Forbes’ Highest Paid DJs in 2014; Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Avicii & Tiesto Top the list!

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DJing could probably be one of the world’s most lucrative professions, provided you make it. After their 2013 list, Forbes returns with their ranking of the World’s Highest Paid DJs of 2014.  Calvin Harris sits pretty at Number 1 with a massive $66 Million! here are the rest!
1. Calvin Harris – $66 Million
2. David Guetta – $30 Million
3. (TIE) Avicii – $28 Million
3. (TIE) Tiesto – $28 Million
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. (TIE) Armin Van Buuren – $12 Million
12. (TIE) Steve Angello – $12 Million

Here’s how Forbes shortlists DJs that make it on the list, in case you were wondering
Our estimates for the Electronic Cash Kings list include earnings from live shows, merchandise sales, endorsements, recorded music sales and external business ventures. Sources include Songkick, Pollstar, RIAA, managers, promoters, lawyers and some of the artists themselves. Earnings totals were calculated for the 12-month period from June 1, 2013 to June 1, 2014.

Source: Forbes
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One response to “Forbes’ Highest Paid DJs in 2014; Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Avicii & Tiesto Top the list!

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