In years past, we have compiled EDM artists that play live instruments. To celebrate the changing times of dance music, we have introduced a new category in the official Dance Music Awards 2017.

With more than 20,000 votes, it is our pleasure to announce the 10 best live artists of 2017. While there's plenty DJs we'd like to include in this list, here are the 10 best artists that use live instruments in their sets.

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Best Live Acts of 2017

10. GRiZ

9. Lindsey Stirling

8. Pendulum

7. Autograf

6. Black Tiger Sex Machine

5. Flume


3. Haywyre

2. Kygo

1. Porter Robinson

Dance Music Awards

Best Record Labels of 2017
Best Songs of 2017
Best Playlist Curators of 2017
Best Streaming Service of 2017