Avicii records his debut BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix.
Stevie Wonder headlines Glastonbury.
Joy Division and New Order's Peter Hook releases his book "Hacienda - How Not To Run A Club", telling the story of what is was really like to be co-owner of one of the worlds most famous clubs.
The Swedish House Mafia headline their own stage at Creamfields, recorded for Radio 1’s Essential Mix.
Calvin Harris voted 12th most influential Brit on Twitter.
Cream release a fitness DVD.
The XX win the Mercury Music Prize.
Soundcloud takes the crown from MySpace as the number 1 platform for electronic music artists.
A crowd stampede at the Love Parade festival in Duisburg, Germany caused the deaths of 21 people and 500 injuries.
The Electric Daisy Carnival was marred by controversy after a 15 year old attendee died of an ecstasy overdose.
London's seOne Club closes, citing the recession for falling profits. It reopened briefly as Debut but was eventually demolished for redevelopment.
British government bans the use off "legal high" drugs.
DJ Mag launches an investigation into cheating in their annual Top 100 DJs Poll
Faithless - The Dance
Pendulum - Immersion
Example - Won’t Go Quietly
The XX - xx
Magnetic Man - Magnetic Man
Netsky - Netsky
1. ARMIN VAN BUUREN
2. DAVID GUETTA
5. ABOVE & BEYOND
6. PAUL VAN DYK
7. GARETH EMERY
8. MARKUS SCHULZ
9. FERRY CORSTEN
12. SANDER VAN DOORN
13. INFECTED MUSHROOM
14. STEVE ANGELLO
15. DASH BERLIN
16. SEBASTIAN INGROSSO
17. LAIDBACK LUKE
18. JUDGE JULES
20. ALY & FILA