Calvin Harris—much like his hit song—once againslid into the number one spot on Forbes’ Highest Paid DJ list. The performer has partnered with notable artists like Frank Ocean, Ariana Grande and Rihanna for some memorable hits. This is the sixth year in a row that Harris has secured the number one spot on this ranking.
The music industry generates billions of dollars worldwide with the digital industry generating significant momentum in recent years. Many DJs who make it big take home generous yearly salaries, due in large part to their live performances and lucrative distribution through digital channels.
This chart shows the annual earnings of the highest paid DJs worldwide in 2018.
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