If EDM is your scene, you ought to listen to these right now.
Fans on Reddit’s popular electronic music subreddit, r/EDM, have offered their take on the Top 100 DJs. As you would know how this functions, the list is more inclined towards EDM and crossover acts. On the top are Martin Garrix, The Chainsmokers and the artist most people are bemused by – Porter Robinson.
Illenium, makes an eye-popping appearance on #8. With Skrillex on #9, Deadmau5 on #13 and Tiesto placed on #15. It’s really commendable for Illenium to be ahead of them. The likes of Hardwell, KSHMR and Marshmellow are just after the top three.
Armin van Buuren is on #21,Calvin Harris on #28, while Avicii feels a bit lonesome on #31. The latter consists of artists like Kygo on #34, Dash Berlin on #39 and Nicky Romero on #47.
The post #50 artists include artists like Infected Mushroom on #52 and Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike on #56. At the very end are Steve Aoki at #70 and Daft Punk at #83 among others.
The top ten :
1) Martin Garrix
2) The Chainsmokers
3) Porter Robinson
You can check out the whole list here.
Being a DJ will always be crucial for those in the scene and, as a matter of fact rankings, should not really hamper them. No ranking will ever stratify the whole scene in one go, as there are varied listeners. A poll on some other portal, would likely yield very different results.