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Carl Cox Tops Alternative Top 100 DJs For Second Year In a Row

Every year, the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll comes out, and every year, people are upset. If you’ve been in the Dance Music scene long enough, its easy to see why people get so upset, after all, its literally a popularity contest. Despite the fact that the list is pretty much all about money, and bookings, it is a good indication of showing which artists are known in the mainstream space, and who can generate ticket sales. Unfortunately, it doesn’t really do much to gauge an actual DJ’s DJ skills, and that is where the DJ Mag Alternative Top 100 DJ list comes into play.

DJ Mag has partnered with Beatport, for the second time in a row, to bring us the DJ Mag Alternative Top 100 DJs List. The alternative DJ list is made up using sales date from Beatport amongst other things, rather than votes, and is definitely a better way of choosing who is the ‘world’s top DJ’. If you’re familiar with the list, you would know that Carl Cox, topped last years list.

After viewing the DJ Mag Alternative Top 100 DJs List 2019’s results, we now see that Cox repeated this triumphant feat. Coming in second is Adam Beyer, with Claptone, Nina Kraviz, and Fisher following, in that order. Filling out the top ten are other artists, such as Richie Hawtin, Peggy Gou, and Boris Brechja. If you’re unfamiliar with any of these artists, I highly recommend checking them out. You can find the full listing of the full listing of the DJ Mag Alternative Top 100 DJs below. Thoughts?

Full Alternative List

  1. Carl Cox
  2. Adam Beyer
  3. Claptone
  4. Nina Kraviz
  5. Fisher
  6. Richie Hawtin
  7. Charlotte De Witte
  8. Peggy Gou
  9. Boris Brejcha
  10. Marco Carola
  11. Solardo
  12. Black Coffee
  13. Paul Kalkbrenner
  14. Solomun
  15. Sven Väth
  16. Maceo Plex
  17. Fatboy Slim
  18. Green Velvet
  19. Amelie Lens
  20. Kölsch
  21. Camelphat
  22. Loco Dice
  23. Seth Troxler
  24. Jamie Jones
  25. Hot Since 82
  26. Tale Of Us
  27. Mark Knight
  28. Sasha Down
  29. Kerri Chandler
  30. Ellen Alien
  31. Joris Voorn
  32. The Black Madonna
  33. John Digweed
  34. Erick Morillo
  35. James Zabiela
  36. Jeff Mills
  37. Dave Clarke
  38. Chris Liebing
  39. Guy Gerber
  40. Dubfire
  41. Nicole Moudaber
  42. Eats Everything
  43. Jay Lumen
  44. Pan-Pot
  45. Deborah De Luca
  46. Len Faki
  47. Nastia
  48. Maya Jane Coles
  49. The Martinez Brothers
  50. Guy J
  51. Skream
  52. Disclosure
  53. Claude VonStroke
  54. Danny Tenaglia
  55. Purple Disco Machine
  56. David Penn
  57. Ricardo Villalobos
  58. Patrick Topping
  59. Gui Boratto
  60. Joseph Capriati
  61. Stephan Bodzin
  62. Dax J
  63. Enrico Sangiuliano
  64. Danny Howells
  65. ANNA
  66. Radio Slave
  67. Carl Craig
  68. Steve Lawler
  69. Adriatique
  70. Michael Bibi
  71. Laurent Garnier
  72. Gorgon City
  73. Sam Paganini
  74. Paula Temple
  75. Chris Lorenzo
  76. Nic Fanciulli
  77. Hernan Cattaneo
  78. La Fleur
  79. Bicep
  80. Ilario Alicante
  81. Billy Kenny
  82. Roger Sanchez
  83. Rebekah
  84. Dennis Ferrer
  85. Dixon
  86. Alan Fitzpatrick
  87. Paco Osuna
  88. M.A.N.D.Y
  89. Denis Sulta
  90. Helena Hauff
  91. Andres Campo
  92. Cristoph
  93. Monika Kruse
  94. Jack Back
  95. Fatima Hajji
  96. Pete Tong
  97. Andrea Oliva
  98. DVS1
  99. David Morales
  100. Perc

H/T – DJ Mag

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