Let Us a look at the below list of Top 10 Most Popular Hottest DJs in the World of 2016 and 2017. The headliners of big events are the superstar DJs. Imagine what would the clubbing scene be like without a DJ at the turntable. Probably super boring!! DJs bring on a new mix of flavor to the songs that we probably listen to everyday on our mp3 players by punching in some really kickass music, maybe raising the tempo a bit or bringing it down and oh, the drop down! Parties would not be the same without such electrifying music that they serve us. It’s not for nothing that people are ready to travel have way across the world to listen and sway to the hottest DJs in 2016-2017.
YouTube searches keep popping up names like Martin Garrix, David Guetta and Aviciii because these artists earn the most money, fill the biggest arenas in the world and sell the most number of records. But we have attempted to bring to you a list of some of the most popular DJs in the world in 2017 that are not dictated by the sheer power of music.
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List of the world’s Top 10 Most Popular Hottest DJs 2016-2017:
10. DJ Nyk
Indian dance music fanatics refer to DJ Nyk aka Nikhil Sahni as the King. He became a huge phenomenon in the country from the very start and is the only famous DJ in India to start making a name through exclusive podcasts. He gained international popularity by remixing Akon’s smash hit Chammak Challo and is today one of the revered and hottest DJs in the world. Oh, he is also the winner of ‘Best Bollywood DJ’ award not once, but twice.
9. DJ Pearl
Until recently, the Indian media described DJ Pearl as the country’s number one DJ but well, not anymore. She has far surpassed that and is now one of the sexiest DJs in the world and the best in India. Her love affair with the dance floor began quite early in life when she was an avid clubber. She traveled around the world in search of enhanced clubbing experience and new sounds. Having partied at some of the world’s best clubs and listening to the finest and hottest DJs, her vinyl speaks of her varied influences and experiences.
8. Juicy M
Juicy M aka Marta Martinez from Kiev, Ukraine is an international DJ ad producer specializing in EDM. She looks like a megastar and her heart-thumping music had made her an extremely successful and one of the most popular DJs in the world.
7. Steve Aoki
Steven Hiroyuki Aoki, better known as Steve Aoki, mixes progressive house, dubsteo and electro in his unique stadium dance sound and has the entire world in rapt attention when he is at the turntable. His sheer talent and musical abilities has made Paul Rosenberg describe him as a “genre-defining entity”. He is one of the hottest DJs and the world needs more of him!
Joel Zimmerman aka Deadmau5 is well-known for his outbursts almost as much as he is known for his kickass takes on house music. This Canadian progressive house music producer is famous for producing a wide variety of styles not only within the house genre but also different forms of electronic music. It doesn’t come as a surprise that he is one of the most popular DJs in the world but just try and stay out of his crosshairs!
Skrillex aka Sonny John Moore is a well-known American DJ, songwriter and music producer. Before striking out on his own, he was engaged in putting out emo-rock records. His appearance resembles that of a post-hardcore star but his electronic music career is hugely successful and he is regarded as one of the hottest DJs by music fanatics.
Thomas Wesley Pentz aka Diplo has been among the top 10 of worldwide charts and festival lineups even in 2015 and 2016 certainly seems like a big year for him. With major hits like Where Are U Now and most recently Lean On, which is by the way insanely popular among the youth music lovers, he is going to be a tough challenge for others in the industry. Being one of the sexiest DJs in the world comes naturally to him!
Even three decades later, Tiesto is still going strong and stronger with every passing year. In the quest of winning a whole new generation of fans, Tijs Micheil Verwest has started to combine his old trance with a pop charm. Not only is he one of the sexiest DJs in the world but also one of the highest earners in the industry.
2. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike
Dimitri Vegar & like Mike are a force to reckon with and it considered as one of the sexiest DJs in the world. This Belgian-Greek DJ and record producer duo of brothers spin out some of the most happening electro house and house music. Where ever they are performing, the crowds can always expect them to bring along their house of madness.
1. David Guetta
As early as the ‘ 90s, David Guetta has been making as well as promoting music but it is only recently that Pierre David Guetta has received his share of accolades and adulations. He is also one of the first DJs accredited with opening up the world of electronic music to a global audience. Sunburn in India would not be the same without him! This French DJ is truly one of the most popular DJs in the world and worth the number one rank.
So if you are feeling like putting your feet in and burning the dance floor with these groove masters and hottest Djs, come up with suggestions after reading this list or feel good that you got to leaf through some real creative people, awesome with their sense of music!