“Forbes” Lists 2017’s Highest Paid DJs

Once again Forbes has released their list of the highest paid DJs, letting us know who the top earners are for 2017. The list contains the names in the DJ world you would expect to see with the likes of Calvin Harris, Diplo and David Guetta all appearing once again. Check out the list below, which

You can check out the full list below (converted into GBP approximates) and for those unsigned artists out there, have faith with the unsigned Marshmello making £16,000,000 in 2017:

1. Calvin Harris (£37,250,000)
2. Tiesto (£29,950,000)
3. The Chainsmokers (£29,200,000)
4. Skrillex (£23,000,000)
5. Steve Aoki (£22,675,000)
6. Diplo (£21,900,000)
7. David Guetta (£19,220,000)
8. Marshmello (£16,000,000)
9. Martin Garrix (£14,990,000)
10. Zedd (£14,600,000)

The list is compiled utilising data fromNielsen, Pollstar, Bandsintown, Songkick, as well as interviews with industry insiders and some of the DJs themselves. With the figures from June 2016 through to June 2017, with no subtractions for agent, manager or lawyer fees used to give us the 2017 list.

Head over to Forbes to check out the full article and let us know if your favourite DJ made it onto the list.


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