The Best EDM Artists (Now & Ever)

The best EDM artists will have a busier festival schedule than ever in 2018.

In fact:

Our favorite electronic dance music artists are becoming so popular they're booked a year out.

So here's what we did...

We made a few lists of the top EMD artists according to multiple sources. We also threw in a video with some of our favorite EDM songs.

Did your favorite DJ make the cut? Find out now!

Top 10 EDM Artists 2018

  1. GRiZ
  2. Gramatik
  3. Big Gigantic
  4. Thievery Corporation
  5. The Floozies
  6. Benny Benassi
  7. Shiba San
  8. Daft Punk
  9. Hardwell
  10. The Chemical Brothers

Looking for the top EDM artists and DJ's of 2018?

You found them.

Grab your dancing shoes and put your trance pants on, then go find them at festivals in the U.S. and around the world, it's going to be a bass-filled ride.

10 Best EDM DJs According to Ranker Voters

At the the time of this post the top 10 EDM DJs by voters are:

  1. Tiesto
  2. Avicii
  3. Skrillex
  4. Deadmau5
  5. Daft Punk
  6. Calvin Harris
  7. Zed
  8. Martin Garrix
  9. Hardwell
  10. Swedish House Mafia

Screen shot from Ranker:

list of 10 best EDM artists by Ranker voters with profile images

Top 10 EDM Artists According to Voters

Best EDM Artists of All Time (According to Us)

BASSNECTAR's Electronic Dance Music Never Quits

BASSNECTAR's west coast bass style has been grinding it out at the best music festivals in the world for years. If he comes by your city, we suggest you go for it.

Learn more:

Major Lazer's EDM Keeps the Dance Floor Shakin' All Night

Major Lazer knows the best EDM artists keep it fresh. And his epic tracks do just that. With music featuring captivating hooks and gut wrenching drops, this is one set you won't want to miss.

Learn more: Major Lazor

Benny Benassi Sets The Electronic Music Bar Way Over The Top

You'll find Benny Benassi on most top 10 EDM DJ lists. His sets will swipe you off your feet and caress you with layered dance beats that push you deeper into the night. Music festivals in the U.S. should be honored by his presence.

Learn more: Benny Bennasi

Best EDM Festivals According to Complex

A list of the 6 best EDM festivals, according to

  1. Electric Daisy Carnival
  2. Shambhala
  3. Ultra Music Festival
  4. TomorrowLand
  5. Electric Zoo
  6. Movement

glowing dance floor structures at LIB electronic music festival

Listen to the Best EDM Artists with Yours Truly

Did you know that Best Music Fest posts festival inspired playlists every Friday? Be sure to check them out to discover new EDM artists and the best electronic music, coming soon to a festival near you.

Remember to turn your speakers up loud and put some bass in your face. Go ahead and dance it out too - you'll probably need to. Just pretend your at one of the best music festivals in the world  and you should feel like your king of the world.

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