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Top paid DJ's

Postby Shorty » Sat Aug 04, 2012 3:47 pm

Pauly D from Jersey Shore makes $11 million??!! I should become a DJ. ... 36003.html

Here is Forbes' full World's Highest-Paid DJs list:
1. Tiësto — $22 million
2. Skrillex — $15 million
3. Swedish House Mafia — $14 million
4. David Guetta — $13.5 million
5. Steve Aoki — $12 million
6. Deadmau5 — $11.5 million
7. DJ Pauly D — $11 million
8. Kaskade — $10 million
9. Afrojack — $9 million
10. Avicii — $7 million
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Re: Top paid DJ's

Postby NullDevice » Mon Aug 13, 2012 3:47 pm

The Forbes article is cute. "Often toting nothing more than a USB stick and a pair of Pioneer CDJs, their production costs are often negligible..."

Uhh...yeah, that's a lot of DJs, but not any of those guys. Having seen about half of those guys at some point in the past year or two, they nearly all travel with full Traktor rigs (which admittedly aren't much bigger than CDJs) and HUGE AV AND LIGHTING SYSTEMS.
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Re: Top paid DJ's

Postby Shorty » Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:29 pm

Who are the top paid dj's in Madison? How much?
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