Every year new DJ’s become known, adding to this growing musical form their own unique sounds and styles. While some are happy to play in small venues and enjoy the relative obscurity, others have skyrocketed into national and international sensations. After all, the best DJ speakers are only as good as the men mixing the music that come out of them.
Below is a quick rundown of some of the top British DJ’s of 2015. Chances are that if you are familiar with the scene, none of these names will be a surprise.
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike
Beginning at 14 and 15 respectively, this brother DJ duo has taken the world by storm. Born in Belgium and specializing in electro house, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike have made a name for themselves, consistently finding their music on the top of hit lists. In 2015, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike moved to many #1 positions, representing an incredible year of music that only got better with every performance. Playing all over the world, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike represents an incredible experience that is hard to forget. See them while you can.
Born in the Netherlands, this Dutch big room house and electro house performer is among the best DJ’s in the world. While giving up a first place ranking in the top 100 DJ’s of 2015 by DJ Mag, Hardwell has remained incredibly popular and has only dropped to second place in many ranking. Playing the piano, keyboards, mixer, and synthesizer, Hardwell is an incredibly popular musician whose sounds is only getting better with time.
Among the youngest performers considered, Martin Garrix is the 19 year old who knows electronic music. Having become popular with his hits “Animals” and “Wizard,” Martin Garrix has gradually expanded his ability, becoming increasingly poplar over time. With a number of labels supporting him and lives shows everywhere, watching Martin Garrix play is phenomenal. Breaking through in record time, Martin Garrix is worth keeping track of as he has only recently begun his music career.
Armin Van Buuren
Among the older musician featured on this list, Armin Van Buuren of the Netherlands draws incredible crows. A trance producer, radio personality, and DJ, Armin Van Buuren has more than 20 million weekly listeners. Creating a cult like following, Armin Van Buuren is constantly touring and is always worth the ticket price. This has helped to continuously boost his popularity, making him into an easily recognizable name within the music genre. Keeping his high rating, Armin Van Buuren is no where near done being an electronic sensation and you should keep an eye out for performances in and around your area.
Keeping his place as one of the best DJ and record producers available, Dutch musician Tiesto covers trance, progressive trance, big room house, EDM, and progressive house. Having made music for the past decade, Tiesto has created a name for himself, creating music for a range of labels. Performing live on stage at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Tiesto became the first DJ to perform live at the event, breaking ground and boosting his popularity as a result. In addition, his album ‘Elements of Life’ reached #1 in the US and continues to be a beloved album. With his music being played at award shows and events, Tiesto is not likely to move from his rank any time soon.
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