We are mixing it up a little on Lets Go Big tunes blog page so Mondays will be called #MondayMadness and will be dedicated to those celebs that have done something outragious, funny or otherwise news worthy to make it into our news Entertainment slot...........This week goes to the 16th Richest man in the world.....
*article from https://mixmag.net
Cavin Harris is the 16th richest musician in the UK, according to the newest edition of the annual Sunday Times Rich List which assesses the 1,000 richest people in Britain and richest people across different industries.
There are 40 entrants in the Musicians Rich List, with the Scottish artist being the only DJ.
His personal wealth is estimated to be £180 million, up £15 million from last year. This places him higher than the likes of Adele (£150m), Eric Clapton (£175m), Sir Tom Jones (£170m) and Phil Collins (£140m), but below artists such as Robbie Williams (£185m), Ed Sheeran (£200m), Sir Elton John (£360m) and Rihanna (£468m), who takes third spot and appears on the list for the first time following her move to London.
Lord Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s fortune is calculated to have decreased by £20 million to £800 million due to the coronavirus shutting down the West End, but he remains at the top of the musicians list, this year sharing the number one spot with Sir Paul McCartney, whose own wealth has risen £50 million.
More about Calvin Harris
Adam Richard Wiles (born 17 January 1984), known professionally as Calvin Harris, is a Scottish DJ, record producer, singer, and songwriter. He is known for his singles "We Found Love", "This Is What You Came For", "Summer", "Feel So Close", "Outside", "Feels", and "One Kiss". His collaboration with Rihanna, "We Found Love", became an international success, giving Harris his first number one single on the US Billboard Hot 100. He has released five studio albums and runs his own record label, Fly Eye Records, which he founded in 2010.
His debut studio album, I Created Disco, was released in June 2007. Its singles "Acceptable in the 80s" and "The Girls" both reached the top 10 in the UK. In 2009, he released his second studio album, Ready for the Weekend, which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and whose lead single, "I'm Not Alone", became his first song to top the UK Singles Chart. In 2012, Harris rose to international prominence with the release of his third studio album, 18 Months, which topped the UK Albums charts and became his first album to chart on the US Billboard 200, peaking at number 19.
All eight of the album's singles reached the top 10 in the UK, breaking the record for the most top 10 songs from one studio album on the UK Singles Chart with eight entries, surpassing Michael Jackson's record. In 2014, he released his fourth studio album, Motion, which debuted at number two in the UK and number five in the US. In 2017, he released his fifth studio album, Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1, which reached the top 2 in the UK and the US and became his third consecutive number one album on the US Dance/Electronic Albums chart.
In October 2014, he became the first artist to place three songs simultaneously on the top 10 of Billboard's Dance/Electronic Songs chart. He also became the first British solo artist to reach more than one billion streams on Spotify. Harris has received twelve Brit Award nominations–winning British Producer of the Year in 2019, and four Grammy nominations–winning Best Music Video in 2013. In 2013 he also received the Ivor Novello Award for Songwriter of the Year from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors, and was named the Top Dance/Electronic Artist at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. He appeared on Debrett's 2017 list of the most influential people in the United Kingdom. He topped Forbes' list of the world's highest-paid DJs for six consecutive years from 2013 to 2018.
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