Best EDM DJs


The Top Ten

1 Avicii Avicii Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii, is a Swedish electronic musician, DJ, remixer and record producer.

He Never Disappoints With beats and Has A Very Unique Style At Production Which Is Pretty Rare Now A Days, Plus His Lyrics Are Great, Especially In Hey Brother and Wake Me Up, Which Is Still My Favourite Song From Him Despite Out Old They Is Are and He's Still impressing Me With His Latest Songs Which Are, Without You and Lonely Together, I Still Him and Those Songs and He's Still My Favourite Producer Ever.

I love avicii's mix music

Avicii is the world's best EDM producer

I Really Love His Productions and His Music, He Really Is One Of Those Producers That Can Do No Wrong When It Comes To Production.

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2 Deadmau5 Deadmau5 Joel Thomas Zimmerman (a.k.a. deadmau5) is a Canadian DJ producer, formerly a web developer, who produces a wide variety of electronic musical genres, such as electro and dubstep, but is best known for pioneering work in the areas of progressive house and electrohouse. Notable songs include Ghosts n' more.

There isn't much to say about Mr. Zimmerman, but this man is an influential artist to not just EDM but to the whole music community. His songs' flow never hit a single bump and his style is exceptional. Definitely the go-to artist for EDM. Long live the Mau5!

Most influential and recognized figure in electronic music as well as epic stage presence - RUFNECKD

Deadmau5 is by far better than marshmallow, marshmallow is for teens that don't know where the real elm music is. Deadmau5 can make songs that never are boring with marshmallows terrible beat to then hate the song for being played over and over again

His music is much more stimulating than the other ones in this industry.

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3 Calvin Harris Calvin Harris Adam Richard Wiles, known professionally as Calvin Harris, is a Scottish DJ, record producer, singer, songwriter and remixer . He was known with his hit singles like Summer, This Is What You Came For and How Deep Is Love . He also was cheated on by Taylor Swift in their relationship for Tom Hiddleston more.

I've always really liked Calvin. The problem he now faces is that a lot of his songs have become more mainstream (not sure whether by accident or very deliberate) so I'm guessing he may slip down this list soon, but whether it's his 2008 music or 2017 music, I still love it. He's done so many collaborations but still some solos, but they are always mixed well. Whether he's popular or not, I'm still going to be a fan - Aquaturtle

He is clearly the best obviously

He's simply awful. This is what you came for is annoying

I love his music so much

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4 Skrillex Skrillex Skrillex is an American (Born in 1988, in Los Angeles, California) EDM producer who is known for popularizing dubstep. He is part of the bands Jack Ü (DJ) and From First To Last (Lead Singer). His album Recess debuted at 4 on the BB200, tying him with Zedd for the highest debut for an EDM album on more.

He is the poster boy for dubstep. Ask anyone who the first person is that comes to mind when hear the word Dubstep. 90% of the time someone will answer Skrillex.

Plus Scary Monsters and Sprites has become a classic in the EDM genre. He's left a big impact on electronic music history.

Skrillex is the best dubstep producer in the universe I wish that when the time will come when skrillex will come on top in edm music

Every song of skrillex has a unique dubstep touch

What. Why is he not at the top. He has the hardest dubstep drops, like a million Grammy nominations, and is just an incredible musician overall.

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5 Martin Garrix Martin Garrix Martijn Gerard Garritsen, known professionally Martin Garrix, is a Dutch DJ, record producer and musician.

He has too much talent for a 17 year old.. listen to his signature Animals

When I realised he released Animals at 17, I was shocked. That much talent? Not many 17 year olds can say they've been that successful at that age. Now 20, and he's released so many great tunes - Aquaturtle

Are you kidding me he deserves at least top ten

Listen to animals! He is so talented

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6 Zedd Zedd Zedd is a Russian- German DJ known for his hits such as Clarity, Transmission, and Break Free. He is best known for his album True Colors, which has the highest debut on the Billboard 200 for an EDM album (tied with Skrillex's Recess). He is one the the richest EDM artists in the industry.

Zedd is a musical genius. He will be doing soundtracks when nobody cares about edm anymore

One word. Clarity

He's incredibly awesome

Zeffirelli is overrated and BORING

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7 Hardwell Hardwell Robbert van de Corput, who performs under the stage name Hardwell, is a Dutch big room house and electro house DJ and music producer.

