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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. {#nodes}
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Daft Punk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Daft Punk Electronic music, House music, French house

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135 95
Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Tiësto Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

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141 106
Avicii is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Avicii Electro house, Alternative dance, House music

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79 56
Swedish House Mafia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Swedish House Mafia Dubstep, Euro-trance, Tech house

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113 90
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Calvin Harris Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

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100 79
Armin van Buuren is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Armin van Buuren Vocal trance, Electro house, Neo-trance

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63 46
Eric Prydz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Eric Prydz Tech house, Electro house, House music

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76 59
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Hardwell

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81 67
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Zedd Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

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77 64
Deadmau5 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Deadmau5 Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

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61 50
Alesso is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Alesso

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89 78
David Guetta is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best House Music DJs
David Guetta Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

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42 34
Frankie Knuckles is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Frankie Knuckles Disco, House music, Rhythm and blues

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56 49
Fatboy Slim is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Fatboy Slim Rave music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

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Armand Van Helden is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Armand Van Helden Hip hop music, Electro, House music

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42 35
R3hab is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added R3hab Trap, Electro house, House music

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Peer Van Mladen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best House Music DJs
predrag added Peer Van Mladen Tech house, Electronic dance music, Electronica

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47 41
Afrojack is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Afrojack Hip hop music, Pop music, Tech house

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41 35
The Chemical Brothers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best House Music DJs
The Chemical Brothers Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

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44 39
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike Tech house, Rave music, Electro house

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39 34
Carl Cox is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Carl Cox Acid house, Tech house, House music

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46 42
Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Kaskade Dubstep, Lounge music, Deep house

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32 27
Dash Berlin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Dash Berlin Trance music

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43 39
Sebastian Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Sebastian Ingrosso House music, Progressive house music

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26 21
Tchami is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best House Music DJs
OccupyyWallStreetJames added Tchami

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38 34
Martin Solveig is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Martin Solveig Pop music, Deep house, Electronic music

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50 47
Axwell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Axwell Acid house, Deep house, Electro house

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48 45
Nicky Romero is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Nicky Romero

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22 17
Oliver Heldens is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Oliver Heldens

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Bob Sinclar is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Bob Sinclar Ragga, Electronic music, Electro house

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41 39
Benny Benassi is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Benny Benassi Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

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19 15
Deorro is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Deorro

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7 2
Don Diablo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Don Diablo

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20 17
Green Velvet is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Green Velvet Minimal techno, Christian music, Electronic body music

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32 31
Steve Angello is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Steve Angello Tech house, Electro house, House music

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16 13
Erick Morillo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Erick Morillo Hip hop music, Tech house, Electronic music

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34 34
Nero is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Nero Dubstep, Synthpop, Electronic music

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5 2
Jay Hardway is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Jay Hardway

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Laidback Luke is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Laidback Luke Electro house, House music, Dance music

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DJ Dan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added DJ Dan Tech house, Electro house, House music

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25 26
Felix da Housecat is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Felix da Housecat Minimal techno, Electronic music, Alternative dance

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17 17
Robin S is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Robin S Urban contemporary, Dance-pop, House music

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27 29
Basement Jaxx is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Basement Jaxx Deep house, Tech house, Electronic music

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Luciano is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Cristian Ignacio Echeverria Moya added Luciano

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Fedde Le Grand is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Fedde Le Grand Acid house, Tech house, Electronic music

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24 26
A-Trak is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best House Music DJs
A-Trak Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electro

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Blasterjaxx is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Blasterjaxx

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16 17
Moguai is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Moguai Electro house, Neo-trance, House music

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30 34
Paul Oakenfold is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Paul Oakenfold Acid house, Balearic beat, Electronic music

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30 34
Steve Aoki is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Steve Aoki Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house