Oct 18, 2014
DJ Mag Top 100 Results Breakdown

The popular UK-based print electronic music publication DJ Mag announced the results of its annual Top 100 DJs voting today via Twitter, crowning a familiar face at #1 and introducing several first-timers. DJ Mag also points out the top-ranking DJs in various genres outside of the dominating trance, progressive, and big room styles that form most of the results.

Oh, you like breakdowns, eh? Welp, let’s break it down. First, the top 20, then the genre awards and big movers at the bottom.

TOP 20

#1 Hardwell

Yep, again.

#2 Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike

DV & LM climb four slots to unseat Armin van Buuren as Hardwell’s runner-up, who slid to #3.

#3 Armin van Buuren

AvB Trades in his silver medal for Avicii’s bronze from last year.

#4 Martin Garrix

Garrix made an enormous 36-spot leap this year to #4 after 2013’s Animals saw him debut at #40

#5 Tiesto

#6 Avicii

#7 David Guetta

#8 Nicky Romero

#9 (#1 in Bass) Skrillex

#10 Steve Aoki

#11 Calvin Harris

#12 Afrojack

#13 Blasterjaxx

Up 58 from 2013.

#14 Dash Berlin

#15 Alesso

#16 deadmau5

#17 Showtek

#18 W&W

#19 Deorro

Highest new entry.


Another new entry just shy of Deorro with the top debut spot.

Complete results here

Highest Debut

Deorro (19)

Biggest Jump

Ummet Ozcan (31)

(up 68 places from 2013)

Biggest Slide

Daft Punk (43)

(down 21 from 2013)

Plus, I mean… did they even DJ in 2014?

Highest Techno

Carl Cox (59)

Highest Hardstyle

Angerfist (37)

Highest Bass

Skrillex (9)

Highest Trap

DJ Snake (65)

Highest House

Steve Angello (26)

Don’t get me started.


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