The world’s top-earning DJ of 2017 is Calvin Harris, according to Forbes.
The Scottish DJ is earning $48.5 million and once again at the top of Electronic Cash Kings list. Harris has done ne major Las Vegas performances, headlined music festivals and done crossovers with artists such as Pharrel Williams and Big Sean. No surprise to see him and other DJs get that opportunity to work with top artists.
“We work with artists because it makes sense, because we’re excited about them,” the Chainsmokers’ Alex Pall explained to Forbes earlier this year. “Anytime we work with someone, it’s because they offer something to us creatively that inspires us.”
Check out the rest of the list below:
10. Zeed ($19 million)
9. Martin Garrix ($19.5 million)
8. Marshmello ($21 million)
7. David Guetta ($25 million)
6. Diplo ($28.5 million)
5. Steve Aoki ($29.5 million)
4. Skrillex ($30 million)
3. The Chainsmokers ($38 million)
2. Tiesto ($39 million)
1. Calvin Harris ($48.5 million)