Calvin Harris and Tiësto are two of the top paid electronic producers and DJs in the world, so there’s no doubt each artist is pulling in lots of income every year. We’re talking big money: According to Forbes’ annual World’s Highest-Paid DJs list from last year, Calvin Harris, who topped said list for the fifth consecutive year in 2017, pulled in $48.5 million in earnings, while Tiësto came in second with a cool $39 million.
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Calvin Harris has announced a three-date Pacha Ibiza series this summer
The parties have been christened Tuesdays On Mars, and are set for (logically) Tuesdays 14th, 21st and 28th August, giving fans on the island an opportunity to catch the world's highest-earning DJ outside his Las Vegas residency.
Calvin Harris was involved in a car crash over the weekend (6th May), which left two individuals injured. He has now shared an update on the incident on social media.
The Scottish DJ/producer’s girlfriend, Aarika Wolf, was reportedly driving the vehicle Harris was travelling in. TMZ said the Range Rover drove into another car in Beverly Hills, with the driver and passenger of the other vehicle said to be “experiencing pain”.
Calvin Harris was invited to perform some classics on BBC Radio 1 a few days ago, but not in the way you’d expect.
Playing a version of “The Lyrics Game” with host Nick Grimshaw, Harris was tasked with singing back some of the biggest “drops” of his career including his debut hit ‘Acceptable In The ‘80s’, ‘We Found Love’ and ‘Hard to Love feat. Jessie Reyez’. He did a decent job of the impressions, to his credit. For a man trying to impersonate synths from memory at least.
In a new interview, Porter Robinson has spoken about how influential Calvin Harris’ seminal 2009 track ‘I’m Not Alone’ was on his new Virtual Self monicker.
Calvin Harris has admitted that he feels he is doing a “disservice” to himself by not allowing the influence of UK house music feed into his productions more.
In an interview with Zane Lowe on his Beats 1 show on Apple Music, the Scottish superstar producer praised the calibre of house music that is coming out of the UK’s electronic scenes at the moment, saying that he regrets not continuing to draw on the ‘90s house sounds that have previously influenced him in his career.
Calvin Harris was interviewed by Zane Lowe for Beats 1 Radio on Thursday 8th February. In his second candid interview of the week after an equally revealing one with Annie Mac on BBC1, the Scottish star producer further discussed his complicated relationship with EDM, preferring his Las Vegas shows to festivals, money being “the root of all evil” and collaborating with Canadian artist PartyNextDoor.
Calvin Harris has signed a £200 million deal to continue his Las Vegas residency at Caesar’s Palace until 2020.
The new contract will see Calvin play weekly at the casino's nightclub OMNIA over the next two years, with the DJ earning roughly £1 million per show.
The DJ revealed the news via Instagram, saying, “Extended my residency until 2020! Fridays at Omnia Nightclub in Las Vegas. My first show of 2018 is March 9 for their three-year anniversary.”
Calvin Harris has revealed he has extended his Las Vegas residency with the Hakkasan group until 2020.
The deal continues his day and night appearances at OMNIA, Hakkasan and Wet Republic.
Speaking about the ‘Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1’ stars residency, Nick McCabe, CEO of Hakkasan Group, said, "We are pleased to extend our partnership with Calvin as he has become an integral part of our artist roster since his debut in 2013.