The Forbes list of Electronic Cash Kings puts Calvin Harris in the #1 spot again for 2014. According to Forbes, Harris took in an estimated $66 million over the past 12 months. It’s the second year in a row at the top for this EDM guru, trumping last year’s take by a whopping $20 million. His solid Las Vegas contract, a Coachella gig and connections with Rihanna and Kesha, plus lots of hard work, are what Forbes says kept this superstar on top.
David Guetta takes the #2 spot with his 12-month estimate coming in at $30 million. While Avicii and Tiesto share the #3 spot each earning an estimated $28 million for the same time period.
The world’s highest paid EDM DJs of 2014
#1 Calvin Harris: $66 million
#2 David Guetta: $30 million
#3 Avicii: $28 million (tie)
#3 Tiesto: $28 million (tie)
#5 Steve Aoki: $23 million
#6 Afrojack: $22 million
#7 Zedd: $21 million
#8 Kaskade: $17 million
#9 Skrillex: $$16.5 million
#10 Deadmau5: $$16 million
#11 Hardwell: $13 million
#12 Armin Van Buuren: $12 million (tie)
#12 Steve Angello: $12 million (tie)
The art of spinning records has hit a whole new high. Be sure to catch a show!