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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303 180
Avicii is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Electro house, Alternative dance, House music

2
178 103
Swedish House Mafia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Dubstep, Euro-trance, Tech house

3
218 139
Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

4
248 168
Daft Punk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Electronic music, House music, French house

5
193 126
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

6
163 109
Armin van Buuren is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Vocal trance, Electro house, Neo-trance

7
128 88
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added

8
38 13
Don Diablo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added

9
151 110
David Guetta is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

10
85 55
Axwell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Acid house, Deep house, Electro house

11
124 90
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

12
73 49
Frankie Knuckles is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Disco, House music, Rhythm and blues

13
113 83
Deadmau5 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

14
95 71
Eric Prydz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Tech house, Electro house, House music

15
72 48
Carl Cox is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Acid house, Tech house, House music

16
88 68
Alesso is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Progressive house, Electro house, EDM

17
45 28
Oliver Heldens is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Future house, Tech house, EDM

18
64 46
R3hab is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Trap, Electro house, House music

19
49 32
Tchami is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best House Music DJs
OccupyyWallStreetJames added

20
73 55
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
68 50
Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Dubstep, Lounge music, Deep house

22
76 62
Fatboy Slim is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Rave music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

23
73 57
Afrojack is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Hip hop music, Pop music, Tech house

24
63 48
Sebastian Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best House Music DJs
House music, Progressive house music

25
56 42
The Chemical Brothers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

26
56 44
Martin Solveig is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Pop music, Deep house, Electronic music

27
57 46
Armand Van Helden is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Hip hop music, Electro, House music

28
57 46
Benny Benassi is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

29
31 22
Deorro is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added

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

31
58 53
Nicky Romero is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added EDM, Electro house, Progressive house

32
29 22
Green Velvet is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Minimal techno, Christian music, Electronic body music

33
42 36
Dash Berlin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Trance music

34
26 18
Erick Morillo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Hip hop music, Tech house, Electronic music

35
175 181
Peer Van Mladen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best House Music DJs
predrag added Tech house, Electronic dance music, Electronica

36
51 45
Steve Aoki is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

37
41 35
Bob Sinclar is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Ragga, Electronic music, Electro house

38
13 7
Eiffel 65 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best House Music DJs
1491971760840 added House music, Electronic dance music, Dance music

39
29 25
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 37
Steve Angello is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Tech house, Electro house, House music

41
10 6
Ce Ce Peniston is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best House Music DJs
1491971760840 added Urban contemporary, Dance-pop, House music

42
42 41
Nero is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Dubstep, Synthpop, Electronic music

43
41 40
Moby is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

44
23 20
Robin S is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Urban contemporary, Dance-pop, House music

45
30 28
Felix da Housecat is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Minimal techno, Electronic music, Alternative dance

46
9 7
Jay Hardway is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added

47
37 39
Paul Oakenfold is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Acid house, Balearic beat, Electronic music

48
26 28
Laidback Luke is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Electro house, House music, Dance music

49
21 22
Danny Tenaglia is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Garage house, Progressive house music, Tribal house

50
29 30
Masters At Work is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Electronic music, House music, Garage house