According to Forbes, electronic dance music has never been more popular and the world’s leading DJ’s are earning tens of millions of dollars. The industry is incredibly lucrative and the top ten-highest earners have made an incredible $268 million this year. Calvin Harris has become hugely successful, working with artists like Rihanna and Kesha – he leads the pack with earnings of $66 million. David Guetta comes in second with $30 million while Avicii rounds off the top three with $28 million.
This chart shows the earnings of the best-paid DJs in 2014 (in million U.S. dollars).
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