Find out more about famous DJs, including Idris Elba, Avicii, Marshmello, Pauly D and Erykah Badu.

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Can you imagine a Saturday night party without foot-tapping music and a talented DJ to mix and play a sequence of exciting music tracks all night? No one can! Parties would be incomplete and a lot less fun if we didn’t have any DJ in our midst! And it’s not just parties that DJs liven up! Disc Jockeys can be of various kinds, radio DJ and club DJ being the most common. While radio DJs, also known as RJs, mix and play music for their live radio audiences, club DJs perform at parties, nightclubs or music festivals. Richard "Richie" Hawtin, a three-time DJ Awards winner, is a Canadian DJ counted amongst the most famous DJs of all time. Another prominent DJ who left his mark in the field was Larry Levan. He experimented with drum machines and synthesizers in his live shows to create innovative music and ushered in the era of electronic, post-disco sound. Calvin Harris, Kaskade, Skrillex, and Martin Garrix are a few other popular DJs. This section gives you information about the life and works of famous DJs.

Avicii Avicii
Swedish

Marshmello Marshmello
American

Erykah Badu Erykah Badu
American

Pauly D Pauly D
American

Steve Aoki Steve Aoki
American

Zedd Zedd
German, Russian

Tiësto Tiësto
Netherlands Antilles
DJ Yella DJ Yella
American
DJ Screw DJ Screw
American

Roman Kemp Roman Kemp
British, American

Alan Walker Alan Walker
Norwegian, British
Alex Sensation Alex Sensation
Colombian, American

DJ Fresh DJ Fresh
British

Super Sako Super Sako
American
Peaches Peaches
Canadian

Wells Adams Wells Adams
American

Mayumi Kai Mayumi Kai
Japanese

Gnash Gnash
American
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Dillon Rupp Dillon Rupp
American
DJ Diddy DJ Diddy
American

JME JME
British

Fatboy SlimFatboy Slim
British
RobynRobyn
Swedish

Amanda SealesAmanda Seales
American

QuestloveQuestlove
American

Craig CharlesCraig Charles
British

Perry FarrellPerry Farrell
American
Jam Master JayJam Master Jay
American

Biz MarkieBiz Markie
American
Grandmaster FlashGrandmaster Flash
Barbadian, American

Flying LotusFlying Lotus
American

Samantha RonsonSamantha Ronson
British, American
Tim WestwoodTim Westwood
British

Porter RobinsonPorter Robinson
American
Uncle KrackerUncle Kracker
American

DJ ShadowDJ Shadow
American

Marky RamoneMarky Ramone
American

Jamie xxJamie xx
British

Irv GottiIrv Gotti
American
Robert MilesRobert Miles
Swiss, Italian

Howard DonaldHoward Donald
British

Jacqueline MacInnes WoodJacqueline MacInnes Wood
Canadian

Shaggy 2 DopeShaggy 2 Dope
American
Carl CoxCarl Cox
Barbadian, British
AfrojackAfrojack
Netherlands Antilles

Lupe FuentesLupe Fuentes
Colombian, Spanish

KaskadeKaskade
American

Marvin HumesMarvin Humes
British
MC LyteMC Lyte
American

Jimi MistryJimi Mistry
British
Lady Miss KierLady Miss Kier
American

ZaytovenZaytoven
German, American

KaytranadaKaytranada
Canadian, Haitian
DJ QuikDJ Quik
American

Paul OakenfoldPaul Oakenfold
British
No I.D.No I.D.
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Jessie AndrewsJessie Andrews
American

Kurtis BlowKurtis Blow
American
Annie MacAnnie Mac
Irish

Lauren LaverneLauren Laverne
British
Eric PrydzEric Prydz
Swedish

Brian TylerBrian Tyler
American

Pete TongPete Tong
British

Ted RobbinsTed Robbins
British
Frankie KnucklesFrankie Knuckles
American

Pete WatermanPete Waterman
British

Ali Shaheed MuhammadAli Shaheed Muhammad
American

Kristian NairnKristian Nairn
Irish, British

Wink MartindaleWink Martindale
American
Bob MouldBob Mould
American

Paul van DykPaul van Dyk
German
Gary OwensGary Owens
American

Katy BKaty B
British

Willy WilliamWilly William
French, Jamaican
DJ AqeelDJ Aqeel
Indian

Alan FreemanAlan Freeman
Australian, British
Jerry DammersJerry Dammers
British

Lady StarlightLady Starlight
American
JillionaireJillionaire
Trinidadian

FlumeFlume
Australian

AnnieAnnie
Norwegian
LTJ BukemLTJ Bukem
British

Mark SpoonMark Spoon
German
SydSyd
American