Calvin Harris And Tiesto Top Forbes List Of Electronic Cash Kings

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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