American DJs vs. European DJs

           There is a large amount of talented DJ’s buzzing around in our current American music culture, but how many of these accomplished artists are actually from America? These skilled composers are a major part of American culture but you might be shocked to find that most of them are not native to American soil. Below is a list of the Top DJ’s from America, Top DJ’s from Europe, and their rankings.  These rankings are based solely off data such as number of fans, fan growth, number of social media followers, and amount of music downloaded.

                       American DJ’s                                            European DJ’s

1.       Steve Aoki (Florida) Ranking: #4                  1. Hardwell (Netherlands) Ranking: #1

2.       Skrillex (California) Ranking: #12                 2. Calvin Harris (United Kingdom) Ranking: #2

3.       Krewella (Illinois) Ranking: #15                    3. Nicky Romero (Netherlands) Ranking: #3

4.       Kaskade (Illinois) Ranking: #27                    4. Dmitri Vegas and Like Mike (Belgium) :#5

5.       Diplo (Mississippi) Ranking: #34                   5. Avicii (Sweden) Ranking: #6

6.       Porter Robinson (North Carolina) :#35          6. Afrojack (Netherlands) Ranking: #8

7.       Dillon Francis (California) Ranking: #39        7. Swedish House Mafia (Sweden) Ranking: #10

8.       Moby (New York) Ranking: #50                  8. David Guetta (France) Ranking: #11

9.       BT (Maryland) Ranking: #52                        9. Alesso (Sweden) Ranking: #13

10.    Bassnectar (California) Ranking: #53           10. Tiesto (Netherlands) Ranking: #14


Written By: Meghan Hargaden