List of club DJs

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This is a list of notable club DJs in the world. This list consists of professionals who perform or are known to perform at large nightclub venues, or who have been pioneers in the development of the role of the club DJ:

DJs who use their real names are listed alphabetically by last name; DJs who use stage names are listed alphabetically by first name.

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  • Alesso
  • Afrojack (real name Nick van de Wall), Dutch House DJ/Producer
  • A.Paul (real name Paulo Pereira), Techno DJ/Producer
  • Angger Dimas Indonesian electronic musician, DJ/Producer, called the #1 DJ of Indonesia by thedjlist.com
  • Armin van Buuren (1976 -) Dutch Trance DJ/Producer. The only DJ who has been named number one DJ in the world 5 times on DJ Magazine's Top 100 DJ poll
  • Armand Van Helden
  • ATB (real name André Tanneberger, 1973 -) German Trance & Light Trance DJ/Producer
  • Avicii, alias Tim Bergling, Swedish House DJ/Producer best known for "Levels"
  • Axwell (real name Axel Hedfors, born 1977), Swedish house DJ/producer best known as a former member of the Swedish House Mafia

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  • Calvin Harris (real name Adam Wiles, born 1984), Scottish DJ/producer
  • Carl Cox (1962 -), Carl Cox is the first person to be named number one DJ in the world on DJ Magazine's Top 100 DJ poll when he won in 1997
  • Chris Liebing German DJ
  • Chuckie (DJ) (real name Clyde Sergio Narain), Dutch House DJ/Producer
  • Cosmic Gate, German Progressive Trance, electronic DJ/Producer
  • Cash Cash
  • Carnage
  • {[Chemical Brothers (The)]} Duo DJs from UK.
  • {[Crystal Method (The)]} Duo DJs from America, known for their "Vegas" CD

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  • Erick E (real name Erick Eerdhuizen), Dutch Dance DJ
  • Erick Morillo (1971 -) American DJ, music producer and record label owner. Also helped in the production of the famous dance hit "Move It" by Reel 2 Real.
  • Excision (dubstep producer)

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  • Fatboy Slim (real name Norman Cook, 1963 -), British DJ
  • Fedde Le Grand, Dutch DJ
  • Frankie Bones (real name Frank Mitchell, 1966 -), first American DJ who played the early U.K. scene in the late 80s
  • Frankie Knuckles (real name Francis Nicholls, 1955 - 2014), helped to develop and popularize the electronic, disco-influenced dance music style called house music
  • Florian Meindl (real name Florian Meindl, 1985 -), is a Berlin based DJ and producer who runs FLASH Recordings and Riemann Kollektion, techno-influenced music style techno
  • [{Funxion}]
  • (DJ) Farber One of his best tracks "Fresh off the grill"
  • (DJs') Fix and Scag duo from America and UK, best known in Okinawa, Japan for Hard house/Trance

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  • Sebastian Ingrosso (born 1983), Swedish DJ/producer; former member of the Swedish House Mafia

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  • Krewella
  • Kaskade (real name Ryan Raddon, 1972 -), American DJ and formerly an A&R assistant with Om Records.
  • Kato (DJ) (real name Thomas Kato Vittrup), Danish DJ
  • Kygo (real name Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll (born 1991)), Norwegian DJ
  • Keoki (Superstar DJ) Mooshine Label American DJ

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  • Madeon (real name Hugo Pierre Leclercq), French DJ, "Finale" was used as theme song for video game PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale
  • Martin Garrix (Real name Martijn Garritsen ), Dutch DJ/producer signed to Spinnin' Records.
  • Mason (band), Dutch music producer duo
  • MistaJam (real name Pete Dalton), famous DJ who has a show on 1Xtra
  • David Morales DJ, who now travels all over the world and is signed as an artist
  • Giovanni Giorgio Moroder, an influential Italian record producer, songwriter, performer and DJ, who won several Academy Awards, Grammys and other awards, he is frequently credited with pioneering synthesizer disco and electronic dance music
  • Mr. Oizo (real name Quentin Dupieux), French DJ/Electro Producer and film director
  • (DJ) Moguai German DJ. On Mau5 trax records

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  • Porter Robinson (1992 -) American DJ/Producer best known for his collaboration with Mat Zo entitled "Easy"
  • Paul Oakenfold (1963 -) British record producer and remixer
  • Paul Van Dyk (1971 -) A trance DJ who earned DJMag's top 100 DJ list No. 1 DJ award in 2005 and again in 2006
  • (The) Prodigy From UK

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  • Steve Angello (full name Steven Angello Josefsson Fragogiannis, born 1982), Greek-born Swedish DJ/producer; former member of the Swedish House Mafia
  • Steve Aoki
  • Sash!, German DJ production team
  • Sasha (DJ)
  • Sander van Doorn (real name Sander Ketelaars), Dutch Trance DJ
  • SebastiAn (real name Sebastian Akchoté-Bozovic)
  • Showtek (Sjoerd and Wouter Janssen), Electronic dance music, progressive/electro house
  • Sidney Samson, DJ best known for his Dutch House
  • Skazi, Israeli DJ/producer duo composed of Asher Swissa and Assaf B-Bass, famous for mixing trance with rock music
  • Skrillex (real name Sonny John Moore)
  • Starkillers (real name Nick Terranova)
  • [(Shinkawa)] Japanese DJ.
  • Swedish House Mafia

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  • Tee Scott (real name Marc Allen Scott), DJ at the legendary NYC club Better Days from 1976–1981, then resident at Zanzibar, and remixer of many classics
  • Terry Lee Brown Jr.
  • The Advent, Techno DJ/Producer
  • Tiësto (real name Tijs Michiel Verwest), Dutch TRANCE and techno DJ
  • Jean F. Cochois aka Timewriter
  • Tommy Trash (real name Thomas Olsen), Australian DJ known for producing house music
  • Tony Humphries, 35 year veteran of the NYC club scene and a former resident at Zanzibar, the legendary NJ nightclub
  • Tom Swoon best known Polish progressive house DJ
  • Take Am Known in Cyprus
  • [{Takkyu Inshino}] Japanese DJ, Also known for his electronic band Denki Groove

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  • Umek (real name Uroš Umek), Slovenian dance-music composer and DJ
  • Ummet Ozcan Turkish-Dutch DJ and producer

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  • W&W
  • Wildstylez (real name Joram Metekohy), DJ from the Netherlands.
  • Wolfgang Gartner (DJ) Originally from Texas, US.

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  • {[Yoji Biomehanika]} Japanese Hard House DJ

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  • Zedd (real name Anton Zaslavski), Russian-German DJ and producer
  • Zomboy(real name Joshua Jenkins),British DJ and producer

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