The results are in!
DJ Mag releases its highly controversial list and just like every other years now, people are talking!
David Guetta loses his crown - that he won under a lot of criticism - as Armin van Buuren gets it back. Tiesto gets his second spot back (he was 3rd last year) and Avicii climbs one spot to number 3.
Thank you all for your kind tweets regarding the @top100djs It’s overwhelming… arminvanbuuren.com/?p=6195— Armin van Buuren (@arminvanbuuren) October 20, 2012
The full list is below. Go off in the comments.
Full DJ Mag 2012 Top 100 DJs:
1. ARMIN VAN BUUREN
4. DAVID GUETTA
7. DASH BERLIN
8. ABOVE & BEYOND
12. SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA
13. MARKUS SCHULZ
14. GARETH EMERY
15. STEVE AOKI
16. PAUL VAN DYK
17. NICKY ROMERO
18. SANDER VAN DOORN
19. ALY & FILA
22. FERRY CORSTEN
24. DADA LIFE
25. W & W
26. FEDDE LE GRAND
29. LAIDBACK LUKE
31. CALVIN HARRIS
32. ORJAN NILSEN
33. KNIFE PARTY
34. SEBASTIAN INGROSSO
38.DIMITRI VEGAS & LIKE MIKE
39. COSMIC GATE
40. PORTER ROBINSON
43. INFECTED MUSHROOM
44. DAFT PUNK
45. CARL COX
47. PETE THA ZOUK
48. MARTIN SOLVEIG
49. BRENNAN HEART
52. ERIC PRYDZ
55. JOHN OCALLAGHAN
56. DJ FEEL
57. STEVE ANGELLO
60. WOLFGANG GARTNER
62. TOMMY TRASH
63. FRANCIS DAVILA
64. D BLOCK AND S TE FAN
66. BINGO PLAYERS
67. PSYKO PUNKZ
69. PAUL OAKENFOLD
70. BENNY BENASSI
72. MAT ZO
74. QUENTIN MOSIMANN
75. WASTED PENGUINZ
76. DIRTY SOUTH
77. ANDREW RAYEL
78. RICHIE HAWTIN
80. MYON AND SHANE 54
82. THOMAS GOLD
84. ROGER SHAH
85. FEED ME
86. MIKE CANDYS
87. ANDY MOOR
88. RAN D
89. RICHARD DURAND
91. PAUL KALKBRENNER
93. SEAN TYAS
94. BOB SINCLAR
97. MARK KNIGHT
98. JOHN DIGWEED
99. DA TWEEKAZ
100. PROJECT 46
+Last year: 2011 Top 100
Just Afrojack, Lil Jon, David Guetta, Steve Aoki, and Benny Benassi striking a pose
Today was the day, Swedish House Mafia opened the gates to their One Last Tour and won the Internet.
Selling out shows like it’s nothing, it was only a matter of minutes before others were added.
In a set up extremely well prepared and executed the Swedish group, who announced it was its last tour, had OneLastTour.comgrabbing all the attention of people from New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago, rushing to Ticketmaster to order tickets for a tour starting in February, 2013.
Msg. Holy fuck. Second barclay’s added. Go go go!!!!!— Swedish House Mafia (@swedishousemfia) September 28, 2012
Billboard.biz ads that incredibly, the group has done this with total U.S. album sales of 57,000 units and total track sales of 897,000 units, according to Nielsen Soundscan. The trio’s two New York shows in March — Madison Square Garden (they were the first DJ act to headline the arena) and Barclays Center — sold out in less than 8 minutes, precipitating the addition of a two more Brooklyn shows (March 3 sold out, the March 4 date is on sale now).
Chicago. Holy shit. Never seen anything like this. Go go go— Swedish House Mafia (@swedishousemfia) September 28, 2012
A similar scenario played out in Chicago, where the group’s Feb. 20 gig at the United Center sold out in 5 minutes. Three nights were added in San Francisco (Feb. 13, 14 and 15) along with a second show in Los Angeles on March 8.
First artist to do 4 nights at San Fran Bill Graham Civic. Thank you so much— Swedish House Mafia (@swedishousemfia) September 28, 2012
Swedish House Mafia will close out the outing at LA’s State Historic Park on March 9th where they will perform for some 35,000 people at part of their Masquerade Motel.
According to the act’s label, EMI/Astralwerks, the international One Last Tour trek will be SHM’s “most extensive and extravagant shows to date.” It kicks off in Dubai on Nov. 16 and will also hit India, Russia and South Africa for the first time. A companion comp, Until Now, is due out on Oct. 22nd.
It features the song “Don’t You Worry Child” whose video has received more than 7.7 million views in two weeks.
See the list of North American dates below:
February 13 - Bill Graham Civic, San Francisco, CA
February 14 - Bill Graham Civic, San Francisco, CA SOLD OUT
February 15 - Bill Graham Civic, San Francisco, CA SOLD OUT
February 16 - Bill Graham Civic, San Francisco, CA SOLD OUT
February 20 - United Center, Chicago, IL SOLD OUT
February 22 - Rogers Centre, Toronto, Canada
February 23 - Rogers Centre, Toronto, Canada SOLD OUT
February 27 - Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada
March 1 - Madison Square Garden, New York, NY SOLD OUT
March 2 - Barclays Center, New York, NY SOLD OUT
March 3 - Barclays Center, New York, NY SOLD OUT
March 4 - Barclays Center, New York, NY ON SALE NOW
March 8 - Masquerade Motel @ Historic Park, Los Angeles,CA
March 9 - Masquerade Motel @ Historic Park, Los Angeles, CA SOLD OUT
+today came out the monster tune by Sebastian Ingrosso and Tommy Trash - “Reload”.
This has been one of the best days by far thanks to you guys!!!!!— Sebastian Ingrosso (@SebIngrosso) September 28, 2012