Calvin Harris Once Again Tops 'Forbes' List of World's Highest Paid DJs

For a sixth time in a row.

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Forbes has just released its annual list of the highest-paid DJs of 2018, and once again topping the list is Calvin Harris.

Marking his sixth consecutive year in a row, Harris tops the list with $48 million USD. The Scottish DJ is said to be pulling in more than six-figures per Vegas gig as well as seven-figures for headlining festival performances. Next on the list is American EDM-pop duo The Chainsmokers with $45.5 million USD, followed by Dutch-born Tiësto who earned $33 million USD. Also rounding out the top five are Steve Aoki with $28 million USD and Marshmello with $23 million USD.

Take a look at the top 15 highest paid DJs below and head over to Forbes for the full list.

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1. Calvin Harris – $48 million USD
2. The Chainsmokers – $45.5 million USD
3. Tiesto – $33 million USD
4. Steve Aoki – $28 million USD
5. Marshmello – $23 million USD
6. Zedd – $22 million USD
7. Diplo – $20 million USD
8. David Guetta – $15 million USD
9. Kaskade – $13.5 million USD
10. Martin Garrix – $13 million USD
11. Axwell & Ingrosso ($12 million)
12. Kygo ($11.5 million)
13. DJ Snake ($11 million)
14. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike ($10.5 million)
15. Afrojack ($10 million)

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