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The Best DJs Of 2020, Ranked

Updated November 27, 2020 6.5k votes 408 voters 7.4k views280 items

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Here are the best DJs of 2020. This list features the best electronic music producers and performers in practically every conceivable genre. The hottest EDM artists right now, the top techno DJs today, the heaviest dubstep acts, and biggest trance producers all are included in this list of good 2020 DJs. The biggest current tech house DJstop deep house artists, and best trap and future bass producers feature here as well, as do the top electronic music artists who refused to be pigeonholed by genres, like Porter Robinson and Gesaffelstein. Many of the artists from the DJ Mag top 100 DJs of 2019 list feature here, but so too do the best electronic live acts of 2020. 

Who are your top 10 DJs of 2020? Which modern electronic music artist is the best DJ in the world in 2020?

Vote up the best DJs and producers of 2020 below, and be sure to add any great electronic musicians that you feel we may have missed.

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    Martijn Gerard Garritsen (May 14, 1996), professionally known as Martin Garrix, is a Dutch DJ and record producer from Amstelveen. His most known singles are "Animals," "In the Name of Love," and...  more
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    Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll (born 11 September 1991), better known by his stage name Kygo, is a Norwegian DJ, songwriter and record producer. He garnered international attention with his December 2013 remix...  more
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    Alan Olav Walker (born August 24, 1997), formerly known as DJ Walkzz, is a Norwegian record producer and DJ. He is best known for the 2015 single "Faded", which received platinum certifications in...  more
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    Tijs Michiel Verwest OON (January 17, 1969), better known by his stage name Tiësto, is a Dutch DJ and record producer from Breda. He was named "the Greatest DJ of All Time" by Mix magazine in a poll...  more
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    Armin Jozef Jacobus Daniël van Buuren (born December 25, 1976) is a Dutch DJ, record producer and remixer from South Holland. Since 2001, he has hosted A State of Trance, a weekly radio show, which...  more
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    Pierre David Guetta (November 7, 1967) is a French DJ, music programmer, record producer and songwriter. He has sold over nine million albums and thirty million singles worldwide. In 2013, Billboard...  more
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    Christopher Comstock (born May 19, 1992), known professionally as Marshmello, is an American electronic music producer and DJ. He first gained international recognition by releasing remixes of songs...  more
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    Adam Richard Wiles (born 17 January 1984), known professionally as Calvin Harris, is a Scottish DJ, record producer, singer, and songwriter. He is known for his singles "We Found Love", "This Is What...  more
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    Nicholas D. Miller (December 26, 1990), known professionally as Illenium, is an American musician, DJ, and record producer. He has released three studio albums with his most recent, Ascend, being...  more
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    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
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    Major Lazer is an electronic music project created by American DJ and record producer Diplo initially collaborating with English DJ/producer Switch. The two parted ways in late 2011. Diplo has since...  more
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    Nick van de Wall (born September 9, 1987), professionally known as Afrojack, is a Dutch DJ, music programmer, record producer and remixer from Spijkenisse. In 2007, he founded the record label Wall...  more
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    The Chainsmokers are an American DJ and production duo consisting of Alexander "Alex" Pall and Andrew "Drew" Taggart. They started out by releasing remixes of songs by indie artists. The EDM-pop duo...  more
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    Thomas Wesley Pentz (November 10, 1978), known professionally as Diplo, is an American DJ, songwriter, and record producer based in Los Angeles, California. He is the co-creator and lead member of...  more
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    Carl Cox (born 29 July 1962) is a British house and techno record producer and DJ. In the 1980s, Cox became a mainstage DJ in the electronica industry. He has performed at numerous clubs and events...  more
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    William Sami Etienne Grigahcine (born 13 June 1986), known professionally as DJ Snake, is a French DJ and record producer from Paris. DJ Snake debuted into the international scene with singles "Bird...  more
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    Steven Hiroyuki Aoki (born November 30, 1977) is an American musician, DJ, record producer and music executive. In 2012, Pollstar designated Aoki as the highest grossing dance artist in North America...  more
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    Alessandro Renato Rodolfo Lindblad (July 7, 1991), commonly known by his stage name Alesso, is a Swedish DJ and record producer. He has worked with numerous EDM artists, including Avicii,...  more
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    Niles Hollowell-Dhar (born 6 October 1988), better known by his stage name Kshmr, is an American DJ, record producer, and musician from Berkeley, California. He was ranked at 23rd on DJ Mag's 2015...  more
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    Don Pepijn Schipper (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈdɔn pɛˈpɛin ˈsxɪpər]; born 27 February 1980), better known by his stage name Don Diablo, is a Dutch DJ, record producer, musician and songwriter of...  more
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    Above & Beyond are an English electronic music group consisting of Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness, and Paavo Siljamäki. Formed in 2000, they are the owners of London-based electronic dance music labels...  more
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    Anton Zaslavski (September 2, 1989), better known by his stage name Zedd, is a Russian-German record producer, DJ, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. He primarily produces and performs electro...  more
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    Willem Rebergen, better known by his stage name Headhunterz, is a Dutch hardstyle DJ and music producer. Beginning his career with duo partner Bobby van Putten under the alias, Nasty D-Tuners,...  more
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    Porter Weston Robinson (born July 15, 1992) is an American DJ, Grammy-nominated record producer and musician from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. His debut full-length studio album, Worlds, was released...  more
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