Best DJs of 2013

There are a lot of lists on the web of the best DJs in the world in all sorts of categorys or decades, but here's a list of the greatest mainstream DJs currently active. These are the best selling and the most popular around the globe. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

Hardwell is number 1!
Gotta give credit to a fellow dutchman that plays great music with amazing beats... Always able to get the crowd jumping!
Hardewell is better than tiesto and david guetta
[Newest]Where edward maya and dash Berlin?...

Seen him live and he is amazing!
By far the most creative and talented EDM producer this world has ever seen. I can't mention any other Dj/producer that can compete with Aviciis genuine, unique tracks. He has really set some of the standards to house music, starting with levels and from there on continuing, most recently with fantastic "wake me up" and "hey brother, hey sister" where he combines country with house in a truly spectacular way! He's the man.
Seen him live and he amazing and I got all his remix on my phone
[Newest]Saw his video wake me up it was awesome

3David Guetta
He is the greatest dj ever
The best dj of the world!
It Is The Biggest King Of The World Of Dj And He Is Very Very Good From Remix Of Music. I Love Just One Last Time And Other.
[Newest]Love Most of his songs

4DJ Tiësto
Best of the best dj ever Tiesto Keep Going man!
Best DJ in the world and will be "DJ TIESTO"
Tiesto you are the best dj I have ever seen I am your fan number one and I would like to go to one of your conserts that's my dream and I want to be like you when I grow up
[Newest]Tiesto is a dj that leads the way for other dj

5Armin van Buuren
Your the best dj in the world, civlovecyour song its a feel so good
Best dj ever listened to.. Awesome
[Newest]I need you like breath

Skrillex is the best on earth no one can chop voices like him an no one has as heavy bass lines like him.
Love him especially wild for the nights and right in please every one should vote for him he is the best I really want to meat him no ones like him! And he is so rock I want to put my hair just like his and his logo is the bomb!
Skrillex is the best by far I don't know why he is not first cause he is truly the best and "I LOVE HIM"i mean I worship this man I know every single song he has ever made like really I know all his songs off by heart beacause he is just so realaxing to listen to and no one can ever drop the bass like skrillex
[Newest]The GOD of dubstep music.. no1 can compete him in dubstep.. he just makes a blow off the roof of the stage with his fabulous music..

7Swedish House Mafia
The best, there is no adjetive available to describe how great they are; (obviously un der the best french house dj robots DAFT PUNK
They are the best ever, aren't like David Guetta they do not already recognized artists to make a hit track. My boys are natural.
They are the best next to Tiesto, I love them.
[Newest]Your playing dj is so beautiful

8Calvin Harris
He is an amazing DJ. And he is really FIT
The new tunes that Calvin Harris brings in every new song is amazing... He knows what all is required to rock a party!
There's no doubt that he is the greatest DJ in the world.. He also make a credits to some artist.
[Newest]He is awesome. Nice songs

9Nicky Romero
'i could b the 1'... 'like home',... Etc... This dude on fire!
Hardwell isn't so good I prefer nicky romero
His music is amazing and started by playing drums

Afrojack you r great
He is the best DJ from the world!
Afrojack is the best
His music is just awesome and he makes us rise on his tunes!
[Newest]Afrojack s d stud

The Contenders

Awesome DJ way better than afrojack
DeadMau5 you are the best DJ I have ever listened too you inspired me when I was 5 years old I started drawing you on papers and now I made good hats that you have and I always wear the red one someday I want to try what you because if you keep making music my life keeps building up never quit carry on at what you do best buddy never let yourself down my favorite songs from you are hi friend all the ghosts and stuff or whatever and animal rights like I said never ever quit
The beat dj of the year
[Newest]Deadmau5 must be in the top 3. Have you heard his songs? He made 270 of them (and more to come) in 9 years! Skrillex shouldn't even be in the top 10. His songs are okay, but he only made 70 in 6 years. If you compare, Deadmau5 has made more and better songs than Skrillex in one year. Deadmau5 made an average of 30 songs a year, and Skrillex made an average of 11-12 songs per year.

