List of club DJs

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This is a list of notable club DJs, 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.



  • Afrojack (real name Nick van de Wall), Dutch House DJ/Producer
  • Alesso
  • Angger Dimas Indonesian electronic musician, DJ/Producer, called the #1 DJ of Indonesia by
  • Armin van Buuren (born 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, born 1973), German Trance & Light Trance DJ/Producer
  • Avicii (real name Tim Bergling, born 1989), 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
  • Andrew Rayel (born 1992) Moldovan Trance DJ/Producer
  • Ansolo (real name Ansel Elgort) American DJ/producer and award-winning actor for portraying Augustus Waters in The Fault In Our Stars




  • Danny Dyer alias Pwoper Nawty (1977 -), DJ and MC
  • Danny Rampling widely credited as one of the original founders of the UK's rave/club scene.[1] He was the first No 1 DJ in the world voted by the staff of DJ Magazine in 1991 in 1997 the top 100 poll became a public vote.
  • Darude (real name Ville Virtanen, born 1975 -), Originally from Finland.
  • Deadmau5 (real name Joel Thomas Zimmerman, 1981 -), Canadian House DJ/Producer.
  • Diplo (Also works in collaboration with Skrillex as Jack Ü)
  • Dirty South
  • Deorro
  • Derrick May (musician)
  • Detroit Grand Pubahs
  • DJ Icey
  • John Digweed DJ, who travels all over the world and is producer, record label owner and artist
  • Doctor P (real name Shaun Brockhurst, born 9 April 1986), English Dubstep DJ.
  • Don Diablo (real name Don Pepijn Schipper, born 27 February 1980), Dutch Electronic Dance DJ
  • Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike
  • Daft Punk French duo House
  • Duke Dumont (Adam George Dyment, better known by his stage name Duke Dumont, is a British DJ and music producer born August 27, 1982).


  • 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)


  • Fatboy Slim (real name Norman Cook, 1963 -), British DJ
  • Fedde Le Grand, Dutch DJ
  • FIVER (real name Jakub Fajfrowski -), Polish 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
  • Freemasons (band) (real name Russell Small and James Wiltshire)




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





  • 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
  • Giovanni Giorgio Moroder (born 1940), 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
  • Martin Solveig (French Dj)




  • Paul van Dyk (real name Mathias Paul; born 1971), German trance DJ who earned DJMag's top 100 DJ list No. 1 DJ award in 2005 and again in 2006
  • The Prodigy: An English electronic music group formed by Liam Howlett in 1990.



  • Roger Sanchez (The DJ of DJs).
  • R3hab (Real name Fadil El Ghoul) Dutch DJ and record producer of Moroccan and Algerian origin.
  • Richie Hawtin, Detroit Techno Pioneer, Leading Exponent of Minimal Techno since the mid 90's, Founder of Minus Records arguably the largest and most well-known Techno Label
  • Robert Miles (real name Roberto Concina, born 1969), Italian DJ, composer, and producer most famous for the seminal trance track "Children"
  • Porter Robinson (born 1992), American DJ/producer best known for his collaboration with Mat Zo entitled "Easy"



  • 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
  • The Advent, Techno DJ/Producer
  • Tiësto (real name Tijs Michiel Verwest), Dutch trance, electro house, and techno DJ
  • Jean F. Cochois aka Timewriter
  • Tommy Trash (real name Thomas Olsen), Australian DJ known for producing house music
  • Tony De Vit pioneering Hard House Hard NRG DJ and resident of the infamous Trade Club London voted as one of the Top 10 DJ's of all time by Mix Magazine UK in 2011.[6][7]
  • 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
  • Titanium, signed to Spinnin Records


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


  • VINAI (real names Andrea and Alessandro Vinai) Italian DJ duo and music producer





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


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  2. ^ Murphy, Amanda. "DJ Mag Top 100 flashback: 2000 was Sasha’s year". June 2014. DJ Magazine Canada. Retrieved 25 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Guide, DJ. "Artist:Smokin Jo Biography". 2013. DJ Guide on-line Magazine. Retrieved 28 October 2013. 
  4. ^ DAYANI, ALISON (October 15, 2004). "Jo's back on track". Birmingham Evening Mail (England). Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Smokin Jo Talks". 2014. The Ransome Note Music Magazine. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  6. ^ Mayer, Nssim. "Tiësto named 'Greatest DJ Of All Time'". 19 January 2011. Digital Spy. Retrieved 9 March 2015. 
  7. ^ "Mixmag Announces Results Of "Greatest DJ Of All Time" Poll – Tiesto won". 19 January 2011. House Planet Retrieved 9 March 2015.