It's been a good year for Calvin Harris. The world-famous DJ released a number 1 hit, saw his album fly to the top of the Dance charts, and started dating pop princess Taylor Swift. With so much going right, how could 2015 get any better?
According to a list released by Forbes, Calvin Harris has been named the world's highest paid DJ. Earning a staggering $66 million over the past twelve months, the Scottish DJ tied his own record. This makes Calvin and Taylor music's most powerful couple, replacing Jay Z and Beyonce.
Fans of the Las Vegas nightlife scene will recognize the other names on the list. Coming in at number 2 is David Guetta, who made $37 million in the last year. He is followed by Tiesto at $36 million and a two-way tie between Skrillex and Steve Aoki at number 4 (both earning $24 million). Other names include Avicii ($19 million), Kaskade ($18 million), Martin Garrix ($17 million), Zedd ($17 million) and Afrojack ($16 million).
Calvin Harris will be rocking Labor Day Weekend at Wet Republic on September 7, so make sure and get your reservations now for the world's highest paid DJ. Other September dates include an appearance on both September 12 and September 19.