Who Are Some Popular Music DJs?


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Some popular music DJs include Deadmau5, Skrillex, Steve Aoki, Swedish House Mafia and David Guetta. Other popular DJs as of 2015 include Tiesto, DJ Pauly D and Calvin Harris.

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Canadian progressive-house music producer Deadmau5 is well-known for the mouse helmets he wears while on stage. His shows feature pulsing LED lights, and he is also known as one of the founders of the dubstep music genre. Deadmau5 also has his own label, Mau5trap, and he famously has had feuds with fellow DJ Skrillex. Swedish House Mafia, a trio of progressive-house DJs from Sweden, made its final appearance at the Ultra Music Festival in March 2013; fans of the trio from all around the world attempted to get tickets to the show.

French DJ David Guetta has a fanbase so devoted to him that they follow him from country to country. Guetta, known for his house music, also makes music with famous artists when not working at clubs or venues. Some artists he has worked with include Nicki Minaj and Flo Rida. Guetta has sold more than 6 million albums worldwide, while his singles have sold over 15 million copies.

Tiesto, who can earn up to $250,000 a night, has been ranked the number one DJ in DJ Magazine's Top 100 Popularity Poll three times in a row.

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