10 of the Hottest Famous DJs Right Now!
In this blog, we take a peek at the famous DJs who are tearing it up today. From the genre-definers to the popular personalities and the statement-makers, we see who is topping the bill on air, at festivals, public and corporate events. Here are 10 celebrity DJs making a splash right now:
Calvin Harris is back on the biggest stage. With his collaboration with Sam Smith for megahit 'Promises', Calvin is braced for a third week on top of the UK Singles Chart. Having reached mainstream popularity in the mid-2000s, Calvin has gone on to master the art of producing dance music. The song marks his tenth number one, making the Scottish producer a record breaker with the most number ones this decade!
One of the world's leading celebrity DJs, MistaJam has ripped up the likes of Ibiza Rocks with his unhinged live shows in recent years.
With shows that merge hip-hop, grime, garage, drum & bass, afrobeats and nu-soul with dancehall and house from across the decades, the BBC Radio 1 DJ has had his presence felt across the world. The mixing master's profile has shot up, having been voted as the Broadcaster of the Year in 2016 by The Radio Academy. He has been a regular on BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra events, featuring on massive stages, including at festivals such as Creamfields, Exit and Sundown.
Huw Stephens waved goodbye to his BBC Radio 1 slot in August 2018 and the DJ will be sorely missed. Having become a fixture of weeknights for many years, Huw's promotion of pioneering new music made him one of the most treasured and famous radio DJs of the current era. Showcasing the likes of The 1975, Slaves, Bastille and Lorde for the first time on air, Huw is one of the UK's defining DJs. Huw's move has seen him appear on a more frequent basis for corporate clients and at public events and festivals around the world, including the Off the Record festival in November 2018.
BBC Radio 1 DJ Maya Jama has earned her name on the biggest stages in recent times. Having established herself as a rising star from an early age, Maya soon became one of the radio presenters on Rinse FM. By the autumn of 2014 she was presenting The Wrap Up on MTV before covering the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. She then took a coveted spot on 4Music and has since hosted the MOBOs award ceremony, the GQ Men of the Year backstage footage becoming one of the biggest DJs in the country with BBC Radio 1.
The brilliant, resilient and international superstar DJ has been spinning the biggest beats for the past forty years under various names. Now the award-winning, chart-topping, genre-defining big beat DJ is back behind the decks for a monumental UK arena tour. Covering the likes of the Motorpoint Arenas of Cardiff and Nottingham, The SSE Arena, Wembley and the Manchester and Birmingham arenas, his imposing tour is likely to be one of the showcases of the year, with hits like 'Praise You', 'Right Here, Right Now' and 'The Rockafeller Skank' returning to the stage at the famous house DJ's events.
Having come to the attention of the general public as a member of the Made In Chelsea cast, Ashley James has carved out an exciting career as a DJ, television presenter and social influencer. She has recently come out of the Celebrity Big Brother house, where fans followed her burgeoning relationship with fellow housemate Ginuwine with bated breath. A corporate event DJ, Ashley's high profile and current appeal make her a dynamic presence to get parties started.
Radio 1Xtra's very own Charlie Sloth is the loudest and proudest celebrity DJ on air today. A hype man and champion of rap and grime music, Charlie went from living in a shed to being the famous Charlie Sloth known by millions today. Charlie has made a name for himself at the UK's biggest events and in Europe's party hotspots like Ibiza.
The award-winning DJ and producer David Guetta has recently dropped his new album, "7". Providing a vital contribution to electronic dance music, David has without a doubt become one of the most famous DJs on the planet. An innovator, David Guetta was the first of his kind to merge dance and electronic music with the vocals of the world's leading pop stars. His new album cements the Frenchman's status as a leading luminary in the genre, offering bold afrobeats that are set to shake up the music scene once again.
Capital Breakfast DJ Roman Kemp is bold, expressive and unafraid to do completely outlandish things. Take the tattoo on his ankle inked by none other than Ed Sheeran as an example! Roman is a master mixer and one of the country's most charismatic radio personalities who has made friends with some of the world's biggest celebrities, James Corden, Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran among them.
A British rapper, producer, DJ and model whose reputation continues to skyrocket, Tom Zanetti has become the go-to choice for product launches and major events and festivals around the world. His hot hit, 'Make It Look Good' featuring Preditah has become one of 2018's biggest dance tunes. His appearances as a DJ at the Love Island pool party also laid bear his talents to legions of the show's followers.
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