We’re slowly working our way through the DJ Mag Top 100 countdown live right now — FOLLOW ALONG HERE — and there’s already a lot to say about the first 50 artists revealed. There are a bunch of new entries, and women are ranking higher than ever.


At the same time, a lot of traditional main stage DJs are trending down year over year, with Diplo, Deadmau5, Kygo, and Alesso all ranked down in consecutive years.

See the 100-51 below!

DJ Mag Top 100-51

100. Solomun [Down 9]
99. Swanky Tunes [Down 28]
98. Florian Picasso [Down 36]
97. Henry PFR [New Entry]
96. D.O.D [New Entry]
95. Sub Zero Project [New Entry]
94. Rave Republic [Up 4]
93. Julian Jordan [Re-Entry]
92. Daddy’s Groove [Down 12]
91. Paul Kalkbrenner [Up 4]
90. Black Coffee [Re-Entry]
89. Thomas Gold [Re-Entry]
88. Solardo [New Entry]
87. Paul van Dyk [Down 32]
86. Marco Carola [No Movement]
85. Boris Brejcha [New Entry]
84. Tom & Collins [New Entry]
83. Vicetone [Re-Entry]
82. Robin Schulz [Down 22]
81. Deniz Koyu [New Entry]
80. Peggy Gou [New Entry]
79. Andy C [Highest D&B] [Up 11]
78. Lucas & Steve [Up 14]
77. Yellow Claw [Down 30]
76. Cedric Gervais [Up 11]
75. Warface [Re-Entry]
74. Charlotte De Witte [New Entry]
73. Carl Nunes [Up 26]
72. Carta [Up 1]
71. deadmau5 [Down 12]
70. 3 Are Legend [New Entry]
69. Miss K8 [Down 4]
68. Da Tweekaz [Up 8]
67. Diplo [Down 25]
66. Richie Hawtin [Down 5]
65. Deorro [Up 24]
64. ILLENIUM [New Entry]
63. Fisher [Highest New Entry]
62. Breathe Carolina [Up 15]
61. Alesso [Down 16]
60. Nina Kraviz [Up 37]
59. Ferry Corsten [Up 16]
58. Steve Angello [No Movement]
57. Will Sparks [Down 1]
56. Yves V [Re-Entry]
55. Diego Miranda [Down 5]
54. Mike Williams [Up 12]
53. Claptone [Highest House] [Up 4]
52. Kygo [Down 20]
51. MATTN [Up 21]