Yesterday the ever so controversial awards ceremony by DJ MAG, that is right non other the the anual TOP 100 DJs Poll was released to the world, full Poll position HERE.
Martin Garrix after coming into the scene 4 years ago becomes the youngest ever to win the notorious award, followed in second place was the Belgian duo Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and to close the podium was Dutch veteran and 2x award winner, Hardwell. The Chainsmokers become the highest re-entry, Swanky Tunes where one of the most controversial names on the list as they were this years highest climbers, climbing an astonishing 70 places in the poll.
However the list is also made of surprising names, after all there has to be a reason as to why the list is so controversial. DJ Chetas from India whom no one knows about makes into the list for the second time in a row and this time round in 33th place climbing a total 26 places, Brazilian DJ Alok climbs 19 places to claim the 25th spot yet another controversial high rank. But it’s not just the high ranks that makes this list controversial, the low ranks also making this list ever so dubious legend Eric Prydz in 66th, Dyro in 93rd, Ferry Corsten in 99th and many others where placed well below the expectations.
Read our full review on the TOP 100 HERE (Not out yet)
But with all this controversy, DJs took to twitter to voice their opinion and we collected same of our favorites for your enjoyment, check them out and make sure to let us now others that we may of have missed.
We will start off slowly and ease you into it
Thank you for everything.. this feels unreal and I’m so thankful to have all of you guys being part of my life. Much love and see you soon?? pic.twitter.com/IQTsKcImvT
— MARTIN GARRIX (@MartinGarrix) October 19, 2016
Well congratulations to The Weeknd on making it to the top 100
— Dillon Francis (@DILLONFRANCIS) October 19, 2016
It must suck to be second, right?!
— CVNT5 (@WEARECVNT5) October 19, 2016
3LAU says it like it is!
Here’s the secret reason why DJ Mag matters that no one wants you to know. pic.twitter.com/7TscXAUWYp
— justin (@3LAU) October 19, 2016
Legend Eric Prydz had the most to say about the poll, buckle up…
— Eric Prydz (@ericprydz) October 19, 2016
Deadmau5 thanked his fans
i’d like to take the time to thank all my fans and friends for typing my name in a box and hitting enter. means the world to me. thank you.
— dead mow cinco (@deadmau5) October 20, 2016
And then well, you already know… and Kaskade was the proudest of them all
— Kaskade (@kaskade) October 20, 2016
Nicky Romero was thankful
Hey they spelled my name right, but my picture is 5 years old ? https://t.co/j1ZBobrGLi
— Nicky Romero (@nickyromero) October 19, 2016
So poetic Max
I don’t give a shit about who is top 100 I just want you all to understand that we are destroying something oh so beautiful!
— Max Vangeli (@MaxVangeli) October 19, 2016
Let’s make DJ Mag top 100 great again
Congrats to @DonaldTrump for the #1 spot in the DJMAG Top100
— Dimitri Vangelis (@DimitriVangelis) October 19, 2016