It’s that time of year again. We are excited to announce this year’s Asia’s Top 20 DJs 2018. Here we have selected the Top 20 DJs who are Asian, based or working in Asia.
There are many DJs out there in Asia but we had brainstormed and shortlisted the finest Top 20 Asian DJs to fit in the list. Together with performance in many corners of the nation, the Top 20 DJs has performed in nations and also get listed in the top DJ list ranking around the world.
Not only just DJing but a few of them are DJs & producers who remix and produced their own music. Be it spinning House music at the beach bars or top Dance/Electronic music at the latest clubs in town in Asian cities, the top 20 DJs list below are the ones to look out for when they are performing behind the Pioneer DJ decks. Also, check out our hottest DJs list revealed first-hand.
Whoever the club DJs are on the list, you will definitely enjoy the party in the best clubs in Asia. Get ready as they stand facing an audience and it’s time throw your hand in the air.
The 2018 Asia’s Top 20 DJs are…
This year Thailand’s LaCrème once again remain as the #1 DJ in Asia. He won the first place title as Asia’s EDM #1 DJ last year.
Second place was Australian DJ, Adam Sky currently based in Singapore has over 730k fans and signed with big music record labels Universal, Ultra, Armada etc. He traveled to Singapore recently and performed for the first time at Ultra Singapore.
Katty Q came in 3rd place, is currently based in Bali Indonesia has taken up her residency at Lxxy recently and was one of the Top 10 sexiest World DJs.
In 4th position was Australian best DJ, Skytek, who is also based in Indonesia. His 2018 Jungle Jane single released topped the #1 Beatport chart.
5th position was Carta hailing from Hong Kong. The young DJ/producer is well-known in many parts of the world, especially in China. He’s the first Chinese-based producer to be signed to Spinnin’ Records.
At #6 place was Thailand’s electronic music artist, Nakadia. She is known for her cutting-edge electronic music and one of the world’s very few globally successful female electronic music artists.
1. LaCrème (Koh Samui, Thailand)
Currently based in Koh Samui, Thailand, LaCrème has performed in several huge music festivals and will continue to take Asia by storm. This made him in the list as #1 Asia’s DJ.
2. Adam Sky (Altimate, Singapore)
Adam Sky is based in Singapore and have residency at Altimate, Singapore’s highest ultra-lounge, perched sky-high at level 61 of 1-Altitude.
3. KattyQ (Lxxy, Bali, Indonesia)
Hailing from Russia, KattyQ is currently based in Bali island and taking up her residency at LXXY Bali, a world class night life venue in the heart of Legian Bali. Instagram: @djkattyq
4. SkyteK (Skygarden, Bali, Indonesia)
Australian DJ, Skytek are taken up the electronic music scenes in Asia by storm. Catch him live at Sky Garden, one of the Best Night Club In Bali, Indonesia.
5. Carta (HK)
Carta was the first Chinese DJ to ranked #92 in the Top 100 DJs by DJ Mag and is signed to world-renowned record label Spinnin’ Records. This made him up the #5 of Asia’s Top DJs.
6. Nakadia (Thailand)
Nakadia is a global icon from Thailand and is known as the most prominent underground techno DJ in Asia. Instagram: @nakadia_music
7. DJ Akhtar (Mumbai, India)
DJ Akhtar is India’s No.1 DJ. This is what made him in this list. DJ Akhtar is not only known for his great music sense but he’s also known for his friendly down to earth attitude. Facebook
8. Goldfish & Blink (Zouk, KL, Malaysia)
Goldfish & Blink are duo DJs from Malaysia and they are well-known in Asia countries and performed in many Asia electronic music festivals and top superclub in Asia including Zouk Club, ZoukOut, It’s The Ship and the list goes on. Facebook
9. DJ Soda (South Korea)
DJ Soda remain the most demanded DJ in Asia. She begun her music production in 2017 and released a few tracks. In 2018, she collaborated with Walshy Fire on a track titled ‘Never Let You In’.
10. Burmese Smash (Myanmar)
Burmese Smash is the resident DJ at NYX Rooftop & Club in Yangon. Facebook
11. Wang Trang (Vietnam)
12. Marc Marasigan (Cove, Manila, Philippines)
Marc Marasigan is holding a residency at Asia’s biggest indoor beach and nightclub, Cove Manila. He has likewise performed at the country’s biggest events and parties. Facebook
13. Hardlights (MainRoom, KL, Malaysia)
DJ/Producer Hard Lights known as the next generation producer from Malaysia, currently has established himself as one of the mind blowing/entertainer in town. For this bright icon, music has been apart in his youngest age. Facebook
14. BKI Cool (Deja Vu, Kathmandu, Nepal)
BKI Cool has played in every major clubs in capital Kathmandu and has played along with famous DJs like Tomorrowland featured artist MEGAMEN, (S)haan (indian No.1 EDM Dj), AFM(Arnold From Mumbai), NDS, Julia Bliss and many more. Facebook
15. Flash Finger (South Korea)
Flash Finger is a South Korean DJ from Seoul. Flash Finger collaborated with AvAlanche & MAX4U and released Night Wolf” [Ensis Records] which was ranked #26 on Beatport Electro House chart. He is the founder of Discovery Music / Discovery Deep and also Electronic Music DJ / Producer based in Asia. Been releasing thru, Better Than Records, Moon Records, Discovery Music and many more. Facebook
16. Jenil (Illuzion, Phuket, Thailand)
17. Angger Dimas (Indonesia)
Angger Dimas is an Indonesian DJ/producer from Jakarta and he has made his name across the globe. He released many chart-topping dance tracks and collaborated with many huge DJs from around the world.
18. Justin Oh (South Korea)
Justin Oh is a South Korean DJ/producer from Seoul and has proven that he’s a formidable name in the modern progressive house and trance scene. He has performed at some of the biggest festivals in the world and famous clubs in Asia. Facebook
19. Kento (Owl, Osaka, Japan)
From Japan, Kento is currently a resident DJ of Owl Osaka and he is making his way around the world for club gigs including Armsterdam, Paris and Ibiza. Facebook
20. Ace Ramos (Valkyrie, Manila, Philippines)
DJ Ace Ramos is a resident at DJMag Top 100 Club Valkyrie at The Palace, Manila. In a career spanning almost two decades, he has emerged as an industry stalwart, packing floors in all corners of the country and across Asia, America, and the Middle East. Facebook