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 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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  • CamelPhat, British DJ and production duo, consisting of Dave Whelan and Mike Di Scala
  • 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
  • Caspa (real name Gary McCann, born May 30, 1982), dubstep music producer from West London
  • The Chainsmokers
  • Chris Liebing, German DJ known for playing a decisive role in shaping the hardcore techno genre Schranz.
  • Chris Lake
  • Chuckie (real name Clyde Sergio Narain), Dutch House DJ/Producer
  • Claptone
  • Cosmic Gate, German Progressive Trance, electronic DJ/Producer
  • Cash Cash
  • The Chemical Brothers, duo DJs from UK.
  • Carl Cox (born 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), electronic music producer and Brazilian DJ.

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French DJ David Guetta (born 1967)
  • David Guetta, French DJ
  • David Mancuso, (born October 20, 1944), DJ/Promoter created the popular "by invitation only" parties in New York City known as "The Loft Parties" many famous private discothèques/clubs of the '70s and '80s were modeled after The Loft, including the Paradise Garage, The Gallery, and The Saint.
  • David Morales (born 21 August 1961), internationally acclaimed Grammy-winning American house music DJ and producer.
  • David Vendetta
  • Deadmau5 (real name Joel Thomas Zimmerman, born 1981), Canadian House DJ/Producer.
  • Dillon Francis
  • Diplo, American DJ, record producer, rapper, singer, songwriter and record executive (Also works in collaboration with Skrillex as Jack Ü)
  • Dirty South
  • Deorro
  • Derrick Carter
  • Derrick May
  • Detroit Grand Pubahs
  • DJ Angel, French/American DJ, producer, radio (WZAT Z102), club, festival, (Also works in collaboration with various artist to provide “Angelic Remixes” to tracks for promo/club releases)
  • DJ Boston
  • Djsky, Lebanese International Dj [4][5][6][7] In an interview with Watsup TV, Djsky revealed he was the first to introduce Electronic Music Dance into Ghana music.[8][9]
  • DJ Casper (real name Willie Perry Jr., born 31 May 1971) (is an American songwriter and DJ.)
  • DJ Hell, Internationally acclaimed German DJ and boss of International Deejay Gigolos. His DJ performance has been portrayed in the film 196 BPM.
  • DJ Icey
  • DJ Koze German techno DJ and producer
  • DJ Snake
  • DJ VOO Resident DJ, at Rosehill mansion
  • 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
  • Donald Glover (also known as: Childish Gambino) (Donald McKinley Glover Jr. is an American actor, comedian, singer, writer, producer, director, rapper, songwriter, and DJ. He performs music under the stage name Childish Gambino and as a DJ under the name mcDJ.)
  • DJ Dougal (real name Paul Arnold Clarke; born 1975), British hardcore and happy hardcore artist and DJ
  • Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike
  • Daft Punk French Electronic music duo
  • Duke Dumont (Adam George Dyment, better known by his stage name Duke Dumont, is a British DJ and music producer born August 27, 1982).
  • Duck Sauce, Nu Disco Producer
  • D-Wayne
  • Dynoro
  • Dyro

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  • Steve Lawler, 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), early and prolific re-mixer and the DJ at the 1970s discothèque The Paradise Garage
  • Lenny Fontana, American house music DJ from New York City.
  • Ian Levine, pioneering producer, label owner and DJ of the Hi-NRG sound during 1980s UK.
  • Lil Jon, American rapper and Dj.
  • Lisa Lashes, British DJ born in Leicester, England.
  • LMFAO
  • Luna-C

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Circus Circus opening 1983 (Tallulah (left) Steve Strange (right))

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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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  • Zomboy (real name Joshua Mellody), British DJ and producer
  • Zaeden (real 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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