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Calvin Harris Tops Forbes' List of Highest Paid DJs... For the Fifth Year in a Row

August 9, 2017

Calvin Harris tops Forbes' annual list of electronic cash kings, and named the highest paid DJ for the fifth consecutive year.

Harris brought in $48.5 million between June 2016 and June 2017, outpacing fellow DJs Tiesto and newcomers The Chainsmokers.
 
Tiesto, who topped the list in 2012, earned $39million and came in at No. 2.

The Chainsmokers earned $38million.


Forbes said it compiles its annual earnings list from data gathered from Nielsen and touring trackers such as Pollstar and Bandsintown, as well as industry insiders and artists. (DailyMail)