Calvin Harris Dominates List Of World's Richest DJs With Insane Annual Earnings
Calvin Harris is on top of the electronic cash kings heap, according to Forbes' list of the World's Highest-Paid DJs. The Scottish DJ earned a whopping $46 million in the last year.
"The rise of dance music has been astronomical in the last three years," Harris told Forbes. "I happened to be in the right place at the right time."
New to the list is Diplo, who spun his way to $13 million in 2013 and tied with DJ Pauly D for 12th place. The DJ-producer had a strong tour this year, and mixed tracks for Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, and Snoop Lion, formerly Snoop Dog.
Here's the full list of the World's Highest Paid DJs:
1. Calvin Harris — $46 million
2. Tiësto — $32 million
3. David Guetta — $30 million
4. Swedish House Mafia — $25 million
5. Deadmau5 — $21 million
6. Avicii — $20 million
7. Afrojack — $18 million
8. Armin van Buuren — $17 million
10. Steve Aoki — $14 million
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