It’s that time of the year again: DJ Mag announces the start of its Top 100 DJs voting!

Will Hardwell stay at number #1? Will someone else take over? Who is going to rise up in 2014? So many questions, so much feels! DJ Mag’s yearly round-up of the world’s popular selectors always promises a storm of promotion, debate and everyone’s favourite — the occasional controversy!

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26-year-old Dutch DJ Hardwell swiftly overtook Armin van Buuren to take the top spot in 2013 but will he be able to retain his position this year? The mainstage regular shot to fame and quickly rose through the ranks in 2012, when he jumped 18 spots to the #6 position. A Dutch theme was noticeable in the top 10 of 2013 as Hardwell’s compatriots Tiësto, Dash Berlin, Nicky Romero and Afrojack all made the cut.


Ever since his rise to #1 last October, Hardwell has been on an ongoing victory lap. He has successfully taken his “I Am Hardwell” area tour around the world, got his hands on an elite residency at electrifying Ibiza beach club Ushuaïa as well as scored prime festival slots including the grand finale on the Ultra Music Festival main stage.

DJ Mag Top 100 DJs Voting
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The 2014 Top 100 DJs polls voting started on July 12th (Saturday) with an exclusive kick-off party in Amsterdam and the results will be announced in October. The 2014 champion is set to play a special concert in London so who will take the top spot this year? Below are last year’s results for you to run by.

DJ Mag’s 2013 Top 100 DJs results

100. Ran D
99. Ummet Ozcan
98. Solar Stone
97. Umek
96. Matt Darey
95. DJs From Mars
94. Diego Miranda
93. Mat Zo
92. Paul Oakenfold
91. Bl3nd
90. Stafford Brothers
89. Benny Benassi
88. Bob Sinclar
87. Tenashar
86. Da Tweekaz
85. Skazi
84. Tiddey
83. Wasted Penguinz
82. John O’Callaghan
81. Heatbeat
80. Cosmic Gate
79. Myon and Shane 54
78. Felguk
77. Martin Solveig
76. Richie Hawtin
75. Adaro
74. Dannic
73. Dillon Francis
72. D Block and S Te Fan
71. Blasterjaxx
70. Project 46
69. Quentin Mosimann
68. DJ Antoine
67. Mike Candys
66. Noisecontrollers
65. Tenishia
64. Diplo
63. Gunz For Hire
62. DJ Feel
61. Brennan Heart
60. Vicetone
59. Madeon
58. R3hab
57. Arty
56. Wildstylez
55. Tommy Trash
54. Eric Prydz
53. Infected Mushroom
52. Bingo Players
51. Gareth Emery
50. Zatox
49. Orjan Nielsen
48. Omnia
47. Bobina
46. Carl Cox
45. Coone
44. Krewella
43. Chuckie
42. Ferry Corsten
41. Porter Robinson
40. Martin Garrix
39. Sander Van Doorn
38. Steve Angello
37. Frontliner
36. Kaskade
35. Dada Life
34. Angerfist
33. ATB
32. Paul Van Dyk
31. Laidback Luke
30. Dyro
29. Fedde Le Grand
28. Andrew Rayel
27. Showtek
26. Swedish House Mafia
25. Knife Party
24. Zedd
23. Headhunterz
22. Daft Punk
21. Markus Schulz
20. Aly & Fila
19. Axwell
18. Sebastian Ingrosso
17. Above & Beyond
16. Nervo
15. Calvin Harris
14. W&W
13. Alesso
12. Deadmau5
11. Skrillex
10. Dash Berlin
9. Afrojack
8. Steve Aoki
7. Nicky Romero
6. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike
5. David Guetta
4. Tiesto
3. Avicii
2. Armin van Buuren
1. Hardwell

Who do you think deserve to be #1 in the coming year? More importantly, do you think Tenashar (the first Singaporean to ever claim a spot DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs) will be in the league again?

Let us know what you think by sounding off in the comments!


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