Like Wu Tang Clan said “Cash rules everything around me.” When it comes to electronic music cash is also king, with club residencies and skyrocketing festival fees. Forbes released its annual list of the top earners and once again Calvin Harris tops the list. He earned over 25 million more than his closest competitor, Tiesto. Jack ü was well represented with both Diplo and Skrillex making the list at 6th & 7th respectively. The top 10 is rounded out with Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike who earned 15.5 million, which makes you wonder if they had their fans vote for them with iPad’s to be on Forbe’s top 10 EDM cash kings list (jk guys).

Forbes’ EDM Cash Kings 2016:

10. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, $15.5 million

9. Martin Garrix, $16 million

8. Kaskade, $19 million

7. Skrillex, $20 million

6. Diplo, $23 million

5. Steve Aoki, $23.5 million

4. ZEDD, $24.5 million

3. David Guetta, $28 million

2. Tiësto, $38 million

1. Calvin Harris, $63 million

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