Top Ten DJs

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The Top Ten

1 David Guetta David Guetta Pierre David Guetta is a French DJ, songwriter, record producer and remixer who has sold over nine million albums and thirty million singles worldwide. In 2011, Guetta was voted as the number one DJ in the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll.

I think David guetta deserves to be in the top 5 because he s one of the best djs alive and made very very good songs... I

David guetta is my number 1 fan. I always listen to his music and blimey it was good. Crikey, why is he in number 3? He should be in number 1 because he deserves it. If you disagree, I'm sorry mate. He is number 1 no buts no nothing.

Is this a fake list!? Tiesto at ONE? That's so impossible with David out here! Listen to David Guetta songs! He is simply the best! Please vote David Guetta with 100% votes!

Best DJ on the Universe.The God Of Music.

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2 Avicii Avicii Tim Bergling (September 8, 1989 - April 20, 2018), better known by his stage name Avicii, was a Swedish electronic musician, DJ, remixer and record producer. He is best regarded for his work in Electronic Music during the 2010s in which his works have charted among the Top 40 Radio and for his influence ...read more.

BEST DJ EVER! NO DOUBT! He should be higher than ranked fifth! MORE VOTES FOR AVICII! Plus Wake Me Up is an amazing song he did!

Dudes levels changed my life. Avicii should be at least on the top 5.

Why is avicii rank 11? He is the best dj I've ever seen! Listen to levels and you will know!

Best DJ easy. Just look at wake me up and levels.

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3 DJ Tiesto DJ Tiesto

GREAT SONGS MIX, CREATIVE, GENIUS & 1 OF A KIND.

Initially I liked Tiesto because he was the one when I actually started listening EDM. But today I like him more for his talent rather than for memories I have when I actually started listening to him. And I hate people when they slam other artists because of their own particular favorites, Specially Skrillex & Guetta's fans when they scream HOW COULD TIESTO be number 1? Skrillex can also be slammed. Like, u can say he produces same ass beats always. However, Guetta & Skrillex are also my favorites including Tiesto.

One more thing I would like to tell, if u want to party & dance then u can listen Skrillex & Guetta But if u wanna experience Hallucinations that u have never experienced in your lifetime then take pot, just close your eyes & listen to 'Adagio for Strings'. You may experience that his 'Adagio for strings' is actually one of the best songs of all time.

Meanwhile, the favorites ranking of anyone can't be criticized because it's a matter of personal choice. And ...more - hasandarvish

he is the best DJ in the world and his tracks are very powerful amazing, he also has the ability to improvise very well

At the age of 49, still rocking!

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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 ...read more.

What!
dude you kidding me? DJ Tiesto's such a bore
and Mad Mike Metrovich... Never heard of him
joe hahn... He's such a fat-ass
man, the best is skrillex
Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites...
Bangarang...
My Name Is Skrillex...
Benny Benassi feat. Gary Go - "Cinema (Skrillex Remix)"...
First of the Year (Equinox)...
SKRILLEX ROCKS...

Skrillex is amazing. He actually makes pretty much all of the music in his songs, maybe with a little bit of vocals from other artists. But my point is he doesn't just make up a boring drum beat and have repeat for 3 minutes and get someone to sing over it(usually autotuned) like other Djs do. No 2 should be Joe Hahn

How the hell is skrillex not number 1?! He is way better than Tiesto. He's a cool dude and he goes hard core with his music. I love the Cinema Remix, Reptile from Mortal Kombat, Bangarang, Kyoto and Ruffneck bass, First of the year! I love Sonny! He is way better than Daft Punk, that's for sure, Daft punk has totally gone downhill if you ask me. Skrillex makes the kind of music he wants to make without any crazy gimmick. And his bass drops? AMAZING - dragonfly99

I was just listening to scary monsters and nice sprites and I loved it and I also listened to kill EVERYBODY and I also loved it

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5 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 popularizing work in the areas of progressive house and electrohouse, along with the genres themselves. ...read more.

I am simply astonished that he is not #1. It just amazes me. The mau5 took electronic music to a whole new level and inspired a whole new generation of DJs (myself included). Tiesto and Guetta don't even BEGIN to compare with the greatest DJ of all time!

This is number 9? The Mau5 is the KING of DJ's. David Guetta is way too mainstream, Skrillex is simply focused on loud noises... But Deadmau5 is perfect - blending slick beats, bouncy synths, prominent bass, and sick beats. If you don't know what I mean, listen to Strobe, The Veldt, Animal Rights, Faxing Berlin, and Fifths. DEADMAU5 FOR THE WIN!

