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Who will win the title of “America’s Best DJ”?

With the northern hemisphere now hitting the start of its summer party season it’s time once again to start the back-slapping parade beginning with the increasingly big-room America’s Best DJ poll.

While the America’s Best DJ poll has traditionally been dominated by technical veterans of the US DJ community including past champions like Z-Trip and DJ Qbert the current explosion of dance music in the US has lead to an influx of popular artists sure to piss off the purists.

So though the recently released list of 100 DJ nominees for this year’s poll includes decks journeymen like Danny Tenaglia, Mixmaster Mike, DJ Shadow and Carl Craig among their ranks all eyes will be on rising stars like Skrillex, Bassnectar, Hot Pink Delorean and of course Jersey Shore house guido DJ Pauly D who turbo-boosted straight to #8 on the list last year.

You can express your allegiance to one of the 100 DJs listed below by voting at the America’s Best DJ site and to get you in the mood here’s Skrillex and Steve Aoki crowd-surfing in an inflatable raft. Your argument is invalid.

2011 Nominess for America’s Best DJ poll

Annalyze

Armand Van Helden

A-Trak

Baby Anne

Bad Boy Bill

Bassnectar

BT

Carl Craig

Cedric Gervais

Charles Feelgood

Claude Von Stroke

Claude Young

Christopher Lawrence

Colette

Crystal Method

Cut Chemist

Danny Tenaglia

David Morales

Dennis Ferrer

Derrick Carter

Designer Drugs

Dieselboy

Diplo

DJ Boris

DJ Craze

DJ Creme

DJ Dan

DJ Enferno

DJ Godfather

DJ Icey

DJ Irene

DJ Pauly D

DJ Shadow

DJ Shiftee

DJ Skribble

DJ Theo

DJ Vice

Doc Martin

Donald Glaude

Droog

Dubfire

Erick Morillo

Faust & Shortee

Felix Da Housecat

Filo & Peri

Franí┬žois K

Frankie Knuckles

Gabriel & Dresden

George Acosta

Girl Talk

Grandmaster Flash

Green Velvet

Hot Pink Delorean

Jazzy Jeff

Jeff Mills

Joe Bermudez

Jonathan Peters

Josh Wink

J.Rocc

Junior Sanchez

Kaskade

Kerri Chandler

King Britt

Klever

Kraddy

LA Riots

Louie Vega

MANIK

Manufactured Superstars

Mark Farina

Markus Schulz

Martinez Bros.

Miguel Migs

Mixmaster Mike

Moby

Morgan Page

Oscar G

Porter Robinson

Reid Speed

Rob Swift

Robbie Rivera

Roger Sanchez

Roonie G

Saeed Younan

Scotty Boy

Sharam

Skrillex

Sleepy & Boo

Soul Clap

Stacey Pullen

Steve Aoki

Sticky Boots

Tittsworth

Tokimonsta

Tommie Sunshine

Tommy Lee & DJ Aero

Trouble & Bass Crew

Victor Calderone

Wolfgang Gartner

Z-Trip