Highest Paid DJ’s by Forbes 2016

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Highest Paid DJ’s by Forbes 2016

It’s that time of the year where Zack O’malley of Forbes magazine lists the top 10 highest paid DJ’s in the world.

Calculated by earnings from liveshows, recorded music, merch, endorsements and other business ventures. And what we can see this year is that overall the top 10 DJ’s made $270.5 million which is 1% less then last year. It’s the first time since 2012 that earning are decreasing.

Might this be a sign that EDM is loosing its popularity? Share you comments below.

Steve Aoki says “The bubble has already burst in America, You can see it in Vegas’ DJ landscape.”


The Top 10 Cash King DJ’s of 2016

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


Via Forbes