August 15, 2013 The Unbiased Writer


Every year Forbes names the highest paid DJs in the Electronic music industry. The annual list takes into account the estimated earnings from live shows, endorsements, merchandise sales, recorded music sales, and external business ventures. Calvin Harris landed the number one spot, who recently signed on to play more than 70 shows over a two-year period at Las Vegas megaclub Hakkasan. In addition, Harris receives money from songwriting and producing for pop stars like Rihanna. You can check out the full list below:

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
9. Skrillex – $16 million (tie)
9. Kaskade – $16 million (tie)
11. Steve Aoki – $14 million
12. DJ Pauly D – $13 million (tie)
12. Diplo – $13 million (tie)

Interested? You can head on over to Forbes for the complete story. Be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section below!


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