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Here's the next 50 acts who just missed out on Top 100 DJs 2017

We countdown from No. 101 to 150... and the results may surprise you! 

The Top 100 DJs poll results always make for fascinating reading. As you’ve no doubt realised by now, Martin Garrix has again been voted the world’s No.1 DJ, while in the upper echelons there’s not a great deal of movement — bar a few significant exceptions.

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike have hung onto the No.2 spot, while Armin van Buuren is back up to No.3 — a spot he held for several years in the mid-noughties before rising to the apex for a record-breaking five times. Armin leapfrogs his sometime Two Is One partner Hardwell — another former winner — while Tiesto, David Guetta, Afrojack and Steve Aoki all hold steady in the top 10.

Here's a few interesting stats about this year's poll. There were over a million legitimate votes cast this year — a marginal increase on 2016’s million-smashing achievement — and this was undoubtedly due in part to further opening up the voting process to China this year via a fully updated and translated validation mechanism. There were also 10 new entries, seven re-entires and five non-movers in 2017 with the most votes coming from the USA, followed by Brazil, Mexico, The Netherlands, India, UK, Spain and more. 

But what about the acts that fell just short of the Top 100 DJs rankings? Here, we reveal the next 50 DJs in the list — and there's a diverse smattering of music styles representing the breadth of dance music as a genre. Acts like Borgore, Dyro, Netsky and Martin Solveig who made it into the poll in 2016 have dropped into the Next 50 list this year, whilst underground spinners including Maceo Plex, Solomun and Disclosure have all made it into the main rankings in 2017.

In terms of the Next 50 list, Skrillex-backed favourite Slushii just missed out on the poll at No. 101, while Jetlag and Loco Dice also nearly made it at No. 102 and 103 respectively. Pop-meets-D&B duo SIGMA are in at No. 104 and French young gun Madeon is also close to the Top 100 list at No. 105.

Want more? Check out the full list from 101 to 150 below. You can read the full Top 100 DJs 2017 list here. 

101. SLUSHII
102. JETLAG
103. LOCO DICE
104. SIGMA
105. MADEON
106. COSMIC GATE
107. NETSKY
108. FTAMPA
109. ARTY
110. NUCLEYA
111. CHEAT CODES
112. NEELIX
113. KREWELLA
114. DYRO
115. CURBI
116. MARCO CAROLA
117. BORGORE
118. ADAM BEYER
119. JAMIE JONES
120. INFECTED MUSHROOM
121. BREATHE CAROLINA
122. SEVEN LIONS
123. DJ FEEL
124. A-TRAK
125. VICETONE
126. MARKUS SCHULZ
127. JACK U
128. MARLO
129. GREEN VELVET
130. CHASE & STATUS
131. FELGUK
132. DADDY’S GROOVE
133. MARTIN SOLVEIG
134. SETH TROXLER
135. DENIZ KOYU
136. BEN NICKY
137. SHOWTEK
138. PAUL OAKENFOLD
139. BOBINA
140. OMNIA
141. NINA KRAVIZ
142. ZOMBOY
143. SUNNERY JAMES & RYAN MARCIANO
144. ERICK MORILLO
145. MERK & KREMONT
146. KOLSCH
147. DEORRO
148. ALEXANDER POPOV
149. SANDER VAN DOORN
150. FATBOY SLIM

Charlotte Lucy Cijffers is DJ Mag’s digital and Ibiza editor. Follow her on Twitter here.

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