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Hardwell Tops DJ Mag Top 100 DJs List Once Again...Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and Armin van Buuren Chart High, Boy George Debuts?

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If you read Music Times article on the leaked rendition of the DJMag Top 100 DJs list, you'll probably be disappointed to see the real thing: It's exactly the same (except this time nos. 71 through 100 are included as well). Once again, Hardwell has established himself (or at least according to a poll that many EDM fans hold in very low esteem) as the no. 1 DJ on the planet. Regardless of controversy, the list gets referenced all year so the Dutch disc jockey could do worse than take the title for a second consecutive term. 

Other big performers: Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike moved up a few spots to the no. 2 position, while Armin van Burren lost one spot (although no. 3 in the world still sounds admirable to us). Martin Garrix, the wunderkind behind "Animals," rose 36 spots and took no. 4, making him more than just the youngest DJs on the chart but also one of the best. Deorro was the highest new entry, at no. 19, while Ummet Ozcan was the biggest mover, improving 68 spots to no. 31 from last year. 

Then there are the entries that make the hardcore scene members shake their heads warily. The contest is already referred to, sarcastically, as a popularity contest, and there are a few names here that will draw "one hit wonder" criticism (whether that's true remains to be seen). Big single sellers DJ Snake (of "Turn Down For What") and The Chainsmokers ("Selfie") come in at nos. 65 and 97 respectively. The most shocking spot has to be Boy George (yes, that Boy George), who was a new entry at no. 89. 

Check out the full list below. 

01. Hardwell

02. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike

03. Armin Van Buuren

04. Martin Garrix

05. Tiesto

06. Avicii

07. David Guetta

08. Nicky Romero

09. Skrillex

10. Steve Aoki

11. Calvin Harris

12. Afrojack

13. Blasterjaxx

14. Dash Berlin

15. Alesso

16. deadmau5

17. Showtek

18. W & W

19. Deorro

20. DVBBS

21. Nervo

22. Zedd

23. R3HAB

24. Andrew Rayel

25. Above And Beyond

26. Steve Angello

27. Dyro

28. Aly And Fila

29. Axwell

30. Dannic

31. Ummet Ozxan

32. Diplo

33. Krewella

34. Oliver Heldens

35. Fedde Le Grand

36. Vicetone

37. Angerfist

38. Paul Van DYk

39. Sebastian Ingrosso

40. Headhunterz

41. Borgore

42. KURA

43. Daft Punk

44. Markus Schulz

45. DJ Frontliner

46. Kaskade

47. DJ Brennan Heart

48. DJ Coone

49. Infected Mushroom

50. Laidback Luke

51. Sander Van Doorn

52. Dada Life

53. Knife Party

54. Dillon Francis

55. Yves V

56. Firebeatz

57. Porter Robinson

58. ATB

59. Carl Cox

60. Eric Prydz

61. Gabry Ponte

62. Vinai

63. MakJ

64. Radical Redemption

65. DJ Snake

66. Da Tweakaz

67. Noisecontroller

68. Carnage

69. Cosmic Gate

70. Diego Miranda

71. DJ Zatox

72. Quentin Mosimann

73. Tenishia

74. Gareth Emery

75. Umek

76. Tiddey

77. Zomboy

78. Bl3nd

79. Orjan Nilsen

80. TJR

81. Blau

82. Don Diablo

83. Madeon

84. wolfpack

85. Mike Candys

86. quintino

87. Borgeosmusic

88. Audien

89. Boy George

90. Richie Hawtin

91. Ferry Corsten

92. Code Back

93. Heat Beat

94. Merk & Kremont

95. Wildstylezs

96. Bingo Players

97. The Chainsmokers

98. John O'Callaghan

99. Arty

100. Felguk

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