What DJs played in 2017

We’ve looked into which artists made their presence known in the year 2017 and what productions rocked he dancefloors most often. Overall, 356 663 tracks and 171 536 artists were analyzed in terms of the frequency of plays and appearance at festivals.

House track of the year:
CamelPhat, Elderbrook
Cola

The absolute winner and banger of the year is the Cola track by Camelphat released in June on Defected Records with almost 411 registered plays in DJ sets all over the world. It was hailed the Best Dance Recording by the Grammy Awards.

Runner Ups:
2 (309 plays)
Tchami
Adieu
3 (293 plays)
4 (225 plays)
Franky Rizardo
Same Man
5 (211 plays)
Watermät, Kelli
Leigh

Fortunately, we also narrowed down the analysis to only techno productions of the year and here’s which tunes and artists conquered 2017:

Techno track of the year:

First place goes to D-Unity and his Sounds Good track with a crowd rocking dry drop, with around 40 tracked plays in sets from all over the place. Released at the very end of 2016 on Unity Records, the simple but driving track was selected by DJs of the most renowned big-room dancefloors.

Runner Ups:
2 (39 plays)
3 (34 plays)
Aitor Ronda
Tweezer
4 (34 plays)
Harvey McKay
Black Dolphin
Ibiza Track of the year:
Dee Montero
Halcyon
Runner Ups:
2 (59 sets)
ZDS
Bang
3 (43 sets)
4 (33 sets)
Patrice Bäumel
Engage
5 (30 sets)
6 (28 sets)
Kölsch
Goodbye
7 (25 sets)
8 (21 sets)
Harry Romero
Say Yeah
10 (13 sets)
Thule, Valentin Ilie
Drop The Classics
Most played artist 2017:
Spektre
2 (142 sets)
Jeff Mills
3 (111 sets)
Charlotte De Witte
4 (109 sets)
Cari Lekebusch
5 (97 sets)
Regal
6 (94 sets)
Planetary Assault Systems
7 (93 sets)
Marla Singer
8 (90 sets)
Marco Bailey
9 (85 sets)
Surgeon
Most booked artist at festivals 2017:

Last but not least, we have checked what names were most eagerly booked for festivals of 2017. Here is the chart along with the number of festivals the artists played in 2017.

1 (38 sets)
Martin Garrix
2 (35 sets)
Chris Liebing
3 (34 sets)
Marshmello
4 (31 sets)
Don Diablo
5 (31 sets)
Radical Redemption
6 (31 sets)
Angerfist
7 (30 sets)
Tiesto
8 (30 sets)
Frank
9 (30 sets)
Brennan Heart
10 (30 sets)
Darkraver
11 (30 sets)
Oliver Heldens
12 (30 sets)
Yellow Claw
13 (29 sets)
Warface
14 (29 sets)
Frequencerz
15 (29 sets)
Dixon
16 (29 sets)
Atmozfears
17 (29 sets)
Jamie Jones
18 (28 sets)
Eats Everything
19 (27 sets)
Pan Pot
20 (27 sets)
Adam Beyer
21 (27 sets)
Loco Dice
22 (27 sets)
Âme
23 (27 sets)
Afrojack
24 (26 sets)
Nicky Romero
25 (26 sets)
Sub Zero
26 (26 sets)
Ben Klock
27 (26 sets)
Sven Väth
28 (26 sets)
Hardwell
29 (25 sets)
Coone
30 (25 sets)
Claptone
31 (25 sets)
Jauz
32 (25 sets)
Seth Troxler
33 (24 sets)
Dillon Francis
34 (24 sets)
Benny Rodrigues
35 (24 sets)
Dubfire
36 (24 sets)
Joris Voorn
37 (24 sets)
Jackmaster