Apparently paid votes only went so far with Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike dropping to the #2 position this year.  Even us here at EDM Life running a EDM music industry website have never heard of some of those new to the list. In addition, the glaring omission of such djs such as Sasha, Digweed, Solomun, Jamie Jones, Paul Oakenfold and Kaskade in our opinion give this list little credibility to being anything other than a popularity poll with mostly bought votes.

DJ Mag Top 100 2016 Results
1. Martin Garrix – Up 2
2. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike – Down 1
3. Hardwell – Down 1
4. Armin Van Buuren – Non-Mover
5. Tiesto – Non-Mover
6. David Guetta – Non-Mover
7. Steve Aoki – Up 3
8. Oliver Heldens – Up 4
9. Skrillex – Non-Mover
10. Afrojack – Down 2
11. Avicii – Down 4
12. Kshmr – Up 11
13. W&W – Up 1
14. Calvin Harris – Down 3
15. Don Diablo – Up 15
16. Axwell Ingrosso – Up 1
17. Dash Berlin – Down 2
18. The Chainsmokers – Re-Entry
19. Ummet Ozean – Up 17
20. Alesso – Down 7
21. R3hab – Non-Mover
22. Dj Snake – Up 10
23. Diplo – Down 3
24. Dvbbs – Down 8
25. Alok – Up 19
26. Kygo – Up 7
27. Swanky Tunes – Up 70 – Highest Climber
28. Marshmello – Highest New Entry
29. Nicky Romero – Down 11
30. Steve Angello – Up 1
31. Deadmau5 – Down 6
32. Quintino – Up 48
33. Dj Chetas – Up 26
34. Bassjackers – Up 5
35. Zedd – Down 13
36. Headhunterz – Up 12
37. Vinai – Up 6
38. Florian Picasso – New Entry
39. Galantis – Up 59
40. Jack U – Up 5
41. Aly & Fila – Up 1
42. Shogun – Up 5
43. Blasterjaxx – Down 27
44. Major Lazer – Up 10
45. Nervo – Down 21
46. Angerfist – Down 8
47. Above & Beyond – Down 18
48. Yellow Claw – Up 26
49. Marlo – Up 42
50. Fedde Le Grand – Down 15
51. Dj Kura – Up 10
52. Lost Stories – New Entry
53. Deorro – Down 25
54. Vintage Culture – New Entry
55. Alan Walker – New Entry
56. Tom Swoon – Down 10
57. Coone – Down 8
58. Diego Miranda – Non-Mover
59. Brennan Heart – Down 6
60. Paul Van Dyk – Down 19
61. ATB – Up 21
62. Yves V – Down 28
63. Wolfpack – Down 11
64. Dillon Francis – Up 3
65. Andrew Rayel – Down 25
66. Eric Prydz – Down 9
67. Felguk – Re-Entry
68. Radical Redemption – Up 4
69. Robin Schulz – Up 30
70. Dannic – Down 44
71. Da Tweekaz – Up 8
72. Daft Punk – Down 3
73. Will Sparks – Up 5
74. Carl Cox – Down 11
75. Timmy Trumpet – New Entry
76. Borgore – Down 8
77. Firebeatz – Down 11
78. Tujamo – Up 17
79. Laidback Luke – Down 15
80. Markus Schulz – Down 24
81. Vicetone – Down 31
82. Martin Jensen – New Entry
83. Jauz – New Entry
84. Carnage – Up 4
85. Netsky – Down 10
86. Carl Nunes – New Entry
87. Sam Feldt – New Entry
88. Miss K8 – Up 6
89. Jay Hardway – New Entry
90. Porter Robinson – Down 35
91. Bobina – Re-Entry
92. Zatox – Down 5
93. Dyro – Down 66
94. Flume – New Entry
95. Infected Mushroom – Re-Entry
96. Showtek – Down 59
97. Daddy’s Groove – New Entry
98. Martin Solveig – Re-Entry
99. Ferry Corsten – Down 14
100. Dj Feel – Re-Entry