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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 other dance events, or who have been pioneers in the development of the role of the club DJ. DJs play a mix of recorded music for an audience at a bar, nightclub, dance club or rave who dance to the music. The music is played through a sound reinforcement system.

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

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  • Afrojack (real name Nick van de Wall), Dutch House DJ/Producer
  • Alan Walker
  • Alesso
  • André Marques Brazilian DJ, TV presenter and Actor.
  • Angger Dimas Indonesian electronic musician, DJ/Producer, called the #1 DJ of Indonesia by thedjlist.com
  • 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
  • Audien(real name Nate Rathbun, born 1992) American Trance & House DJ/producer known for Pompeii remix
  • Avicii (real name Tim Bergling, born 1989 - 2018), Swedish house DJ/producer best known for "Levels"
  • Axwell (real name Axel Hedfors, born 1977), Swedish house DJ/producer best known as a member of the Swedish House Mafia
  • Andrew Rayel (born 1992) Moldovan Trance DJ/Producer
  • Ansolo American DJ/producer and actor who portrayed Augustus Waters in The Fault In Our Stars
  • Aubrey (producer)

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C

  • Calvin Harris (real name Adam Wiles, born 1984), Scottish DJ/producer
  • Carnage (real name Diamanté Anthony Blackmon, born January 3, 1991), Guatemalan-American DJ and record producer
  • Chris Liebing German DJ known for playing a decisive role in shaping the hardcore techno genre Schranz.
  • Chuckie (real name Clyde Sergio Narain), Dutch House DJ/Producer
  • Cosmic Gate, German Progressive Trance, electronic DJ/Producer
  • Cash Cash
  • The Chemical Brothers Duo DJs from UK.
  • Carl Cox (1962 -), genres include house, tech house, techno, minimal techno winner of DJ Magazine's Worlds No. 1 DJ Award in 1996 and 1997 he is also an 11 time DJ Awards winner.
  • The Crystal Method Duo DJs from America, known for their "Vegas" CD
  • Chris Leão - (Real name Christian Leão) is an electronic music producer and Brazilian DJ.

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  • Eric Prydz
  • Erick Morillo (1971 -) American DJ, music producer and record label owner a six time DJ Awards winner he also helped in the production of the famous dance hit "Move It" by Reel 2 Real.
  • Excision (dubstep producer)

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French DJ David Guetta (born 1967)

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

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  • Steve Lawler is a British house music producer and DJ born in Birmingham, England he is a five time DJ Awards winner. He currently runs the record label VIVa MUSiC. He also founded the now defunct Harlem Records.
  • Laidback Luke (real name Lucas Cornelis van Scheppingen, born 1976), Filipino-born Dutch DJ
  • Larry Levan (1954–1992) was an early and prolific re-mixer and the DJ at the 1970s discothèque The Paradise Garage
  • Lenny Fontana Lenny Fontana is an American house music DJ from New York City.
  • Ian Levine pioneering producer, label owner and DJ of the Hi-NRG sound during 1980s UK.
  • Levi & Suiss DJ duo, formed by Shlomi Levi and Aaron Suissa, from Tel Aviv, Israel. Specializes in EDM music, specifically progressive house, house, and trance. They currently run the Joy Records label.
  • Luna-C

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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
  • Marshmello, future bass and trap DJ/producer.
  • Martin Garrix (Real name Martijn Garritsen), Dutch DJ/producer.
  • Mauro Picotto - (born December 25, 1966) is an Italian electronic music producer and DJ, and previously a member of the Italian Euro house group "R.A.F.".[3]
  • Mason (band), Dutch music producer duo
  • Michael K (real name Michal Kopij) (born 29.09.1990) is a Polish Electro/House DJ
  • MistaJam (real name Pete Dalton), famous DJ who has a show on 1Xtra
  • 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
  • Monika Kruse Internationally acclaimed German techno and house DJ since the 1990s and label boss of Terminal M.
  • Mr. Oizo (real name Quentin Dupieux), French DJ/Electro Producer and film director
  • Martin Solveig (French Dj)

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American electronic dance music producer, DJ, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. (Also works in collaboration with Diplo as Jack Ü)

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  • Tallulah, legendary London DJ that had a career spanning over 35 years
  • Tee Scott (real name Marc Allen Scott), disco DJ at the 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
  • Pete Tong, BBC Radio One DJ as well as Frequent Club Performer
  • Tonka (real name Thomas-René Gerlach), is a German electronic music artist (DJ and Re mixer).
  • 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.[10][11]
  • 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
  • Emmanuel Top, (1971 -), French House / Acid DJ and Producer
  • Tritonal, American DJ's/producers

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

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  • Zomboy (real name Joshua Mellody), British DJ and producer
  • Zaeden (birth name Sahil Sharma), Indian DJ and music producer
  • Zedd (real name Anton Zaslavski), Russian-German DJ and musician
  • Zeds Dead Canadian DJ duo and producers

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