How is Deadmau5 No.7. And how is Skrillex and Daft Punk not in the top 3. Avicii isn't even good. Tiesto is pretty good and David Guetta is alright. This astonishes me to see proper DJ's not in the top 3. If you like proper techno listen to Deadmau5, Daft Punk, Paul Van Dyk, Sasha, John Digweed or the bloody beetroots. Or if you like Dubstep then you listen to skrillex or if you wanna be chilled Kaskade and Moby will do it perfectly.

Many artists can come and go nuts there will always be one Deadmau5, he's always the best in my list and this guy proved that you always don't have to be orthodox to have fans

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6 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.

People, Common Hardwell at 37? That is just not fair. How is this even possible when Tiesto is at the top. Almost all tracks bu hardwell are very comparable to those by tiesto and many are even better.

HE is the best dj in world and he has the best iconic ringtone that world's best dj have to have, his music is too good that we always want to listen and last but not list he is great man too

To this day I have not heard a single Hardwell track that I don't like! Listen to How We Do, Apollo, Where have you been (hardwell remix), Encoded or Cobra, all such high quality songs

I Think the best dj is hardwell of all time his songs touches my heart

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7 Calvin Harris Calvin Harris Adam Richard Wiles, known professionally as Calvin Harris, is a Scottish DJ, record producer, singer, songwriter and remixer. He is known for his hit singles like Summer, This Is What You Came For and How Deep Is Love.

Why is he so low? Calvin is the best! Please listen to his music and vote him up! His really good songs- "you used to hold me, " "feel so close, " "I'm not alone" etc.

Calvin is the best dj. Considering his his latest album, almost every track is a hit... Its very unfair to him being rated so low while he can make high quality music... Something needs to be done about this!

Calvin Harris is the king of dance. Calvin should be higher in the chart, you haven't seen Tiesto being classed as the king of dance. Calvin should be number 1

We found love, enough said - MisterX

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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.

Because they are the best Djs in the world

how they are not #1 let alone not on the list is beyond my belief. -

Best DJs ever! Because first they don't search recognition like other DJs and they hide their identity, secondly they brought French house music to the rest of the world!

Firstly They seem to take a different approach to edm as it almost feels that there is no edm attached to it thus being the clear cut transition from rock and pop to edm. And secondly they dress up as robots! Isn't it just plain simple dope?

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9 Armin Van Buuren Armin Van Buuren Armin van Buuren is a Dutch remixer, music producer, DJ, musician, pianist and songwriter from South Holland.

He's considered as the best dj of all time by the djmag, the reference about Dance and Electro!
GO ARMIN!

Armin Van Buuren can easily get into the top 10! He is SO awesome! - belfastboy15

How can Mad Mike Metrovich (never heard of him) be ahead of the best dj in the world Armin Van Buurenn

Only one word GOOSEBUMPS

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10 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.

What...? Zedd is not at the top 10 list. What is going on here? You People's do not have any knowledge about music. ZEDD is one of the most talented dj beside David Guetta, Tiesto, Armin van Buuren, Deadmau5, Hardwell, Calvin Harris, Skrillex, Afrojack, Alesso, Swedish House Mafia, Nicky Romero etc. If You Don't Believe me Just listen to his tracks. Listen to Clarity (Featuring Foxes).

What, how could he doesn't come in top 5 ranking, he is totally different from others. Hear he all songs from his latest album 'True color'. He is just great then Tiesto and others in ranking. This is not fair with him. Others who don't support him don't support, but I will support him till I die.

I Think Zedd should be up there in 10. He is so good he made Electro/Techno music to pop mainstream... and people who aren't in this genre can easily listen to this guys music.

I like the way of unique tune of zedd, you always see a different sound of electronic for every dj's... The music of "clarity" it's insane Orchestra! Same with "beautiful now"
What about "true color" it's a high new level of sound

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11 Swedish House Mafia

Common People, 3 amazing DJ's in one group
They deserve a top 10 spot
They will be missed
SHM

Come on peeps! A supergroup like swedish house mafia should not be at 11. They at least deserve to be in the top 5. Don't believe me? - listen to "Don't You Worry Child" & "Save The World".

Come on... Really? Out of the top 3?

These guys are truly amazing. - EastZombie

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12 Afrojack Afrojack Nick van de Wall, commonly known by his stage name Afrojack, is a Dutch DJ, record producer and remixer.

