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How Do You Even Rank a DJ? - Zero to Sixty [EDM.COM VIDEO]

DJ rankings have become a hot button issue in the global EDM community, particularly with DJ Mag's controversial annual Top 100 DJs poll.

In a new episode of Zero to Sixty, Senior Editor Devin Culham talks DJ rankings, what they mean, why they could be detrimental and whether we need them at all...

After last year's Top 100 DJs poll exposed some potentially underhanded methods to earn a coveted title as the #1 DJ in the World, several artists have since been speaking out against such "popularity" rankings.

While many Martin Garrix fans were happy to see the young producer crowned as the World's #1 DJ, many - including artists - were confused yet again as to why these rankings are so widely regarded or discussed. Even Dillon Francis hopped on a video to ask "What is this list telling me? As Dillon pointed out, how can it be a ranking of the best DJs when A-Trak and Craze aren't even placed?

Tell us what you think about DJ rankings?