DJ Mag is a popular DJ magazine that is published monthly. It is based in the United Kingdom. The magazine covers a wide range of topics related to DJing, such as equipment reviews, DJing techniques, and interviews with popular DJs. DJ Mag also organizes the DJ Mag Top 100, an annual poll of the world's best DJs. In recent years, the DJ Mag Top 100 has come under fire for allegedly being biased towards certain genres and platforms. Nevertheless, it remains one of the most highly anticipated lists in the DJing world.
What Is The DJ Mag Top 100?
The DJ Mag Top 100 is a list of the world's best DJs, as voted for by readers of DJ Magazine. The poll has been running since 1991, and is one of the most highly anticipated annual lists in the dance music industry. The top 100 DJs are chosen based on a number of factors, including popularity, DJing ability, and innovation. With such a prestigious title at stake, the competition is always fierce, and the list is sure to generate plenty of debate among dance music fans. So whether you love it or hate it, there's no denying that the DJ Mag Top 100 is one of the most influential lists in the dance music world.
Who Has Won The DJ Mag Top 100 The Most Times?
Armin van Buuren has held the #1 spot 5 times, David Guetta, Tiesto, and Martin Garrix have won 3 times, and Paul van Dyk, Paul Oakenfold, Carl Cox, Hardwell, and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike have won twice.
How does DJ Mag rank DJs?
DJ Mag runs quite a few different awards including the DJ Mag Top 100 poll, Top 100 Club poll, Top 100 Festivals poll, Best of British and its Tech Awards.
Why Is There So Much Controversy with the DJ Mag Top 100?
The DJ Mag Top 100 poll is essentially a popularity contest. Many DJs pay to advertise on DJ Mag during the polling and some will have people stand outside festivals asking them to vote for their artist. Because it's a popularity contest, there's a lot of debate if that artist is essentially “the #1 DJ” for that year.
Who Was The First DJ to Win the DJ Mag Top 100?
Danny Rampling was the first DJ to win the Top 100 in 1991.