You are like a god for me afrojack. Everyday when I get out of my bed I start my day with your songs. Fantastic man. But how is he not number 1. People support him please

Afrojack is right up their wit tiesto and guetta.

Your Song ( Ten Feet Tall And Summer Thing ) Is Best Forever... Afrojack Should Be In Top Ten List... ( BECAUSE HE MAKES VERY GOOD SONGS )...

This guy's cool. - EastZombie

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13 DJ Fresh

Dj fresh is amazing and he was all over the radio so how is he not in the top 10

Just reward the guy for what he's worth. HE'S very innovative

Anyone who has actually seen this guy live knows why...

Keep it up bro

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

What is wrong with you all... Martin garrix should be at least in the top 10... And definitely in the top 3. Just listen to his songs and I'll be a fan... What didn't you guys ever listen to tremor, virus, helicopter, animals, etc. if you haven't then I bet your life is boring and lame. Vote him man come on.

Martin is a young kid who achieved his peak @ a small age lad's... He deserves to be in top 10...

Martin Garrix is so much more awesome than David Guetta! David Guetta sucks his own... Please vote for Martin Garrix! - Woozaa

Martin garrix is the #1 dj

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15 Joe Hahn

The God of DJ! He is the best. Thank you Mike Shinoda for discovering him! He can close his eyes and still jam like hell!

In fact! Joe Hahn is the best DJ ever, he can make something different with his skill in Linkin Park

I have never seen such an artist. Mr Hahn rocks and he is amazing in the turntables. In fact, Linkin Park is the best band in the world.
They can't be outrun and they can't be outmatched.

Linkin Park is the best. - DarkBoi-X

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16 Benny Benassi

I like how he is always providing the base track for other DJs to remix. Without Benny Benassi, awesome remixes like Skrillex's Cinema would never have come to be. I do not think that he is The Best, but he should be given more recognition as an important DJ.

I agreed Benny Benassi is up there today as one of the most important dj's with the likes of David guetta, skrillex to be honest I never was much into techno but that all changed once I heard Cinema (skrillex remix) one of the best songs to grace this world

I Think Benny should be in the top 10 because he is a beast with his hits "Satisfaction" and "I Love My Sex" and he's especially a beast when he's featured in the song "Beautiful People" by Chris Brown and that's What I think! So let's bring Benassi To the Top!

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

Steve Aoki at 70, really
He should at least be in the top 15
Have you ever heard his Pursuit of happiness remix, Classic

Come on guys? A light that never comes? Not even in top ten? REALLY?!

This guy should be in the top 10 at least. He is the 5th richest DJ.

This guy needs top 1 lol. This a mad house whyyy

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18 Paul Van Dyk

Paul Van Dyk has got to be in my top FIVE along with the DJs that have been leading the Dj mag Tiësto, Armin Van Buuren.

The James Cameron of trance music: Paul Van Dyk. He's one of the best DJs in all of trance. Not kidding. You should dance and sing along to some of his tunes.

He is the number 1 no doubt about that, legendary and phenomenal! He has aquired a unique status of undisputed and ever prevailing admirable one!

Paul van dyk is a legend live he is the best dj in the history, he even won an oscar do, he shuffles with a men in the drums on live

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19 Mad Mike Metrovich

Mike is gone. but played the best music and had the best dances. MISS YOU MIKE!

Mad Mike was the best, He should be back in number one, where he belongs...

amzing, amazing and amazing i just love the man THE BEST DJ IN THE WORLD LISTEN TO HIM ALLL THE TIME - dazza

You dj the best I like your songs and mixes

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20 Nicky Romero

His live performances are the best ones in all festivals!

He deserves to be in the top 10's... He is just perfect

HOW?! WE MAY NEVER KNOW

Love it

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21 Above & Beyond

Above & Beyond is behind Nero, Ken Shelton, and Hahn, let alone 17 other DJ's not named Daft Punk (Who I put at #1... ) This is a joke. They do so much for the EDM community!

On my way to heaven

Exactly. Above and Beyond...at least 3rd or 4th.

22 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 ...read more.

Listen to the welcome reality album freon start to finish and you'll be blown away. Its epic

23 Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike

They should be in top 10

What they are the bloody best

They are the best in the world

They are number 1 duo

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24 Tiësto

Tiesto has many albums and all are killers. Should be top ten

Why is there two tiestos?

25 Alan Walker

My favorite songs are all made by him: Alone, Faded, Sing Me to Sleep, Spectre, Fade, and Force

Alan walker should be top ten..

