About us

Hardstyle Top 40 is a monthly list of the 40 best sold tracks in the Hard Dance Scene. The list is gathered by collecting sales statistics of various download portals around the globe.

The Hardstyle Top 40 will be broadcasted every last friday of each month on Q-Dance Radio.


Hardstyle is an electronic dance music genre with a tempo of 140-155 BPM. It has influences of both hardcore and hard trance music. Next to the mainstream hardstyle sound, several subgenres have developed over the years, including rawstyle and dubstyle. The hard sound of the first years are now often referred to as early hardstyle.

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Top 40 General Info

Founded in 2007
Founders Patrick Balkenende
Pim Jansen
Style Hardstyle
Current broadcaster Q-dance radio
Former broadcasters Fear.FM
Real Hardstyle Radio