FORBES REVEALS WORLD’S HIGHEST-PAID DJS LIST FOR 2017

Forbes has revealed its World’s Highest-Paid DJs list with acts including Calvin Harris, Tiesto and Skrillex (once again) all making the annual ranking. The respected business magazine has been running the list since 2012, with Calvin Harris coming in at number one for the fifth year straight in 2017 with a whopping $48.5 million in…

Electronic music mogul Zedd named as one of Forbes’ ’30 Under 30′

Zedd is making “money moves.” Forbes has released the 2017 installment of its iconic “30 Under 30” list, a titling that distinguishes 600 business and industry figures, selecting 30 impactful entities across a variety of industries. This year, EDM-pop sweetheart Zedd has made the list. The catalogue highlights a range of industry areas, including Art & Style, Energy, Youngest,…

FORBES RELEASES ITS LIST OF THE WORLD’S HIGHEST-PAID DJS FOR 2017

Forbes has released its annual list of highest paid DJs, and there are a couple of surprises this year. First off, Calvin Harris has dropped significantly from last year’s pay day of $63 million to only $48.5 million this year. This could be contributed to a weaker touring schedule and an album that, while it performed well,…

Ed Sheeran announced as final headliner at this year’s Glastonbury

Glastonbury, has added its final headliner with English singer-songwriter favorite, Ed Sheeran, who, according to Forbes has just recently become the first musician in history to have nine of the top ten spots on the U.K. singles chart. From Wednesday to Sunday, headliners such as Radiohead, the Foo Fighters, Run the Jewels, The xx, Lorde, and Imagine…

Forbes 30 Under 30: Who Earned A Spot In EDM

Forbes 30 Under 30: Who Earned A Spot In EDM Forbes Magazine’s ‘30 Under 30′ segment has become one of the premium sources for young people who are looking for some inspiration. This year’s music portion showcased 30 of the best young talents, with six of the spots being directly related to electronic music. This year’s 30…

Michael Jackson’s Sony/ATV Sale Gives Him Largest Celeb Payday Ever

Michael Jackson’s Sony/ATV Sale Gives Him Largest Celeb Payday Ever The King of Pop’s 2016 earnings total is quite the thriller. (Photo: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images) Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” famously depicts grisly ghouls from various tombs closing in to seal the doom of the song’s protagonists. Similarly, the real-life King of Pop has risen from the grave, this time…

Meet The Highest-Paid DJs Of 2015

Meet The Highest-Paid DJs Of 2015 From Calvin Harris to Deadmau5, FORBES counts down the EDM cash kings who earned the most money in the last 12 months.

EDM’s Viral Hit Maker

DJ Snake: EDM’s Viral Hit Maker DJ Snake has been behind massive hits including “Turn Down For What” and “Lean On.” The Parisian artist and producer discusses what it’s like creating hits and his path to DJing.

7 Unexpected Artists That Hit #1 On The Dance Music Charts In 2015

Forbes Uncovers 7 Unexpected Artists That Hit #1 On The Dance Music Charts In 2015 2015 saw acts from all across the music spectrum briefly abandon their solo sound to contribute to the quickly rising dance music movement in America and around the world. Even though artists like Ellie Goulding frequent the EDM circuit by…

Get To Know 30 Under 30 Duo Krewella In Their Own Words

Get To Know 30 Under 30 Duo Krewella In Their Own Words Electronic dance music act Krewella had quite a 2015. Between regular Las Vegas club gigs to slots at festivals including Belgium’s Tomorrowland and EDC Las Vegas, Jahan Yousaf, 26, and Yasmine Yousaf, 23, also managed to settle a $5 million lawsuit with founding member Kris Trindl, which had launched…

THE MOST EXPENSIVE ALBUM OF ALL TIME

THIS GUY JUST BOUGHT THE MOST EXPENSIVE ALBUM OF ALL TIME “We’re about to put out a piece of art like nobody else has done in the history of music,” RZA told Forbes. “We’re making a single-sale collector’s item. This is like someone having the scepter of an Egyptian king.” Robert Diggs aka RZA of…