Should be in the top 3 thought his my number 1, my favorite of his is the spectre, force and alone

He is just the best you can become

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26 Tiesto Tiesto

Only the third tiesto on the list. maybe he'd be first if you all voted for the same tiesto

27 DJ Khaled DJ Khaled Khaled Mohamed Khaled, known professionally as DJ Khaled, is an American record producer, radio personality, DJ and record label executive.

Dj khaled is the best dj and should be in the top 15

LEGEND OF THE GAME

Dj khaled is number 1 no doubt - HomogeneousKhalidus

He's the best music! Another one! DJ Khaled!

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28 Fatboy Slim

205? This dude is a legend, bring him to the top 10! - Mumbizz01

This guy should be on the top 10

Amazing at samples. - 445956

I wasted my vote. Now I realize DJ Khaled is above Norman. How stupid. - 445956

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29 Moby Moby Moby is an American musician, who has produced inventive new styles to various subgenres of electronic music, inspired by 1950's gospel as much as by modern rock, and musicians from New Order to David Bowie. ...read more. V 1 Comment
30 Grandmaster Flash Grandmaster Flash Joseph Saddler, better known as Grandmaster Flash, is a Bajan-American hip hop recording artist and DJ.

Please fix the bug on the website and put Flash at #1

Bro! Flash needs to be #1

The pioneer. The greatest to ever live.

message

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31 Peer Van Mladen Peer Van Mladen

Like PEER VAN MLADEN

32 Tritonal

One of the best Dj's in our time... And my personal favorite -$atellite Just A f****** awesome track!

33 The Chainsmokers The Chainsmokers The Chainsmokers are an American DJ and production duo consisting of Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart. The EDM-pop duo achieved a breakthrough with their 2014 song "#Selfie", which was a top twenty single in several countries.

They don't deserve to be on 56th position...anyway, I am a BIG FAN!

The chainsmokers r amazing they should be in the top 20

They are terrible, to be honest

YALL NEED TO KNOW WHAT MUSIC MEANS! CHAINSMOKERS don't JUST MAKE MUSIC TO LISTEN BUT THEY MAKE IT FOR THE SOUL! haven't YALL HEARD CLOSER? YO, THEY shouldn't BE IN THE TOP 30, THEY SHOULD BE IN THE TOP 5!

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34 Don Diablo

WHY IS DON AT 34?!

35 Infected Mushroom Infected Mushroom Infected Mushroom is an Israeli musical duo formed in Haifa in 1996 by producers Erez Eisen and Amit Duvdevani. They are best known for pioneering the genre of psychedelic trance, but also for combining this with experimental bass music, as well as rock and Middle Eastern influences. The album "Converting ...read more.

different.

36 DJ Snake DJ Snake William Sami Etienne Grigahcine, known professionally as DJ Snake, is a French DJ and record producer.

This New Artist Is AWESOME. Songs Like Get low And Turn Down For What Are Amazing

Come on guys stop this stupidity and just vote for him already. How can he be on 69?

Middle and You Know You Like It are songs that make him deserve the no. 1 spot

He is great. I also like Marshmellow. - KKwing

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37 Knife Party

Knife party is one of the most creative producers. He makes epic music. Go listen to centipede to know what I'm talking about. Easy entry into top 5 soon!

Producer of some of the best techno songs

Knife Party Deserves a spot in the top 10> fire Hive!

Knife Party are the best.
Haven't heard them?
Go listen.
See for yourself.

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38 Dani3l
39 Chris Schweizer
40 Dash Berlin
41 Alesso

Alesso's music is just perfect. His music is just so much pure. Don't believe me? Listen to years (vocal extended) feat. Mathew komma.

Alesso just made a new album called Forever. Check it out, you'll love it.

He is the best... In 1 year he will be in the top 10

Why alesso at 36? All his music are genius

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42 R3hab
43 Dillon Francis

Lol boi you bad

44 DJ Kool Herc

I admire you man

45 Gemini
46 Darude

For me he is the best DJ I've ever seen!
He doesn't have many songs but they're very great!
You have to listen to these:

Sandstorm
Feel The Beat
My Game
I Ran (So Far Away)
Stars (Here With Me)
Rush
Etc... - mehas

Darude - sandstorm, best way to troll people

Feel the beat and Sandstorm are great. I love them

Darude - Sandstorm. Enough said.

47 Sven Väth
48 Jack U
49 Hard Rock Sofa
50 Filo & Peri
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