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Saturday 25 November 2017

World's best-paid DJs 

For the fifth year in a row, Calvin Harris has topped the list of top earning DJs, as calculated by Forbes in the US. The Scotsman's earnings come from a number of streams - from six-figure sums for Las Vegas performances and festivals, to producing for the likes of Pharrell and Katy Perry. Meanwhile, Tiesto takes the runner-up spot, thanks to a busy year which saw him play over 130 gigs, each commanding six-figure sums. Here's the full list published by Forbes last week, with estimated 12-month earnings in dollars:

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