ANDElectronic Dance Music has gained massive popularity all over the world in recent years. Disc Jockeys or DJs are an essential part of EDM, taking the genre to a much higher level. DJs are the life of any music festival or concert. Here is the Top 10 DJs list in the world in 2022:
Marshmello is a popular disc jockey who is an EDM music producer as well. He is well-known for wearing a big dead Marshmellow helmet over his head all the time he is performing. He does not reveal his identity while he is performing and no one knows who the person is under the helmet. It is believed that Marshmello is actually American DJ Christian Comstock known as Dotcom.
He rose to fame in 2015 with his first song, ‘WaVez’ which he released on SoundCloud. He got support from famous DJ Skrillex who uploaded his song ‘Find Me’ on his SoundCloud page. He has collaborated with famous artists like Troye Sivan, Selena Gomez, Khalid, and many others.
9. Steve Aoki
Steven Hiroyuki, better known by his stage name Steve Aoki is a popular American EDM artist, music producer, and DJ. He got the BEST DANCE/ELECTRONICA ALBUM nomination for the Grammy in 2012 for his album, ‘Wonderland’. He is well-known for throwing birthday cakes at the fans at his concerts. He founded a record label named Dim Mak Records in 1996. He collaborated with bands like Esperanza, Ebullition Records, This Machine Kills, and The Fire Next Time, and artists like Iggy Azalea, LMFAO, Will.i.am, 2 Chainz, Afrojack , and many more.
French DJ Nick Van De Wall, popularly known as Afrojack is also a mixer, songwriter, and music producer. He is 6’8” and started DJing at the age of 14. He released his first song, ‘In Your Face’ in 2007. His most popular song is, ‘Take Over Control’ starring Eva Simons. He wrote the song, Run the World’ by Beyonce and collaborated with Pitbull for the track, ‘Give Me Everything’. His latest single from him, ‘Hey Mama’ starring David Guetta, Nicki Minaj, and Bebe Rexha became a massive hit.
Another French DJ, music producer, songwriter, and mixer on the list is David Guetta. He is known as the ‘Great father of EDM’ among worldwide music lovers. He has been making songs since the 1990s. His track ‘When Love Takes Over’ in 2009 by David and Kelly Rowland became one of the best dance-pop numbers of all time.b he collaborated with many famous musicians like Nicki Minaj, Afrojack, Avicii, Rihanna, Sia, Alesso, and more. Some of his most popular songs by him are ‘Titanium’ featuring Sia, ‘Hey Mama’, ‘Who’s That Chick’, ‘Memories’, and ‘Where Then Girls At’ among many others.
Chaincmokers have been called one of the most famous Dj in the World many times. The American duo of DJs and music producers is comprised of artists Alex Paul and Andrew Taggart. Though they are called Chainsmokers they do not smoke. They first became famous with their viral single, ‘Selfie’ released in 2014. Their 2014 song, ‘Roses’ also became a major hit. They won a Grammy award for Best Dance Recording for their song ‘Don’t Let Me Down’. Their most popular soundtrack so far is ‘Closer’ which went viral breaking many records. They have collaborated with artists like Halsey, Emily Warren, Coldplay, and many others.
5. DJ Tiesto
Tijs Michiel Verwest or Tiesto is a Dutch music producer and DJ who has his wax model at Madame Tussauds in London. He is one of the Top 10 DJs 2021 and known as the godfather of EDM. He started broadcasting his music in 1994 on the chemo and Coolman sub-labels of Noculan Records. He became popular by remixing Delerium’s song, ‘Silence’. He has collaborated with artists such as Van Buuren, Gouryella, Kamaya Painters, and more. Some of his most popular tracks by him are ‘Boom’, ‘God is dancer’, and ‘Zero 76’, among many others.
4. DJ Harwell
The Dutch DJ, remixer, and record producer Robert van de Corput is known to his fans as Hardwell. He is well-known to his fans for his impressive judo skills. He became the number 1 DJ in the world in 2013 and 2014. He started his music career in 2009 and he created a bootleg of ‘Show Me Love Vs. Be’. He founded his own recording label Revealed Recording that he in 2010. He also has his very own weekly radio show called ‘Hardwell On Air radio’ and a podcast in 2011. He collaborated with artists like Martin Garrix, Jason Derulo, and duo Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike. His most popular songs by him are ‘Zero 76’, ‘Spaceman’, and ‘Apollo’ featuring Amba Shepard.
3. DJ Armin Van Buuren
Another Dutch artist on the list is DJ Armin Van Buuren. He is a DJ, remixer, and music producer. He has received a Grammy nomination for Best Dance Recording in 2014 for his single, ‘This is what it feels like’. He has a weekly radio show called, ‘The State Of Trance’, which is broadcasted in 84 countries on more than 100 FM radio stations. He has become extremely popular for his radio show. His finest soundtracks by him are, ‘Great Spirit’, ‘Sunny Days’, ‘Blah Blah Blah 2019’, and more.
2. DJ Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike
The Belgian DJ and music producer duo DJ Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike are currently number 2 in the list of Top 10 DJs 2022. They dominate the Tomorrowland music festival each year. The duo started DJing from a very young age in small clubs. They were also the first DJ of beat Fm radio. They became very popular with their soundtrack, ‘Rotterdam City Of Love’. They have teamed up with artists like David Guetta, Martin Garrix, Hardwell, and more.
1. DJ Martin Garrix
DJ Martin Garrix is the number one DJ in the world right now. He is a Dutch musician and record producer as well. I have gained worldwide popularity before his 18th birthday. He was discovered by Tiesto and he went viral for his 2013 hit single, ‘Animals’. He collaborated with David Guetta for his latest single, ‘So Far Away’.
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