Calvin Harris features in Forbes' Highest-Paid Celebrities list as the richest dance music artist in the world, raking in more than the likes of Paul McCartney and Jennifer Lopez.
The producer and spinner released his fifth album, 'Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1', last summer, and is reportedly worth $48million, placing him at number 50 in the earnings charts, with his residency at Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, netting him £1million per show between now and 2020.
Patrick Topping has remixed Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa’s ‘One Kiss’ and it’s certainly the tech-house don's most commercial remix assignment to date.
The Geordie tech-house producer has only ever released eight remixes during his seven-year career — so he’s hardly a prolific remixer, having previously reworked the likes of Yousef and Booka Shade — but he's never tackled such a commercial track like, ‘One Kiss’.
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.