Worst Electronic Music Artists

SelfDestruct

The Top Ten

1 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.

Skrillex deserves a high spot on this list, but deadmau5 is amazing. Come on, man. - PositronWildhawk

Hey all the haters if you hate Skrillex no problem I have a challenge open your computer download a DAW and make a song. - Ankush12

He has some of the weirdest sounds and beats but just makes it look terrible - CoolCat999

The godfather of brostep. Fratboy Sound deluxe. The worst of its kind.

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

Most of his songs are good, but some times he did not give credit to the singers of the song like Lay Me Down and Addicted to you... ,he thinks that the songs are good only because of him, not by singers!.. That I really don't like. - glambert

You have to be kidding. Avicii NUMBER 2. Tracks like Levels, Seek Bromance, I Could Be The One and Wake Me Up are all amazing. After he released True he did start to go downhill with track like Waiting For Love but no way is he number 2 worst - OrangeCookie

Avicii is basically pop that's been sneaked into the electronic list. - PositronWildhawk

I blame Avicii for bringing country into this.

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3 Knife Party

Are you serious? Knife Party is pretty awesome. Their songs are pretty cool. what I think that most people don't like about them is that some of their songs are really not that appropriate. Like "Internet Friends". I guess it is ok...but it is all like "You blocked me on Facebook, and now, your gonna die". It kinda freaked me out, and now, don't block people on Facebook.

This band is awesome - the_stig2

Get them off this list. Now - wrests

Never gotten into Knife Party. - OrangeCookie

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4 The Chainsmokers The Chainsmokers

Watch "how every chainsmokers song is made" on youtube. It exposes them for the talentless losers they are.

At least Avicii and David Guetta are taking music seriously. All Chainsmokers do is make jokes songs.

For the record Selfie is THE WORST song on earth.

Selfie is the worst song yes, but the rest of their songs are so much better. Listen to Roses, New York City, etc., you won't regret it.

Cringy and Repetitive. Enough said. Generic Garbage - OrangeCookie

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5 Blood on the Dance Floor Blood on the Dance Floor Blood on the Dance Floor is an American scene duo currently consisting of Dahvie Vanity and Fallon Vendetta that formed in 2006. Former members include Jayy von Monroe (2009-2016) and Garrett Ecstasy (2009). All of them provided vocals to the project. ...read more.

Not only bad music, also horrible people.

How Skrillex is above these guys I'll never know.

Not number 1! Is Skrillex really that bad? - ProPanda

I wouldn't call them electronic but I remember them wanting girls to take off their bras on stage.

I know that has nothing to do with their musical merit but you know how much that is. - djpenquin999

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6 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 ...read more.

This has nothing to do with anything, but I like his cat. It looks soft. - RiverClanRocks

Ah, the days when he deserved to be as high as possible. - ProPanda

7 Rick Ross Rick Ross William Leonard Roberts II, better known by his stage name Rick Ross, is an American rapper and entrepreneur .

Now that his star has fallen so much that he is reduced to just being the opening act for Deadmau5 he qualifies to be on this list and is by far the worst at anything he does. Need I say more?

Why do you assume we are all "guys"? You must are a sexist.

Guys! Rick Ross is a rapper not an electronic music artist!
By the way, he is very awesome! - SelfDestruct

Okay, U.O.E.N.O. was terrible, but... WHAT? - Zach808

8 DJ Fresh

The whole Forza Horizon soundtrack is pure garbage. - SelfDestruct

He ain't Fresh! Enough Said...

9 David Guetta David Guetta

Many of the other bad ones here have been mere annoyances in the music industry and fodder for stereotypes at most, whereas this guy's practically killing a whole genre. We will NOT stand for this...get him to the top! - Entranced98

Dude, this guy sucks the ass. Ugh, worse than Skrillex.

He destroyed House, at least we still have Trance.

This guy has somehow managed to kill a whole entire genre, that genre being house :( - wrests

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10 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.

One of their songs ruined Forza Horizon for me - SelfDestruct

No, they are great. - 445956

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

Why is this sorry excuse for a DJ below F Buttons, who are awesome? - WonkeyDude98

12 Baauer

His next song, Temple, was a flop on the Billboard Hot Dance/Electronic Charts. Thanks America

Also, Harlem Shake was a thing.

His songs are pretty annoying...take Harlem Shake as an example

13 F*** Buttons

People are most likely only voting this because of the explicit name. Surf Solar is a banger, and ya'll are huge prudes. - djpenquin999

I really don't get why they're so high.

14 Borgore

The worst. Quite actually, the worst. - WonkeyDude98

He adds way to much sex affiliated stuff into his songs. Otherwise, he's really good with dubstep.

But lay down a little bit on sex in dubstep I mean it's fine but not so much of it..

15 Skream
16 Major Lazer
17 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' ...read more.

How is he even on the the worst list, he is one of the best

People only hating cause they don't even understand his genre. *sigh* Oh well.

PositronWildhawk disapproves. - RiverClanRocks

T.B.H, yeah he ain't that good. - ProPanda

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18 Owl City Owl City Owl City is an American Synthpop/Electronica project created in 2007 in Owatonna, Minnesota; it is the most successful of several projects by singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Adam Young.

This shouldn't be on here - BrotherOfWolves001

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