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Forbes recently released their list of the highest paid DJs in the world and Calvin Harris came out on top by a wide margin earning $46 million with chart dominating singles and nightly fees that exceed $200,000.

“The rise of dance music has been astronomical in the last three years,” said Harris, “I happened to be in the right place at the right time.”

Forbes’ 12 Highest-Paids DJs in 2013:

1. Calvin Harris, $46 million
2. Tiësto, $32 million
3. David Guetta, $30 million
4. Swedish House Mafia, $25 million
5. Deadmau5, $21 million
6. Avicii, $20 million
7. Afrojack, $18 million
8. Armin van Buuren, $17 million
9. Skrillex, $16 million (tie)
9. Kaskade, $16 million (tie)
11. Steve Aoki, $14 million
12. DJ Pauly D, $13 million (tie)
12. Diplo, $13 million (tie)

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