Calvin Harris is the world's highest paid DJ... again

News : 01 Aug 2018 :
It really is crazy when you see how much top DJs and producers make in a year, and it's enough to make your eyes water when you get up to the top 10. And guess who is #1 again - yes, with $48m earnings in 2018 it's Calvin Harris.
So what makes him the highest paid DJ in the world once more? Well believe it or not he's had one or more tracks in the top 30 constantly for the last eight years, and a few of them, such as his collab with Rihanna, have been incredibly successful for him.

Other DJs on the list include the inevitable Chainsmokers in second place, with Marshmello rising 3 places from 8th in 2017 to 5th this year. Steve Aoki his gone up a place to 4th, but perhaps the most surprising entry into the top 10 is Kaskade, having not featured in the list since 2014. 

Here's the top 15:

  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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