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World’s Highest Paid DJ

Tiësto

Dutch electronic artist Tiësto has topped a list naming the world’s highest paid DJs.

Forbes‘ list of the Top 10 biggest earners in dance music – called the Electronic Cash Kings list – sees Tiësto’s yearly earnings put at $22 million (£14 million), followed by Skrillex – who rakes in $15 million (£9.7 million) a year – in second place, and Swedish House Mafia in third with $14 million (£9 million).

Other artists to make the Top 10 include David Guetta, Deadmau5 and Kaskade as well as DJ Pauly D, from US reality TV show,Jersey Shore. On average, Tiësto makes $250,000 per DJ slot.

Forbes’ Top 10 ‘Electronic Cash Kings’ list is:

1. Tiësto – $22m (£14m)
2. Skrillex – $15m
(£9.7m)
3. Swedish House Mafia – $14m
(£9m)
4. David Guetta – $13.5m
(£8.7m)
5. Steve Aoki – $12m
(£7.7m)
6. Deadmau5 – $11.5m
(£7.4m)
7. DJ Pauly D – $11m
(£7.1m)
8. Kaskade – $10m
(£6.5m)
9. Afrojack – $9m
(£5.8m)
10. Avicii – $7m
(£4.5m)

Let us know who you favour on the list and who you think should be higher on the list. Tell us your thoughts and leave a comment below.

Future Music Festival in 2013 Line-Up, Dates and more+

From its humble beginnings back in 2006 at Sydney’s Randwick Racecourse, Future Music Festival has morphed into a colossal beast of an event, touring the country in March. This over 18years old event is set to pop off, with the line up already announced and tickets are now for sale. Tickets for the event can be found on Moshtix website here^, just click the city event you wish to attend and click purchase.

Where  & When:

Saturday 2nd March 2013 Brisbane– Doomben Racecourse – Hampden St Ascot QLD 4007  Australia

Sunday 3rd March 2013 Perth (Labour Day Long Weekend)– Arena Joondalup – Joondalup Drive, Joondalup WA 6027 Australia

Saturday 9th March 2013 Sydney – Randwish Racerouse – Gate 1, Alison Rd Randwick NSW 2031 Australia

Sunday 10th March 2013 Melbourne – Flemington Racecourse – 448 Epsom Road, Flemington Victoria 303 Australia

Monday 11th March 2013 Adelaide – Bonython Park – Port Rd Thebarton SA 5031 Australia

^ Note: moshtix are not selling for the Perth festival at this time

LINEUP
THE PRODIGY – THE STONE ROSES
Special Guest PSY (Gangnam Style)
Bloc Party – Dizzee Rascal – Azealia Banks – Rita Ora
Boys Noize (Live debut) – Hardwell – The Temper Trap – FUN.
Madeon – Rudimental – Ellie Goulding – Steve Aoki
Gypsy & The Cat – A-Trak (Live)
Kill The Noize – Feed Me (Live) – Zeds Dead
DJ Fresh – Nervo – Zane Lowe – Borgore
The Stafford Brothers & Timmy Trumpet – Tenzin – Bombs Away

COCOON HEROES
 feat Sven V th – Richie Hawtin
Ricardo Villalobos – Seth Troxler – Magda

WAKE YOUR MIND feat Cosmic Gate feat Emma Hewitt
W&W – tyDi – Andy Moor – Super8 & Tab – Ben Gold
+ MUCH MORE!!

If you and your friends are heading to the event let us know by leaving a comment! We like to know who you are looking forward to see at Future Music Festival and which event you are actually attending! Thanks guys and we will see you all there!