Here’s the World’s Highest-Paid DJs For 2016

By Staff  |  08/16/2016

Calvin Harris

In the world of EDM, the genre's top DJs are making money hand over fist. So much so, Forbes has put together a list to keep up, and this year, the world's highest-paid DJ is... Calvin Harris.

The Scottish producer/DJ broke up with Taylor Swift, but still managed to pull in a whopping $63 million, blowing all his peers out of the water, thanks to record sales, performances and more. Harris gets paid more than $400,000 per Vegas gig, according to Forbes.

Next up on the list is Tiƫsto, who earned $38 million, followed by David Guetta with $28 million on the year, thanks mostly to his steady gig at Wynn's Vegas properties.

See the rest of the top-earning DJs below, via Forbes.

1. Calvin Harris - $63 million.
2. Tiesto - $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.
11. Afrojack - $15 million.
12. Avicii - $14.5 million.