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Calvin Harris Is Forbes Highest Paid DJ.. AGAIN

August 1, 2018

Calvin Harris still reigns supreme as the highest paid DJ in the world, according to Forbes. He’s topped the World’s Highest Paid DJs list for six years in a row now. The Scottish DJ-producer raked in $48 million in 2017, thanks to six-figure paychecks for his shows in Las Vegas and seven-figure checks for his headlining festival gigs.

Calvin’s success continues into this year: He signed an exclusive performance contract with Vegas and produced a global hit with Dua Lipa, “One Kiss.”

Coming in at No. 2 on the list are The Chainsmokers with $45.5 million, followed by Tiesto with $33 million. Other DJs in the top 15 include Marshmello at No. 5, Zedd at No. 6, Diplo at No. 7, David Guetta at No. 8 and Kygo at No. 12.

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)