7 Top Rated Disc Jockeys of 2017

We all know them, Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Hardwell and Martin Garrix – the same names springs to mind when disc jockeys are mentioned owing to their outstanding performances on the wheels of steel leading of course to concert sell-outs, certified platinum record sales and fat bank accounts. We want to try something different from the conventional ways of finding out the most famous DJs, so without much argument, with the number of online look-ups and respective fame on social media, we give the top 7 rated Disc Jockeys.


Thirty years after bursting into the limelight, Tijs Michiel Verwest now merges his longstanding style with an appealing flair for pop that has kept his fan base stronger with an influx of newbies. Picking up an impressive $22m in 2014, Tiesto was top of the Forbes list for highest earning DJs.

Calvin Harris

Aside from Scotland whiskey, he is another thing that makes the region famous for peeps. Calvin Harris has been involved in dance music and pops music, since achieving worldwide fame in 2007. Harris has a penchant for people born in the 80s but has a fan base that cuts across people of all ages.

Martin Garrix

Ever think of a wonder kid that has so rocked the wheels of steel at a young age of 17? Martin Garrix with animals dazed the world in 2013 when they topped the charts in February. Giving us all a reason to be angry with ourselves.

David Guetta

He is regarded as an old wine that gets better with longer years having been making and supporting music since the early 1990s. His track, when love takes over, featuring Kelly Rowland was declared in 2013 by billboard the best dance-pop collaboration of all time. He takes his place at no1 having garnered a staggering 55M Facebook likes.


Simply the tiniest conventional name here, with regards to style of music, Joel Zimmerman’s alternate persona suits his online outbursts just as diverse views on house music. Notwithstanding his outstanding work on tomorrow land 2016 with Eric Prydz has shot him to the peak of his career and the plaudits follow suit.

Steve Aoki

Steven Aoki intertwines dub step electro and progressive house into his characteristic stadium dance song. Paul Rosenburg (Eminem’s manager) described him as a “genre-defining musical entity that the world surely is in need of”.


Known for his works with Major Laser, Jack U, and Skrillex. Diplo has been atop of worldwide charts and festive line-ups for a lengthy period of time, with his innate qualities appreciated by a large fan base of music lovers. Being one of the most prominent music makers the industry, Diplo has a penchant for releasing unique soundtracks and music styles.

Disc jockeys have a way of making us appreciate the music we hear, they are actually the ones giving it the sound that turns on our vibe and hunger for more. The above listed may not be the best the world has but certainly have created an eternal niche on the biosphere of history.

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