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 $US46 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 $US13 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 — $US46 million
2. Tiësto — $US32 million
3. David Guetta — $US30 million
4. Swedish House Mafia — $US25 million
5. Deadmau5 — $US21 million
6. Avicii — $US20 million
7. Afrojack — $US18 million
8. Armin van Buuren — $US17 million
10. Steve Aoki — $US14 million
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