Respected by many and controversy fueling for some is DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJ List, naming both the best and most relevant DJ’s in the world. However their 27th year will unfold a little differently, as they follow all of dance music’s transition into the virtual realm. For the first time ever DJ Mag is hosting weekly livestreams for two months, giving fans a chance to watch and listen to some of the world’s biggest DJs before voting in this year’s poll. The virtual events last until September 19th and will showcase major names in EDM as well as underground house and techno artists.
DJ Mag’s inaugural weekly livestreams are going down every Saturday and Sunday, streaming from Youtube, Facebook and Twitch. In order to give us enough genre diversity DJ Mag has two differing lineup styles for each night. Saturday’s lineup will see main stage acts like Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, David Guetta and Oliver Heldens. Whereas Sunday’s lineup features legendary and upcoming house and techno DJs from DJ Mag’s Beatport driven Alternative Top 100 DJs list. The voting for Top 100 DJ’s List has already begun, and will ends on September 23rd. Show support for your favorite artist by voting now!
For the fourth year in a row DJ Mag proudly partners with UNICEF. An agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. Each year DJ Mag donates the proceeds from their Top 100 List to support UNICEF’s mission. Now, as the world combats the coronavirus, DJ Mag is inviting voters and viewers to make their own donation if able. To learn more head over to UNICEF’s Global Coronavirus Response Fund.
DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs List is the world’s biggest music poll, but it wasn’t always so. Back in 1993 the Top 100 DJs List was launched to celebrate 100 editions of DJ Magazine. In the beginning the Top 1000 DJs List was selected in house, choosing overtly skilled DJs with the ability to work a crowd. It wasn’t until 1997 that the voting process turned into a public vote. In order to vote for their favorite DJ fans needed to mail in their votes via post. Which likely was for the legendary house DJ Carl Cox, the first ever to top the now prestigious list.
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