Harris, 33, brought in $48.5 million between
June 2016 and June 2017, with earnings from residencies in Las
Vegas and festival performances as well as from producing pop
hits such as his latest summer track, "Feels" with Katy Perry
and Pharrell Williams.
Tiesto, who topped the list in 2012, earned $39 million and came
in at No. 2, while The Chainsmokers earned $38 million,
bolstered by the chart-topping success of pop hits "Closer" with
Halsey and "Something Just Like This" with Coldplay.
The list, which also includes veteran French DJ David Guetta and
German producer Zedd, highlights a lack of diversity in the DJ
field, whose 10 highest earners were male and mostly white, from
the United States or Europe.
Forbes said it compiles its annual earnings list from data
gathered from Nielsen and touring trackers such as Pollstar and
Bandsintown, as well as industry insiders and artists.
(Reporting by Piya Sinha-Roy; Editing by Steve Orlofsky)
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