ALesoo is the best one love you good work Alessandro
Alessos music is the best one, he always creates something new! He deserves to be DJ Number 1
Just like when Alesso live perform, he always make good mix for everyone who listen him 'mixing' & for every second, he makes AMAZE everyone!
[Newest]Alesso is 10X better than David Guetta

13Dimitri Vegas
The best djs in the world att: felipe mesa the fan number 1 of dimitri vegas & like mike:colombia
They r just amazing n for wt I think they r awesome
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike is the BEST! Number 1. from Belgium
[Newest]He is the best

14Daft Punk
It must be the top 9 djs, because Daft Punk always be in level god.
Maybe 13 now but after ram they will be in top 5
Daft punk deserve a best position because the duo has working much much time to make a good song now with the sucess of Get Lucky one more reason to be in a best position.
[Newest]This was the year of Daft Punk's comeback! How can they not be at number 1?

15Dj Blend
Dj BL3ND inspired me to be a DJ!
He is the best in the world I love you dj blend!
Yea god dj is crazy
[Newest]I love his beat and laughs

16Peer Van Mladen
Peer Van Mladen (or ПEEP/PEER) is a Global-Tekkno/House-Deejay from Belgrade/Serbia who played regular on many radios and clubs worldwide.
PEER VAN MLADEN is the best!

Very powerful songs! Love it
This guy has talent.
This guy is going to be huge, major talent and expansive background in classical music!
[Newest]This guy is the best! CLARITY!

18Steve Aoki
I've seen nearly all so called "Top Dj's" and it's true that there are Dj's who make better music than him but the question was who is the best Dj not the best producer and he is definitely the best DJ!
He s the best dj of the world his music is the best
Love him I thing he should be between the top ten best ones of the world I love his musics and the beat of his music he should be for me betwenn the best five at least cause he is a pro love you steve.
[Newest]The songs are to bad

19Bingo Players
'Rattle' is pretty sick

Dutch cool Guys vote for them now
"Showtek is the shiznat, they know how to blend melody wit that bass. BOOYAH! "

Yes! Heady is the best! His music really stands out than that other mainstream stuff... Really talented dj!
Heady is the best
Founder of hardstyle music

22DJ Antoine
Man your song SKY IS THE LIMIT is one of the best...
I don't really like dj antoine, he's not that good

23Martin Garrix
Really awesome! He is the first 17 year old to have a Vevo account! He made the popular 2013 song, Animals.
Only 17 and his song Animals has more than 300 million views and Wizard isn't as famous but I think its even better!


Martin Garrix should be at least in the top ten list

Everything the person has said below is 100% true about david guetta, but I would also like to add Hardwell to the people that are overrated. The main reason for that is because most of his success this year has literally come from W&W. Realistically Hardwell DRASTICALLY changed his style because of these guys. W&W may not make a ton of trance anymore, but as a massive trance fan (Andy Blueman for life) I do respect that these guys have bridged that gap and literally have DOMINATED the house/trance scene this year. Only people that are ahead of them is AvB for sure and MAYBE Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike on the house side of things. But I will safely say that W&W has revolutionized the house and trance scene in the past year ish.
W and W are the best David is terrible Armin van buuren is first
This list is a joke... Sorry but David guetta doesn't do anything that is worth it. He had a trash remix of this is what it feels like. W&W remixed it as well and got a beatport top 10 out of it. This also goes for the code as well considering that was a #1 beatport hit for 2 weeks. The only people above them that don't prerecord most of their sets are Oakenfold Armin van Tiesto. Aside from Armin's album as well ASOT 600 tour, W&W have reigned suprime.
[Newest]Everything said below is entirely true. Especially this year.

This guys the best

26Milan Lieskovsky


28Viktoria Metzker
Wow she is the one of the hottest dj ever. Check her out she knows the knowlege.

This guy innovates in every song, makes use of every tools he can. Simply awesome.
This lad is definitely going to be The Next big Thing.
I am in total love with his music x
Own style, love it!

30Tony Igy

31Infected Mushroom

32Black coffee
Best dj in the world
Best Dj powerful man using one hands is only one Dj in d wrld

Was Absolutely amazing at Tomorrowland this year.

