The World’s Highest Paid DJs 2014 Revealed

Forbes has released this year’s Highest Paid DJs countdown, and while it differs little from 2013′s, the numbers are simply staggering. If nothing else it shows just how popular dance music has become in the past three years. Here’s the countdown:

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Here’s the countdown:

1. Calvin Harris – $66 million
2. David Guetta – $30 million
3. Avicii – $28 million (tie)
3. Tiesto – $28 million (tie)
5. Steve Aoki – $23 million
6. Afrojack – $22 million
7. Zedd – $21 million
8. Kaskade – $17 million
9. Skrillex – $16.5 million
10. Deadmau5 – $16 million
11. Hardwell – $13 million
12. Armin van Buuren – $12 million (tie)
12. Steve Angello – $12 million (tie)

Near misses include Sebastian Ingrosso and Axwell; both of them earned somewhere in the region of $10 million, as did DJ Pauly D, Diplo, and Paul Oakenfold.

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