News August 1, 2018

Calvin Harris world’s highest paid DJ for sixth year in a row

Staff Writer
Calvin Harris world’s highest paid DJ for sixth year in a row

tops the Forbes highest paid DJ for the sixth consecutive year with earnings of $48 million.

According to the US business magazine, “(He’s) well into the seven figures for headlining festival performances from Japan to Croatia.”

are right behind him ($45.5 million); they played more than 100 shows in the scoring period.

Says the duo’s co-founder, Alex Pall: “I’m curious to see what happens next.”

See the full list below:

  1. Calvin Harris ($48 million)
  2. The Chainsmokers ($45.5 million)
  3. Tiesto ($33 million)
  4. Steve Aoki ($28 million)
  5. Marshmello ($23 million)
  6. Zedd ($22 million)
  7. Diplo ($20 million)
  8. David Guetta ($15 million)
  9. Kaskade ($13.5 million)
  10. Martin Garrix ($13 million)
  11. Axwell & Ingrosso ($12 million)
  12. Kygo ($11.5 million)
  13. DJ Snake ($11 million)
  14. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike ($10.5 million)
  15. Afrojack ($10 million)

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