These are the top 5 electronic dance music producers that you should be following. These producers are always ahead of the curve and are always putting out new and innovative music.
Skrillex, real name Sonny Moore, is an American record producer and DJ. He is best known for his work in the dubstep genre, but he has also produced a wide variety of other electronic music styles. Skrillex has released four studio albums, including his debut album Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites (2010), and has won eight Grammy Awards.
Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, was a Swedish producer and DJ who died in April 2018, aged just 28. He was one of the most successful and well-known EDM artists in the world. His hits included “Wake Me Up,” “Hey Brother” and “Levels.”
Calvin Harris is a Scottish record producer, DJ, singer, and songwriter. His debut album I Created Disco was released in June 2007 and it spawned two UK top 10 singles, “Acceptable in the 80s” and “The Girls”. His second studio album, Ready for the Weekend (2009), reached number one on the UK Albums Chart and includes the chart-topper “I’m Not Alone”, as well as the top 10 singles “Ready for the Weekend” and “Flashback”. Harris’s third album, 18 Months (2012), saw him achieve greater commercial success. The album’s first two singles, “Bounce” featuring Kelis and “Feel So Close”, became international hits reaching number one in Scotland.
Skrillex is an American electronic dance music producer, DJ, singer and songwriter from Los Angeles, California. He is known for his work with electronic duo Jack Ü as well as his solo work under the Skrillex moniker. On December 5, 2011, he was nominated for a total of five Grammy Awards at the 54th Grammy Awards, winning three of them; Best Dance/Electronica Album for Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites, Best Dance Recording for “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites”, and Best Remixed Recording for Nero’s remix of Adrian Lux’s single “Teenage Crime”.
Tiësto, born Tijs Michiel Verwest, is a Dutch DJ and record producer. Although he has used many aliases in the past, he is best known for his work as Tiësto. In 1997 and 1998, he was voted “The World’s No. 1 DJ” by readers of DJ Magazine. He co-founded the label Black Hole Recordings with Arny Bink in 1997 and he released his Tiësto In Concert DVD in 2003.
David Guetta is a French DJ, music programmer, record producer and songwriter. He co-founded Gum Productions with Jean-Charles Carré and Joachim Garraud, and released his first album, Just a Little More Love, in 2002. Later, he released Guetta Blaster (2004) and Pop Life (2007).
Guetta achieved mainstream success with his 2009 album One Love which included the hit singles “When Love Takes Over” (featuring Kelly Rowland), “Gettin’ Over You” (featuring Chris Willis, Fergie & LMFAO) and “Sexy Bitch” (featuring Akon). The album sold over 3 million copies globally. His seventh studio album, Nothing but the Beat was released in 2011. It charted at number one in over 20 countries including the United Kingdom, where he became the first DJ to ever have eight top 40 songs in one year.
In 2014 Guetta was voted as the number one DJ in the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll. In 2015 he was ranked third on Billboard magazine’s list of the 50 Greatest Dance/Electronic Artists of All Time. Outside of his musical career he is also known for his philanthropic work as he has established himself as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador with focus on supporting children in need around the world.