Top 10 best DJs in the world7 min read

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If you are someone who loves music and is passionate about creating music, let’s take a tour in the world of magic music. Here the magicians or DJ’s rock you. With the outrage of Electronic Dance Music (EDM), with huge led panels, loud speakers, psychedelic lazers and screaming audience the DJs create an ambience where fans move to their beats.

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Here is the list of top 10 DJs

Alan Walker

Just 23 years old guy is a music sensation in the world of EDM. Behind his trademark mask and hoodie is the true artist rocking the creative universe. Alan Walker(DJ Walkzz) is a British Norwegian music producer. The Faded album released in 2015 gave him international acclimation. Those who like EDM, electro house, bighouse, deep house and progressive house will surely love Alan Walker’s music.

In his youtube channel Alan Walker is described as a post-millennial kid who was fascinated by programming, gaming and graphics. He was inspired by EDM producers K-391, Ahrix whom he discovered on youtube. Along with them are movie composers like Steve Jablonsky and Hans Zimmer. Some of the popular tracks of this Dj are Alone, All Falls Down and Diamond Heart. And despite his short career span to date, some of his awards and nominations include 2x Norwegian Grammy, 3x MTV EMA, BRIT Awards, Billboard 21 under 21, and the #17 spot on DJ MAG Top 100. 

Marshmello

DJ Chris Comstock (Marshmello) is an EDM producer and DJ. Marshmello is also known as Dotcom and is one of your DJs making new hit songs by passing years. He is one of the fastest rising dance producers in history. His fanbase ranges from children to adults. Marshmello is one of Spotify’s top 10 most listened to artists. Some of his superhits include Silence, Summer, Wolves, Friends, Happier and One Thing Right. Marshmello collaborated with other artists for remix and other music creation.

The Chainsmokers

Alexander a.k.a ‘Alex’ Pall and Andrew a.k.a ‘Drew’ Taggart are famous names in the world of EDMs. The American electronic DJ and producer duo has formed this band, ‘The Chainsmokers’. The EDM-pop duo achieved a breakthrough with their 2014 song “#Selfie”, which became a top twenty single in several countries. They also released remixes of songs by indie artists. They have won a Grammy award, two American Music Awards, seven Billboard Music Awards and nine iHeartRadio Music Awards. The Forbes 2019 listed them as the highest paid celebrities, the Chainsmokers were the highest paid DJs, dethroning Calvin Harris after six years.

David Guetta

David Guetta is a.k.a the grandfather of EDM. He is one of the best French DJs of all time. Over 9 million albums and 30 million solo studios have been sold. “When Love Takes Over” is crowned as the number one dance-pop collaboration of all time in 2013. He achieved real success with his 2009 album One Love. It included the hit singles “When Love Takes Over”, “Gettin’ Over You”, “Sexy Bitch”, and “Memories”. 

Zedd

Zedd is an amazing singer along with it he writes songs, records music and also is a DJ.  Anton Zaslavski a.k.a Zedd  is a popular name in the EDM, Progressive House and Complextro genre. His song “Clarity”(featuring Foxes), gave him international exposure. After this, he performed and associated with great artists like Lady Gaga, Grey, Matthew Koma. Zedd top Disc Jockey songs are, “Stay The Night,” “I Want You To Know,” “Find You,” “Clarity,” “Beautiful Now,” “Spectrum,” “Happy Now,” “True Colors,” “Stay,” etc.

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DJ Snake

DJ Snake, is a French DJ and record producer. William Sami Étienne Grigahcine better known by his stage name DJ Snake. with his singles “Bird Machine” and “Turn Down for What” he made his debut in 2013. “Bird Machine” is a collaboration with fellow French musician Alesia. The single was picked up by Mad Decent, a Los Angeles-based record label run by Diplo. FoxWeekly labeled him as an “Artist to Watch” in 2014.

Afrojack

Afrojack,[2] is a Dutch DJ, record producer and remixer from Spijkenisse. Nick van de Wall is better known as Afrojack. In 2007, he founded the record label Wall Recordings. His debut album Forget the World was released in 2014. Afrojack regularly features as one of the ten best artists in the Top 100 DJs published by DJ Mag.

He developed an interest in music at an early age and learned to play the piano at the age of five. After leaving school, Van de Wall studied graphic design at the Grafisch Lyceum Rotterdam in Rotterdam for a year before starting on a career as a DJ/producer.

Cavin Harris

Cavin Harris is the richest DJ’s in the world. With his debut studio album, ‘I Created Disco,’. It was released in June 2007, his career in the EDM world began hence. He is also known for his singles “We Found Love”, “This Is What You Came For”, “Summer”, “Feel So Close”, “Outside”, “Feels”, and “One Kiss”.

The singles “Acceptable in the 80s” and “The Girls” both reached the top 10 in the UK.  Cavin worked with many renowned artists such as Rihanna, Ne-YO,Florence Welch etc. He has released five studio albums and runs his own record label, Fly Eye Records, which he founded in 2010. Harris rose to international prominence in 2012 by releasing his 3rd album ‘18months’ which became his first album to chart on the US Billboard 200, peaking at number 19.

Nucleya

Udyan Sagar a.k.a Nucleya is the Czar of the Indian EDM Scene. He is one of the most talented and the highest-paid DJs in India. He is an Indian electronic music producer. He is known for his style of combining EDM along with the traditional Indian musical instruments and ambient sounds. His music is often featured on BBC Radio’s Ist playlist.

His hit albums are ‘Raja Baja’ and ‘Bass Rani’. He is not only popular in India but globally as he has shared the DJ Console with some of the biggies like Skrillex and Diplo. His Little Lotto also got him the Award for “Best Electronica Single” at The Global Indian Music Awards. From farmhouses to the crowd of college feast he is a big name.

Martin Garrix

Garrix is one of the best EDM DJs who have the highest followers on instagram. Martijn Gerard Garritsen, a Dutch DJ and record producer professionally known as Martin Garrix and under other pseudonyms such as Ytram and GRX. His most known singles are “Animals”, “In the Name of Love”, and “Scared to Be Lonely”.

He was ranked number one on DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs list for three consecutive years (2016, 2017, and 2018). Martin was highly motivated by  Dutch DJ Tiësto and gradually began to experiment with his progressive house music and tried to make a style of his own. He has performed at music festivals such as Coachella, Electric Daisy Carnival, Ultra Music Festival, Tomorrowland, and Creamfields.