By far the most positive energy in the world

35Angger Dimas
This is my brother, I always support you!
Always support you bro, can't calm and support Angger dimas!
Mass angger, mom alwys love you.. You are the best for me...

36Paul Oakenfold
Tiësto forerunner, top DJ before Tiësto. The true king of trance.
The top trance producer before Tiësto, and the forerunner to DJ Tiësto.
Love paul because his very god trance

37DJ Shadow
So different. He's a mixture of darkness and light.
He is
Good dj for every party.


39DJ Khaled

40Dash Berlin
Love him live and interaction with the crowd.
Keep it up dash... I love all your remix music... you deserve my vote...
HOW IS HE NOT THE BEST? HIS SYNTHS TOP EVERYONES IN THIS LIST. My personal favorite is the better half of me. Love the beat and lead!

41DJ Shadow Dubai
When he mix one song. Its gonna blow your ear dude my name is rohit singh
He is an Best Asian DJ
Best DJ, just love his songs!

42Carl Cox
The one and only carl cox

43Fedde Le Grand
Best balance in his sets between power and good taste
Sensational, moves the earth and sky!
Mostly one of the best dj I ever heard, he knows a lot. Don't forget him because he is briliant.

44Mehran Abbasi

45Andrew Rayel
Umake go like boom boom

46Sander Van Doorn

47DJ Snake
Turn down for what!


49Paul Van Dyk
For an angel is d best


51The Prodigy

This guy has some of the best lyrical mix ins I've ever heard. His hardstyle is easily top 5 behind Izaac, early showtek, dj caffine, headhunterz, and dj zany

Bassnectar needs to be at least top 5. Anybody who thinks different doesn't know what the flapjack they're talkinabout
Bassnectar is mind blowing and far beyond this chart!

I think it's coone --' not Coon. by the way best hardstyle of the world


56Alvin Risk
When he mix one song, its gonna blow your ears dude.. Just listen the new song 2013, mix by him "Designer drugs feat. Alvin risk - Empty hearted" its gonna make you guys going crazy (Y) The best & number 1

57Otto Knows
Hit bigtime with million voices I hope he can make more of the same sound

58Mr. Hahn

59DJ Heskey


61DJ Tumama

62Ferry Corsten
Great artist! Keeps it going ar the marquee in Vegas!

63Adrian Lux
What? He should be higher up than this! An awesome DJ by the way...

64DJ Kent
He is the best African dj

65Cole Plante

66Jesse Marco

67DJ Eglen

68DJ Ountu

69The Glitch Mob

70New World Punx
Don't KNOW WHY NEITHER IS EVEN LISTED NOW YOU KNOW THIS LIST isn't GOOD, ferry and markus are two of the best hands down

Omgg he is the best producr in this werld I love him so much he is like mii god ily s4m01d

Has Produced and Played along side almost everyone on this list. Most djs on this list play and have supported his releases. Also He has Played some of the biggest events on the Planet like numerous times at the world famous Ultra Music Festival.
He is a total master at his art.

73Dj Rush
The best DJ from the old school

74DJ Zedi
Best hip hop hisdj Hindi and English mixed such a godlike


76Dj Clyde Harris

77Kill the Noise

78Thomas Newson
He deserve to be at least in top 50, he makes incredible drops

79DJ Starscream
Best dj ever no dj on this list other than dj lethal dj am or Mr. Hahn hold a candle stick to him and skrillex is not a dj he's not even a musician

80Knife Party
25 place are serious there one of the best dubstep producers of all times and actually deserve to be in top 10
Knife Party for the win!
Don't know why there not on the top 10

81DJ Solovey

82Albrecht Vangelo

83Joe T Vannelli

84Chris Lawyer

85DJ Sudh
It is indian Top Djs...

86DJ Mathijs

87Mark With a K
Mwak is the best en gaat knallen op z'n event van 30 november 2013 : Mark With a K: the next level




91Evil Activities


93Going Quantum

94Capital Kings

Flag bearer of the dirty dutch scene. Just awesome!

Mitis is the best

Best artist! Usa DJ!

98DJ Lethal

99DJ Am (Adam Goldstein)

100Frankie Knuckles
One of the first and best to do house music.R.I. P

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