The most famous DJ’s and why they’re so cool

It is no secret that a number of DJs are earning big to mix a few house worth of bangers just in a couple of hours. Even though the times have changed from the late 80s to the early 90s rave explosion, the major concern for most DJs is the growing popularity of all forms of dance hit songs over the last 20 years. There is an increase in competition for getting venues for events, with more dance festivals becoming the norm in warmer months especially.
With some DJs earning six-figure amounts in one night, it is very easy to notice how they are making big numbers and increasing their popularity. Below is a list of the most famous DJs around the world. This is before deductions as the cost gather in keeping managers and agents and lawyers fees. Additionally, it is worth noticing that these figures are gotten from data from Pollstar, Bandsintown, Nielsen and Songkick.
1.Calvin Harris
The Scotland bonny prince of booth has maintained his spot as the most famous DJ this year after earning a whopping sum of $46 million. This is due to the success of his fifth studio album which featured appearances from Kehlani, Travis Scott, Khalid, John Legend, Big Sean, Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj, Snoop Dogg and many more. He is already considering a sixth studio album, which could come into play next year.
2.The Chainsmokers
This year, they have amassed a sum of $45.5 million, but they have to split it. This duo from New York have been active for six years, after coming together again in 2012. It didn’t take long before Andrew Taggard and Alex Pall became a household name in various countries in the world. They have a debut single which was among the top 20 hits in most countries.

3.Tiesto
The second oldest DJ on this list is Tijs Michiel Verwest, popularly known as Tiesto. Having earned $33 million this year, the Dutch master is seen as one of the most famous DJs of all time and the grandfather of EDM. He has released five studio albums, and worked with MOTi and Matisse & Sadko.
4.Steve Aoki
The founder of Dim Mak label has improved this year, with a total wealth of $28 million this year. He has been busy over the past 12 months with the release of his fifth album which can be found here.
5.Marshmello
Christopher Comstock, as his mother prefers to call him, is the only masked crusader on this list. Marshmello racked up a total of $23 million this year.
6.Zedd
The German born Russian DJ and producer, Anton Zaslavski goes by the moniker Zedd. He has managed to improve his worth in the past 12 months to $22 million following the success of his second album and regular tours.

7.Diplo
Just like most of the DJs on this list, Thomas Wesley Pentz popularly known as Diplo has fingers in many pies and his musical mastery goes beyond the booth with various remixing and production credits.
8.David Guetta
Having been DJing for longer than most guys on this list, David Guetta is the longest serving DJ on this list with an income of $15 million this year. After having several collaborations, he has released his seventh studio album. He is scheduled to take part in several tours this year.

2019-08-28T00:59:45+00:00

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