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Forbes Drops Its List of The World’s Highest Paid DJs of 2017

Forbes is back with its list of the world’s highest paid DJs. Calvin Harris is still sitting on the #1 spot, raking in a cool $48.5 million. New DJs who made it to the list include Marshmello who was an unsigned act and earned the #8 spot with $21 million. And The Chainsmokers raking in $38 million.

According to the publication, “Our rankings of the world’s highest-paid DJs take into account earnings from June 2016 through June 2017. Fees for agents, managers, and lawyers are not subtracted. We create our list with the help of data from Nielsen, Pollstar, Bandsintown, Songkick, as well as interviews with industry insiders and some of the DJs themselves.”

See the list below.

1. Calvin Harris ($48,500,000)
2. Tiesto ($39,000,000)
3. The Chainsmokers ($38,000,000)
4. Skrillex ($30,000,000)
5. Steve Aoki ($29,500,000)
6. Diplo ($28,500,000)
7. David Guetta ($25,000,000)
8. Marshmello ($21,000,000)
9. Martin Garrix ($19,500,000)
10. Zedd ($19,000,000)

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