71 Facts About Calvin Harris

1. In 2010, Calvin Harris received an international acclaim after he released his third studio album.

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2. In 2007, Calvin Harris released his debut album with the title I Created Disco.

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3. Calvin Harris is the stage name of Adam Richard Wiles who was born on 17 January 1984.

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4. In 2009, Calvin Harris tied up with Coca Cola for their 'Open Happiness' advertising campaign in the UK.

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5. Calvin Harris headlined Limelite at Metropolis Fremantle in Western Australia in March 2011 in celebration of the event's fourth birthday, where he played small samples of his new track, "Awooga", which was uploaded onto YouTube via his channel.

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6. Calvin Harris played at the 2010 Big Day Out, a music festival which takes place in several major cities in Australia and Auckland, New Zealand.

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7. Calvin Harris produced a remix of Dragonette's debut single "I Get Around" that was rejected by the band.

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8. Calvin Harris was born on 17 January 1984 in Dumfries, Scotland.

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9. Calvin Harris holds the record for the most top ten hits from one studio album on the UK Singles Chart with nine hits, surpassing Michael Jackson.

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10. Calvin Harris released his fourth studio album, Motion, on 3 November 2014.

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11. In 2009, Calvin Harris released his second studio album, Ready for the Weekend, which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and earned a gold certification from the British Phonographic Industry within two months of release.

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12. Calvin Harris has had four UK number one singles during his career.

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13. In 2009, Calvin Harris crashed a Jedward performance on The X Factor, holding a pineapple on his head.

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14. In 1999, Calvin Harris started recording music demos in his bedroom.

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15. Calvin Harris will be leading the performance at the award ceremony next month and will be joined by previous collaborators Dua Lipa, Sam Smith, and Rag'n'Bone Man.

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16. On 30 March 2015, Calvin Harris was announced as a co-owner, along with various other music artists, in the music streaming service Tidal.

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17. Calvin Harris serves as the Group's music consultant for its restaurants, nightclubs and hotels, globally.

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18. In February 2013, Calvin Harris signed as the first exclusive resident DJ with the Abu Dhabi-owned hospitality company Hakkasan Group in Las Vegas.

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19. In early 2012, Calvin Harris signed an exclusive DJ residency deal with Wynn Las Vegas which included gigs at three of the luxury resort's avenues: Encore Beach Club, Surrender and XS Nightclub.

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20. In March 2010, Calvin Harris launched his own vanity label, Fly Eye Records.

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21. In 2008, the artwork of Calvin Harris's debut album I Created Disco was featured as part of a multicoloured iPod nano campaign on TV and in print in the US.

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22. On 8 February 2018, Calvin Harris collaborated with PartyNextDoor to release a dancehall-influenced house track titled "Nuh Ready Nuh Ready".

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23. Calvin Harris eventually made UK chart history by becoming the first artist to attain eight top-10 singles from one studio album, breaking the record previously set by Michael Jackson.

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24. Calvin Harris wrote and produced Cheryl Cole's single "Call My Name", the lead single from her third album A Million Lights.

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25. Calvin Harris worked with the pop band Scissor Sisters on the single "Only the Horses" from their fourth studio album, Magic Hour.

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26. Calvin Harris released the single "Bounce", a collaboration with Kelis that debuted at number two on the UK Singles Chart in June 2011.

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27. Calvin Harris produced Tinchy Stryder's second single, "Off the Record" from his fourth studio album, Full Tank.

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28. Calvin Harris is going to bring something unique and fun for the fans.

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29. In 2011, Calvin Harris toured with Rihanna as a support act on the European leg of her Loud Tour; Rihanna was quoted to say that "Calvin is the perfect fit for the Loud tour.

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30. Calvin Harris made a guest appearance as vocalist on Tiesto's song "Century" on the Dutch producer's album Kaleidoscope.

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31. Calvin Harris produced Dizzee Rascal's next single titled "Holiday", which reached number one on the UK singles chart.

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32. In 2008, Calvin Harris collaborated with rapper Dizzee Rascal on his single "Dance wiv Me", producing the track and singing the hook.

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33. In 2007, Calvin Harris produced a remix of the second single "4th of July" from Kelis' album Flesh Tone.

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34. Calvin Harris said that working with Minogue was "surreal, but fun" although he admitted to Mixmag in 2007 to "needing a few drinks before meeting her".

