Forbes named the highest paid DJ in the world

Calvin Harris

The Scottish singer, producer and DJ Calvin Harris took first place in the ranking of the highest paid DJs according to Forbes, posted Tuesday. According to Forbes, during the year, Harris earned $63 million As the newspaper notes, the welfare of the DJ did not prevent his breakup with singer Taylor swift, no car accident, in which he hit in November 2015. The work of Harris How Deep is Your Love ” reached the second place in the UK chart. In April, the musician came out with a new single, This is What You Came For, the creation of which was attended by singer Rihanna, sotrudnichayu with Harris for several years .

In second place in the ranking of the highest paid DJs is a native of the Netherlands, Tiesto. His annual income, including the advertising of the drink 7-UP, Forbes estimated at $38 million.

Third place went to Frenchman David Guetta, who, according to the magazine, earned $28 million, primarily Getta work at the hotel-casino Wynn’s in Las Vegas, and in June played in Paris on the opening day of the European championship on football.

In fourth place in the ranking of German DJ Zedd, known for collaborative works with artists such as Lady Gaga and Selena Gomez. Under the pseudonym Zedd speaks the native of Saratov Anton Zaslavsky, who moved to Germany in his early childhood with his parents. His income Forbes estimated at $24.5 million

In fifth place was Steve Aoki, who, according to Forbes, earned $23.5 million in Spite of surgery on his vocal cords, DJ spent for the year 198 of the show, the magazine notes.

Forbes estimated the income of DJs for the period from June 2015 until June 2016. The rankings, the journalists took into account the data from the sites Songkick, Pollstar, Nielsen, and spoke with the promoters, the managers, and by the participants of the rating.