Calvin Harris And Tiesto Top Forbes List Of Electronic Cash Kings

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Calvin Harris And Tiesto Top Forbes List Of Electronic Cash Kings

The Forbes annual list of Electronic Cash Kings is here, revealing that Scottish DJ Calvin Harris is once again the world’s top earning EDM star. Though his earnings dropped $3 million from last year, Harris still cracked the top of the list for the fourth year running with $63 million in earnings.

Next up at the number two spot is Tiësto with $38 million in earnings, followed by David Guetta at $28 million. The rest of the list is populated with dance music’s most well known figures, including Skrillex, Diplo, Zedd, Martin Garrix and more.

Collectively, dance music’s top earners raked in a whopping $270.5 million, though don’t get to excited about that figure; according to Forbes, that represents the first time in four years that figure has dropped below the previous year.

Check out the full list below:

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

Source: EDM.com