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35. Calvin Harris started working on the album in 2006 after he moved back from living in London to his hometown of Dumfries, Scotland.

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36. Calvin Harris has an elder sister, Sophie, and an elder brother, Edward.

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37. Calvin Harris became the first British solo artist to reach more than one billion streams on Spotify.

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38. Calvin Harris has been named the highest-paid DJ six years in a row, so there's no surprise he secured a spot on this list.

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39. Calvin Harris has gained 2,789 yards on 428 rushing attempts Amari Cooper in 2012 and 2014 and Calvin Ridley in 2015.

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40. Calvin Harris made no mistake as he lashed a shot inside the near.

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41. Calvin Harris took a short break yesterday from cranking out number No 1 records and posing for Armani underwear spreads to engage in a slew of Twitter exchanges with fans on the state of his music and "EDM" at large.

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42. Calvin Harris has slammed the current EDM scene as being full of "sad slow songs".

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43. Calvin Harris has been known to keep things real, especially via Twitter.

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44. Calvin Harris led the team in every receiving category He hit Tevin Coleman twice for scores, Calvin Ridley for a 40-yard TD on a crossing route, and Julio Jones on a 35-yard screen pass for touchdown No 4.

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45. Calvin Harris threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as the Bobcats advanced to next Thursday's state championship game against either Council Bluffs Lewis Central or Cedar Rapids Xavier.

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46. Calvin Harris has a real opportunity to continue on as a starter with Paul Richardson out.

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47. Calvin Harris is a Baptist minister who upset Rep "It's so far out of hand now, that was my best play", said Calvin Lockhart, 37, of Raleigh.

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48. Calvin Harris is a businessman and retired Baltimore County Police officer.

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49. Calvin Harris now has a real opportunity to continue on as a starter with Paul Richardson out.

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50. Calvin Harris is without a doubt one of the biggest names in dance music today.

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51. Calvin Harris has thrown for 2,000 yards and Drake George is on cusp of 1,000 yards receiving.

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52. Calvin Harris will offer his vocals to Benny Blanco's forthcoming single.

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53. Calvin Harris dated British singer Rita Ora from April 2013 until June 2014.

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54. In 2015, Calvin Harris topped the highest-paid DJs list for a third consecutive year, having earned $66 million over the previous 12 months.

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55. Calvin Harris participated in a global live stream of the Stereosonic music festival in Melbourne, Australia which took place on World AIDS Day on 1 December 2012.

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56. In February 2012, Calvin Harris teamed up with several other artists to perform at a charity concert with all proceeds from the show going to the Children's Orthopaedic Center at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

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57. In 2010, Calvin Harris performed live in The War Child's post-Brit Awards show which took place at the Shepherd's Bush Empire, London.

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58. In 2013, Calvin Harris teamed up with Sol Republic to create their first studio-tuned, professional-calibre headphones.

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59. In 2012, Calvin Harris was featured in the Pepsi Max commercial for their football campaign.

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60. Calvin Harris wrote and produced an exclusive track for the brand called 'Yeah Yeah Yeah, La La La' which was featured on TV, digital, outdoor and on-pack promotional activity and was offered on 'Coke Zone' website for free download.

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61. In 2009, Calvin Harris teamed up with Coca-Cola for their 'Open Happiness' advertising campaign in the UK.

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62. Calvin Harris released a collaboration with Young Thug, Ariana Grande, and Pharrell Williams titled "Heatstroke" on 31 March 2017.

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63. On 16 September 2016, Calvin Harris released "My Way", where he performed vocals for the song.

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64. On 24 June 2016, Calvin Harris released a collaboration with Dizzee Rascal, titled "Hype".

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65. Calvin Harris released a new single titled "This Is What You Came For", which features Rihanna, on 29 April 2016.

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66. Calvin Harris performed as part of the post-race concert of the 2013 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix in April 2013.

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67. Calvin Harris produced a remix of Florence and the Machine's "Spectrum" titled "Spectrum".

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68. Calvin Harris featured on Kylie Minogue's eleventh studio album Aphrodite, collaborating on a disco and synthpop track titled "Too Much".

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69. Calvin Harris produced and mixed the English duo The Ting Tings' single Hands which was released on 18 August 2010.

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70. Calvin Harris released his fourth studio album, Motion, in November 2014.

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71. At the time, Calvin Harris broke the record for the most top 10 songs from one studio album on the UK Singles Chart with eight entries, surpassing Michael Jackson.

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