DJs

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.
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 1 Avicii

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Famous As: Musician, DJ
Birthdate: September 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Swedish
Died: April 20, 2018

Avicii was a Swedish international DJ, remixer, musician and songwriter. He attained fame with his single, Levels, in 2011. His debut studio album, True, released in 2013 received positive reviews. His second studio album, Stories, was released in 2015. He suffered from mental health issues and died by suicide at age 28. His third album, Tim, was released posthumously in 2019.

 2 Marshmello

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Famous As: DJ & Music Producer
Birthdate: May 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

Marshmello is an American DJ and electronic music producer. In 2017, he was named as one of the world's highest-paid DJs by Forbes magazine. He wears a custom helmet, which looks like a marshmallow, for public appearances, and his identity was unknown at the beginning of his career. He is also a well-known philanthropist and a generous donator.

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 3 Alan Walker

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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: August 24, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Norwegian, British
English-Norwegian music producer and DJ Alan Walker, also popular as “DJ Walkzz,” shot to fame with tracks such as The Spectre and Faded. His TikTok account has earned him a huge fan base. He is also known for his trademark hoodie and mask, which he wears while performing.

 4 Mark Ronson

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British
Seven-time Grammy-winning music producer and DJ Mark Ronson shot to fame with Amy Winehouse’s album Back to Black and single Rehab, and his own single Uptown Funk, featuring Bruno Mars. He won both the Grammy and the Golden Globe for co-writing Shallow. He supports disadvantaged children and budding artists.
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 5 Pauly D

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Famous As: DJ, Television Personality
Birthdate: July 5, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

Paul D. DelVecchio Jr., also popular as Pauly D and DJ Pauly D, soared to fame with the MTV reality show Jersey Shore. He was also part of the A Double Shot at Love. After bagging a three-album deal with G-Unit Records, he released hits such as Back to Love.

 6 Metro Boomin

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Famous As: Record Producer
Birthdate: September 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Leland Tyler Wayne, better known as Metro Boomin, gained recognition for his recordings with artists such as 21 Savage, Ludacris, and Gucci Mane. He is also known for his Billboard-topping debut solo album, Not All Heroes Wear Capes. He owns the label Boominati Worldwide and is a four-time BET award-winner. 
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 7 DJ Yella

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: December 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
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 8 Virgil Abloh

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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: September 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
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 9 Idris Elba

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

Idris Elba is a successful actor both on the small and the big screen and is mainly known for the television series The Wire and Luther and also for films, such as Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and Beasts of No Nation. He has also acted in blockbuster films of Marvel Comics universe like Avengers: Age of Ultron and Avengers: Infinity War.

 10 Zedd

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Famous As: Record Producer
Birthdate: September 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: German, Russian

Zedd is a Russian-German songwriter, record producer, and DJ. He is best known for his 2012 single, Clarity, which earned him a Grammy Award in 2014 after peaking at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Although he mainly performs and produces electro house music, Zedd also draws inspiration from dubstep, progressive house, and classical music.

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 11 Lupe Fuentes

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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: January 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Colombian, Spanish

 12 Dale Winton

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Famous As: Radio DJ
Birthdate: May 22, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British
Died: April 18, 2018
Dale Winton, son of actor Sheree Winton, was a popular DJ and radio host. He was known for presenting shows such as Dale's Supermarket Sweep, In It to Win It, Pets Win Prizes, and Hole in the Wall. He came out as gay in his 2002 memoir. 

 13 Robyn

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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: June 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Swedish

 14 Giorgio Moroder

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 26, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Italian

Italian composer and record producer Giovanni Moroder, also known as the Father of Disco, produced Take My Breath Away, the Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning track by Berlin, which was part of the Top Gun soundtrack. His scores for Flashdance and Midnight Express, too, won Academy Awards.

 15 Questlove

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 16 Amanda Seales

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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: July 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
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 17 Koffee

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: February 16, 2000
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Jamaican

 18 Wilson Bethel

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

Wilson Bethel is an American actor known for playing important roles in popular TV series, such as The Young and the Restless, Hart of Dixie, and All Rise. Apart from being an actor, Wilson Bethel also contributes as an executive producer and writer every now and then.

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 19 Armin van Buuren

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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: December 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Dutch

Armin van Buuren is a Dutch record producer and DJ. He is best known for hosting a weekly radio show called A State of Trance (ASOT), which is broadcast in 84 countries to nearly 40 million listeners on over 100 FM radio stations. Armin has been named by DJ Mag as the number one DJ on a record five occasions.

 20 Roman Kemp

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Famous As: Radio host
Birthdate: January 28, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British, American
Radio host and TV personality Roman Kemp is known for his stint on Capital FM, as the host of their breakfast show. He ranked third in the 19th season of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! He is also popular for his prank and comedy content on YouTube.
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 21 Taboo

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: July 14, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 22 Fatboy Slim

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Famous As: Disc jockey
Birthdate: July 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British

 23 Grandmaster Flash

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: January 1, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Barbadian, American

 24 Flume

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Australian
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 25 Jam Master Jay

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 21, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: October 30, 2002

 26 Flula Borg

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: German

Flula Borg is a German actor, comedian, musician, DJ, and YouTube personality. Despite being a German, Borg has managed to establish himself in the American film and TV industry; he has appeared in films like Pitch Perfect 2 and Bad Therapy. Popular on social media, Flula Borg was named in The Hollywood Reporter magazine's Top 25 Digital Stars list in 2015.

 27 Syd

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 23, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 28 Jamie xx

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

 29 Lee Joon

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: South Korean

 30 Flying Lotus

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Famous As: Record Producer
Birthdate: October 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 31 Kristian Nairn

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 25, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Irish, British

 32 Perry Farrell

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 33 Craig Charles

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British

 34 Peaches

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 11, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Canadian
Canadian musician Merrill Nisker was fighting thyroid cancer in 2000, when she suddenly changed her name to Peaches and worked on a phenomenal album named The Teaches of Peaches. The queer singer has gained followers for her gender-oriented lyrics and her sexual gestures during her stage performances. 

 35 Samantha Ronson

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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: August 7, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British, American

 36 Biz Markie

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Famous As: Rappers
Birthdate: April 8, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 37 Jacqueline MacInnes Wood

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Canadian

 38 Jonas Blue

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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: August 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British

 39 Afrojack

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Famous As: Disc jockey
Birthdate: September 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Netherlands Antilles

 40 Hardwell

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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: January 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Dutch

 41 Zaytoven

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Famous As: Record producer
Birthdate: January 12, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: German, American

 42 DJ Screw

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Famous As: Hip-hop DJ
Birthdate: July 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: November 16, 2000

 43 Uncle Kracker

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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: June 6, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 44 Steve Jones

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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: September 3, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

 45 Robert Miles

Robert Miles
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Famous As: Producer
Birthdate: November 3, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Swiss, Italian
Died: May 9, 2017

 46 Irv Gotti

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Famous As: Record producer
Birthdate: June 26, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 47 Porter Robinson

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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: July 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 48 Jessie Andrews

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 22, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 49 Kaytranada

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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: August 25, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Canadian, Haitian

 50 The Blessed Madonna

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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: October 22, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
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