EDM is in constant flux and with that in mind the most powerful and important players of this ever adapting scene and industry are also changing. Unsurprisingly Rolling Stone decided it was time for another list, this time around ranking whom they believe are the 50 most important individuals in EDM. From artists such as Skrillex and Daft Punk to powerful and innovative businessmen like Pasquale Rotella and Joel Zimmerman (not deadmau5), this list attempts to encapsulate a variety of key and fundamental players. We’re interested in what you think about this list, do you agree with it? Who would you have chosen as the most important player in the EDM industry? Let us know in the comment section!

50. Thristian Richards and Blaise Bellville, Boiler Room
49. Paul Clement and Nick Sabine, Resident Advisor, Founders
48. Annie Mac, BBC Radio 1, DJ
47. James Murphy
46. Tony Andrews, Funktion-One, Founder
45. Steve Aoki
44. Jason Huvaere and Sam Fotias, Movement
43. Sean Horton, Decibel Festival, Founder
42. Dave Rene, Interscope, A&R
41. Disclosure
40. Afrojack
39. Glenn Mendlinger, Astralwerks, General Manager
38. Carl Cox
37. Kathryn Frazier, Biz3 Publicity and OWSLA
36. A-Trak
35. Vello Virkhaus (V Squared Labs) and Martin Phillips (Bionic League)
34. Richie Hawtin
33. Eelko van Kooten and Roger de Graaf, Spinnin’ Records
32. Many Ameri and Torsten Schmidt, Red Bull Music Academy, Founders
31. Diplo
30. Liz Miller, Big Beat Records, General Manager
29. Nile Rodgers
28. Ash Pournouri, At Night Management, founder
27. Mark Gillespie and Dean Wilson, Three Six Zero Group, Founders
26. Disco Biscuits
25. Gary Richards, HARD, Founder
24. Deadmau5
23. Paul Tollett, Goldenvoice, President
22. Alexander Ljung, SoundCloud, Founder/CEO
21. Maria May, Creative Artists Agency, Senior Agent
20. Matt Adell, Beatport, CEO
19. Daft Punk
18. Disco Donnie Estopinal
17. Neil Moffitt
16. Patrick Moxey, Ultra Music, Owner; Sony Dance/Electronic Music, President
15. Jason Strauss and Noah Tepperberg, Strategic Marketing Group, Founders
14. Craig Kallman, Atlantic Records, Chairman/CEO
13. Armin Van Buuren
12. Tom Windish and Steve Goodgold, The Windish Agency
11. Dave Grutman, Miami Marketing Group, Founder
10. Amy Thomson, ATM Management, founder
9. Steve Wynn, Wynn Resorts, Chairman of the Board and CEO
8. Skrillex
7. Pete Tong
6. Russell Faibisch, Ultra Music Festival, Founder
5. Paul Morris, Founder/President, AM Only
4. Joel Zimmerman, William Morris Endeavor, Head of Global Electronic Music
3. Robert Sillerman, SFX Entertainment, Founder
2. Pasquale Rotella, Insomniac Events, Founder/CEO
1. James Barton, Live Nation, President of Electronic Music

Source: Rolling Stone