Calvin Harris named Forbes' highest-paid DJ for fifth year
UPI News Service, 08/10/2017
Calvin Harris has taken the No. 1 spot atop the Forbes annual list of highest-paid DJ's for the fifth consecutive year.
The Electronic Cash Kings list released Tuesday, has the Scottish DJ earning $48.5 million over the past year from producing, six-figure Las Vegas performances and seven-figure music festival performances.
Rounding out the rest of the top 10 is DJ Tiesto ($39 million), The Chainsmokers ($38 million), Skrillex ($30 million), Steve Aoki ($29.5 million), Diplo ($28.5 million), David Guetta ($25 million), Marshmello ($21 million), Martin Garrix ($19.5 million) and Zedd ($19 million).
Other top artists from 2016, including Avicii, Afrojack, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and Kaskade, did not make the list.
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