Highest Paid EDM DJs & Artists 2015


Some of the most exciting EDM news that always comes at the end of the year is the highest paid EDM DJs and artists from Forbes.

Since 2012, Forbes has posted the highest paid top DJs and EDM artists from around the world.

Take a look below at the highest paid top DJs and EDM artists in the world for 2015. Calvin Harris ranks in at first place, taking home a fat $66 million, more than triple Avicii’s $19 million, and quadrupling Afrojack’s $16 million for the year, ending 2015 on a very good note.

Even though Calvin Harris played less shows in 2015 than last year (2014) he has seen a rise in club and festival fees that boost up his earning total. His seven-figure endorsements from companies like Giorgio Armani also help.

1. Calvin Harris – $66 million

2. David Guetta – $37 million

3. Tiësto – $36 million

4. (tie) Skrillex – $24 million

4. (tie) Steve Aoki – $24 million

6. Avicii – $19 million

7. Kaskade – $18 million

8. (tie) Martin Garrix – $17 million

8. (tie) Zedd – $17 million

10. Afrojack – $16 million


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