic music

42
41 41
Moby is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

43
10 7
Ce Ce Peniston is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best House Music DJs
1491971760840 added Urban contemporary, Dance-pop, House music

44
30 29
Felix da Housecat is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Minimal techno, Electronic music, Alternative dance

45
23 21
Robin S is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Urban contemporary, Dance-pop, House music

46
37 40
Paul Oakenfold is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Acid house, Balearic beat, Electronic music

47
15 16
Vicetone is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Progressive house, Electro house, Deep house

48
9 8
Jay Hardway is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added

49
26 29
Laidback Luke is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Electro house, House music, Dance music

50
21 23
Danny Tenaglia is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Garage house, Progressive house music, Tribal house