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Spur’s Top 10 DJ’s Around the World

When we talk about top DJ’s, we mean those that earn the most money, sell the most records and fill the biggest arenas.

This list is based on on-line downloads, searches and social media data collected over a period of time on platforms like YouTube and many others.

Spur present’s to you the top 10 DJ’s in the world!

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The Top 10 DJ’s Around the World

10. Steve Aoki

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Steven Hiroyuki Aoki aka the Asian Jesus, is dub step, electro and a progressive house DJ who is known for his distinctive, wild stadium dance sound.

9. Deadmau5

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Well known for his on-line outbursts, Deadmau5 is into the house music genre and is easily the least mainstream name in terms of style.

8. Tiësto

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Tijs Micheil Verwest, is a 3 decade old DJ that has made a name for himself in the Trance music scene across generations. He was once topped as the highest earning DJ in 2014 with $22m according to the Forbe’s list of top earning DJ’s.

7. Diplo

Top 10 DJ’s Around the World - Spur Magazine

This DJ is best known for the top hitting tracks from the likes of Major Lazer and Jack Ü alongside Skrillex.

6. Hardwell

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Robbert van de Corput, best known for his big room house music took the world by storm as one of the young new DJ’s. Hardwell’s talent drove him straight to the DJ Magazine’s Top 100 list for two straight years, 2013 and 2014.

5. Avicii

Top 10 DJ’s Around the World - Spur Magazine

This young DJ rose to the top with his 2013’s “Wake Me Up” hit selling 10m albums before the year’s end.

4. Martin Garrix

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Martin Garrix (Image as seen on Beatport)

This amazing electronic music DJ at the age of 17, broke record charts with his track Animals in February 2013. Martijn Garritsen, is closely known to be one the best upcoming prodigies in the electronic music world.

 3. Skrillex

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Image by Sonny Moore. (The Guardian)

Sonny John Moore, in the mid 2000’s started out as an emo-rock artist with From First To Last, before leaving. He has gone ahead to become one of the most successful DJ’s in the world even though he may look like a post-hardcore star.

 2. Calvin Harris

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Calvin Harris

This Scottish DJ has had a remarkable impact on the dance and pop music scene since his career started.

 1. David Guetta

Top 10 DJ’s Around the World - Spur Magazine
David Guetta

Producing and promoting music since the early 90s, this DJ has had a marvelous solo career in the last couple of years. In 2013, Billboard declared his 2009 track When Love Takes Over, featuring Kelly Rowland, the best dance-pop collaboration of all time.

 

Allan

Allan Bangirana is a freelance writer for Newslibre & CEO of Innovware startup project. He is passionate about tech, games and entertainment. He also enjoys writing about anime and many other topics.

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