He deserves to be in the top 5 at the least!

Absolutely killing his recent sets! Guy needs to be higher up!

Should be number 1


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8 Daft Punk Daft Punk Daft Punk is a French electronic music duo consisting of producers Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter.

Although they are in this industry since the 90's... They still have it in them.. All there songs have a different feel.. Not at all like todays EDM songs.. But songs like aerodynamic, HBFS, the funk, get lucky, lose yourself to dance, robot rock.. I can listen to these songs all day!

... Why are they 17? Top 5 at least... Jesus whats wrong with you people - gerardothedude

Number 3 at least what is wrong with you all

Yall saying top 5 and top 3 THEY ARE NUMBER 1

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9 Tiesto Tiesto

He is one of the Legends of Dj. But today's generation may like Skrillex or David Guetta but if they really know about the beauty of Edm like pleasing tones overlapping one after other then their opinion may change. Artists who can only produce loud noises may like by many people these days but mostly their songs might be pleasing when you r in a club or u want to party. But if u want to sleep peacefully then artists like Tiesto, Armin, Above & Beyond, Deadmau5, PVD, etc are the best. Listen 'Adagio for strings' of Tiesto (7:23) and u may experience one of the greatest Hallucinations of your Life.

Always felt he moved me more then any other artist. Still love it. Him and Delaney Jane best ever

The guy is really good

He deserves the no. 1 spot.

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10 David Guetta David Guetta

Guetta is the name! He mixes a song better than anybody!

Key word he is edm

Dude he is number 1

He is the best when it comes to edm

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The Newcomers

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? TheFatRat

I think he should be first, he is better than most generic DJs


The Contenders

11 Swedish House Mafia

Greyhound, don't you worry child, save the world, antidote, miami 2 ibiza and many more. Other djs are also great though

Don't you worry child! The best song ever

Don't you worry don't you worry child!

Best of all

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12 The Chainsmokers The Chainsmokers

I actually really like their music. Before closer got really popular, I listened to Roses, Don't Let Me Down etc and I really fell in love with their music. They make really good tracks and their beat is so good - Aquaturtle

THEY SUCK SO MUCH! Closer is probably the worst song I've ever heard. WHAT THE HELL ARE THEY DOING HERE?!

Sure their attitude isn't the best, but their music is amazing. Sure Zedd and Avicii are good, but the Chainsmokers music is the best

Chainsmokers are good, but where are Cheat Codes? - DJvedar1234

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13 Armin Van Buuren Armin Van Buuren

He should be in the top 3

He is god of trance!

You'all just need to be in the state of trance!

He’s top 5 easy. Legend

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14 Nicky Romero

Awesome artist

He is world no.7 dj and soon will be number 1 because he's great...

15 Alan Walker

This guy is an amazing newcomer... Can't wait for more from him

...he's so low, can't believe it. Listen to Faded, Sing Me To Sleep, or other songs. He rocks!

He's so young. I think 1 of his tracks might get more views than gangnam style. He is on a good way of doing it

Ghost producer smh

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16 Tristam

Apart from the amazing sounds he creates, the lyrics are what make him so special. He shares a very relatable situation with every song, and even though they have kind of depressing stories behind them, they are indeed inspiring. He's definitely the number one for me



17 Steve Aoki Steve Aoki Steven Hiroyuki "Steve" Aoki is an American electro house musician, record producer, and music executive.

Steve Aoki is that best. He is the king of EDM

He should take avicii spot

18 Nero Nero Nero are an English electronic music trio, specialising in dark vocal dubstep, electro, drum & bass and drumstep, consisting of Daniel Stephens, Joseph Ray and Alana Stephens (née Watson). They are well known for creating a wide variety of styles of dubstep and drum and bass, combining deep vocals more.

Have you heard "Doomsday" by Nero? It'll completely changed your impression of him, for the good.

Best ever

19 Alesso

Cool progressive house

He is the best

20 Marshmello

Mello brings something unique to the table with his brand of future bass and trap. Do not overlook this guy

Underrated. Listen to his live stuff

He really tries to make his fans happy.

Best music ever

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