And the World’s Highest-Paid DJ Is…

Every year, Forbes estimates the income of the world’s top DJs. They take into account everything, from sales of recordings, revenues from performing gigs, endorsements and any other business ventures. Here’s what they ended up with:

1 Calvin Harris – $63m
2 Tiësto – $38m
3 David Guetta – $28m
4 Zedd – $24.5m
5 Steve Aoki – $23.5m
6 Diplo – $23m
7 Skrillex – $20m
8 Kaskade – $19m
9 Martin Garrix – $16m
10 Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike – $15.5m

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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