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The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked

Updated November 14, 2019 524 votes 68 voters 1.7k views22 items

List RulesVote up your favorite (current) DJs who you think deserve way more recognition.

While some DJs quickly blast up to the top of the charts after one release, others remain under the radar for far too long. This list of underrated DJs includes Ibiza favorites, producing geniuses, and everyone in between. Some of the most underrated DJs of 2019 are already having a breakout year by heading out on buzzworthy tours and releasing highly anticipated new albums.

Industry icons like Black Coffee and DJ Lag are among some of the hottest DJs in 2019. British DJ Madam X is also returning to America in 2019, setting her up to go from underrated to superstar this year. DJ duo Bedouin –Tamer Malki and Rami Abousabe – will be performing at festivals across the globe, including Fondation Caprices Festival 2019 in Switzerland and Mexico's RHA Festival.

Which underrated DJ acts do you think deserve more attention in 2019? Vote your favorite underrated 2019 DJ up to the top of this list and be sure to add any artists we may have missed.

  • 1


    EDM, Tropical house
    Dan Griffith, known by his stage name Gryffin (often stylized as GRYFFIN), is an American DJ, record producer and musician. He gained recognition for remixing some well-known songs such as Tove Lo's...  more
  • 2


    Electro House, Progressive House

    AlbumsRevolution (Remixes), Revolution, The Bottle Song (The Remixes), Sending My Love, Prutataaa

    Fadil El Ghoul (born 2 April 1986), better known by his stage name R3hab, is a Dutch DJ and record producer of Moroccan origin. Till date, R3hab has produced two full studio albums, Trouble and The...  more
  • 3

    Lost Frequencies

    Deep house, Tropical house
    Felix De Laet (born 30 November 1993), known by his stage name Lost Frequencies, is a Belgian DJ and record producer. He is best known for his singles "Are You with Me" in 2014 and "Reality" in 2015...  more
  • 4

    Alison Wonderland

    Future bass, Chillwave
    Alexandra Sholler (born 27 September 1986), who performs as Alison Wonderland, is an Australian electronic dance music producer, DJ, and singer. Her debut album, Run, was released on 20 March 2015,...  more
  • 5


    Vocal trance, Trance music
    Masoud is an Iranian trance music producer, Artist and DJ lives in Bandar-e Anzali, Iran he is known for leading Trance music artist community in Iran....  more
  • 6

    Felix Cartal

    Electro house, House music

    AlbumsDifferent Faces, Popular Music, Skeleton EP, Volcano, World Class Driver

    Taelor Deitcher, better known by his stage name Felix Cartal, is a Canadian electronic music producer and DJ. He released his first EP Skeleton in 2009 once he signed with Dim Mak Records. Since then...  more
  • 7

    DJ Lag

    Dace, Electronic

    DJ Lag is a dance/electronic artists hailing from South Africa. He made his global debut in 2016 when he was only 21 years old.

  • 8

    Black Coffee (DJ)

    House, Classical
    Black Coffee (born March 11, 1972) is a South African DJ, record producer. whose real name is Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo. Black Coffee became prominent after participating in the 2004 Red Bull...  more
  • 9

    Anja Schneider

    Electronic, Techno

    AlbumsLily of the Valley, Back to Back, Loop De Mer, Beyond the Valley, Side Leaps Remixes / Rancho Relaxo Remixes

    Anja Schneider is a DJ, producer, radio producer, and label owner in the field of electronic dance music. In 1994, Anja Schneider moved to Berlin and started at the private radio station Kiss FM ....  more
  • 10


    Electronica, Progressive house

    AlbumsAnjunadeep: 04, Multiverse, Moments of Confusion Between Man and Dog, Anjundeep 100 - The Collaborations EP, Labour of Love

    James Cayzer, better known by his stage name Jaytech, (not to be confused with Youtuber Jaytech) is an Australian electronic music producer, DJ, and a trained pianist....  more
  • 11


    Techno, Desert sound

    Brooklyn-based group Bedouin is the collaboration of DJs Tamer Malki and Rami Abousabe. They released their first EP, Mirage, in 2014.

  • 12

    Miss K8

    Techno, Hardstyle
    Kateryna Kremko, known professionally as Miss K8, is a DJ and producer from Kiev, Ukraine. She released her debut single in 2012 titled "Unforgettable", which was released on the Masters of Hardcore...  more
  • 13

    The Black Madonna

    Dance, Electronic
    Marea Stamper, better known as The Black Madonna, is a Dj and producer who became known as the first ever creative director at the renowned Chicago based club Smart Bar. She is best known for her...  more
  • 14


    Thomas Hoeflaak, performing as Toyax, is a Dutch DJ. In 2008 Toyax released his first track Just Before I Left on the label Tektra Music....  more
  • 15


    Uplifting trance, Tech trance
    Alexei Tsygankov. better known by his stage name UCast, is a Belarusian trance DJ and producer from Minsk....  more
  • 16

    Miss Kittin

    Synthpop, Tech house

    AlbumsOr, Intimités, First Album, Calling from the Stars, Batbox

    Caroline Hervé (born 1973), better known by her stage name Miss Kittin, is a French electronic music producer, DJ, singer, and songwriter. Since rising to prominence in 1998 for her singles "1982"...  more
  • 17


    Progressive Trance, Progressive House
    Azotti (Yuri Denisenko) born February 23, 1985, is a Ukrainian electronic dance music DJ and Sound Producer. His tracks have been repeatedly supported by top DJ's such as Armin van Buuren, Paul van...  more
  • 18


    Uplifting trance

    Albums5 Wishes & More, The Labyrinth, Neon, Viola, Closer to Me

    Chab is the stage name used by Swiss trance music producer and remixer François Chabloz. Known for his progressive trance style, Chabloz has an extensive history as a remixer and he has also...  more
  • 19

    Nina Kraviz

    Techno, Tech house

    AlbumsMr Jones, Moses / Headphones, I'm Week, Best Friend (DVS1 Remixes), Pain in the Ass

    Nina Kraviz (born October 15, 1981) is a Russian DJ, producer, and singer. Kraviz was born and raised in Irkutsk, Siberia, Russia. She studied dentistry at the age of 19 in Moscow, where she later...  more
  • 20

    Maya Jane Coles

    Deep house, Tech house

    AlbumsDJ-Kicks: Maya Jane Coles, Fabric 75, Comfort, Heidi presents Jackathon Jams featuring Maya Jane Coles, Miss Kittin and tINI

    Maya Jane Coles is a music producer, audio engineer and DJ based in the United Kingdom, born in London of British and Japanese descent. Under her real name, she mostly composes and plays house music,...  more
  • 21

    John O'Callaghan

    Trance music

    AlbumsA State of Trance 550, Unfold (The Remixes), Never Fade Away, Something to Live For, Bring Back the Sun

    John O'Callaghan is an Irish musician and DJ, mainly producing trance music. He also produces music under the alias of Joint Operations Centre, Mannix, Henrik Zuberstein and Stenna. He has also...  more
  • 22

    Annie Mac

    Dance, Electronic

    AlbumsAnnie Mac Presents 2011, Annie Mac Presents 2012, A to Z: Annie Mac, Annie Mac Presents 2010, Annie Mac Presents

    Annie MacManus (born 18 July 1978), popularly known as Annie Mac, is an Irish DJ and television presenter. She is known as the eponymous host of the electronic dance music show Annie Mac on BBC Radio...  more