FORBES RELEASES ITS LIST OF WORLD’S HIGHEST PAID DJ’S

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Forbes has released its yearly list of highest paid DJ’s finally, and you will be surprised looking at it.
The highlight of the list is the Chainsmokers, breaking in into #3 spot, ahead of Skrillex, Steve Aoki, Diplo, Martin Garrix and Zedd. We also saw a significant drop in ranks as Calvin Harris year’s pay from $63 million to $48.5 million this year. Also, we had two newcomers namely Marshmello at #8 with $21 million and without even a single label launch.
 
And the rulers of the list, Tiesto grabbed $1 million this year and Skrillex with $10 million. David Guetta dropped from #3 to #7 and Zedd from #4 to #10. While the ranks saw Dmitri Vegas and Like Mike missing, Diplo is still clinging on to #6 with an additional $5 million in his piggy bank.
 
The overall haul of these artists is $298 million as compared to $270.5 million the last year 2016. Check out the list below :
 
Top 10 Highest Paid DJs of 2017 :
 
1. Calvin Harris ($48,500,000)
2. Tiesto ($39,000,000)
3. The Chainsmokers ($38,000,000)
4. Skrillex ($30,000,000)
5. Steve Aoki ($29,500,000)
6. Diplo ($28,500,000)
7. David Guetta ($25,000,000)
8. Marshmello ($21,000,000)
9. Martin Garrix ($19,500,000)
10. Zedd ($19,000,000)