DJ Mag Top 100 DJs 2020

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I can't actually believe the DJ Mag awards list tonight. Some absolute shockers...

Tiesto down at 16, Hardwell at 17.

All the Trance DJs climbed or were non movers -
Paul Van Dyk back in the Top 50, Ferry close behind him.
Above & Beyond up at 19.
Armin at No 4.

Here's the real shocker though.

David Guetta is the No 1 DJ of the World 2020.
And he's currently playing a trance set.
 
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David Guetta at #1, with Armin near the top position and PvD, A&B within the top 50. It's like the early 2010s.
Something tells me young people (teens and maybe even early 20s) are not voting. They're probably unaware DJ Mag exists.
The mystique around superstar DJs has faded imo.
 

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I cannot believe how good this set from Guetta is. Absolutely shocked. He's actually playing Trance.
 
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So has Steve from The Thrillseekers, for instance. But he's been doing it all this time, whereas a brand like Guetta just looks at music genres as potential markets.
 
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oh I know, don't get me wrong. It's not the best set I've ever heard but I'm just so bloody thankful to hear this over the likes of the utter trash played by Nicky Romero & Afrojack earlier on.

He's just dropped Cafe Del Mar & Delacy - Hideaway. He dropped Fatboy Slim - Bird of Prey earlier, Camelphat - Witching Hour and some crazy acid mix of his track Titanium which made it half decent. This is so so good.
 
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Haha, I just read the top 10 and I only know half of them (literally) - Am I really this much out of touch with actual trance? Is this.... pure trance? *mind blow*

Btw. Charlotte de Witte had a pretty massive year, jumping up 42 spots to #32
 

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ATB nr 56, is he even active? Its so weird this list , it used to have a bit more credibility in the past but not much. I wonder what their criterias are.

Like cmon, Swedish House Mafia rank 84, they had some hits like 8-10 years ago, they dont even make music or play live (i think), but they are in the list.

Absolute joke :p
 

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I thought people voted.


Yeah ive seen djs begging for votes in the past but to be honest i dont buy much into it. I think much of it is money under the table, maybe not so much now as this list has become kinda irrelevant. But back in the days it was a huge deal being on this list and if you were high up you would earn more getting more gigs etc.

Gareth Emery and Ashley Wallbridge mocked them for that with that parody alias CVNT5.

And hey no Gareth Emery in this list and hes doing commercially alot better than many on that list.


I thinke the acting is poor and not funny but nevertheless i think whats seen of the video is true, ofcourse not as exaggerated but yeah ^^