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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295 173
Avicii is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Electro house, Alternative dance, House music

2
172 98
Swedish House Mafia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Dubstep, Euro-trance, Tech house

3
212 135
Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

4
242 162
Daft Punk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Electronic music, House music, French house

5
187 124
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

6
160 105
Armin van Buuren is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Vocal trance, Electro house, Neo-trance

7
124 86
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added

8
146 109
David Guetta is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

9
34 12
Don Diablo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added

10
120 88
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

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81 54
Axwell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Acid house, Deep house, Electro house

12
94 70
Eric Prydz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Tech house, Electro house, House music

13
71 49
Frankie Knuckles is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Disco, House music, Rhythm and blues

14
110 82
Deadmau5 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

15
70 48
Carl Cox is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Acid house, Tech house, House music

16
87 67
Alesso is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Progressive house, Electro house, EDM

17
63 45
R3hab is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Trap, Electro house, House music

18
48 31
Tchami is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best House Music DJs
OccupyyWallStreetJames added

19
42 27
Oliver Heldens is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Future house, Tech house, EDM

20
69 54
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
66 49
Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Dubstep, Lounge music, Deep house

22
74 61
Fatboy Slim is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Rave music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

23
55 41
The Chemical Brothers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

24
61 47
Sebastian Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best House Music DJs
House music, Progressive house music

25
70 56
Afrojack is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Hip hop music, Pop music, Tech house

26
56 44
Benny Benassi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

27
30 20
Deorro is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added

28
54 43
Martin Solveig is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Pop music, Deep house, Electronic music

29
56 46
Armand Van Helden is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Hip hop music, Electro, House music

30
42 34
Dash Berlin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Trance music

31
29 21
Green Velvet is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Minimal techno, Christian music, Electronic body music

32
26 17
Erick Morillo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Hip hop music, Tech house, Electronic music

33
41 33
Bob Sinclar is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Ragga, Electronic music, Electro house

34
57 52
Nicky Romero is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added EDM, Electro house, Progressive house

35
36 30
Basement Jaxx is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Deep house, Tech house, Electronic music

36
175 180
Peer Van Mladen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best House Music DJs
predrag added Tech house, Electronic dance music, Electronica

37
29 24
DJ Dan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Tech house, Electro house, House music

38
49 44
Steve Aoki is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

39
12 6
Eiffel 65 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best House Music DJs
1491971760840 added House music, Electronic dance music, Dance music

40
40 36
Steve Angello is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Tech house, Electro house, House music

41
41 38
Moby is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

42
41 39
Nero is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Dubstep, Synthpop, Electronic music

43
9 6
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
9 6
Jay Hardway is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added

45
29 28
Felix da Housecat is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Minimal techno, Electronic music, Alternative dance

46
22 20
Robin S is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Urban contemporary, Dance-pop, House music

47
37 38
Paul Oakenfold is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best House Music DJs
Acid house, Balearic beat, Electronic music

48
22 23
Blasterjaxx is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added

49
25 27
Laidback Luke is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best House Music DJs
MarioArley added Electro house, House music, Dance music

50
25 28
Junior Vasquez is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best House Music DJs
House music