36 Facts About DJ Calvin Harris

1. In 2015, DJ 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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2. In 2014, DJ Calvin Harris came in at number one on the list again for the second consecutive year with a total of $66 million in annual earnings.

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3. DJ 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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4. In February 2012, DJ 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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5. On 30 March 2015, DJ Calvin Harris was announced as a co-owner, along with various other music artists, in the music streaming service Tidal.

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

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7. In early 2012, DJ 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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8. In 2013, DJ Calvin Harris teamed up with Sol Republic to create their first studio-tuned, professional-calibre headphones.

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

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10. DJ 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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11. In 2008, the artwork of DJ 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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12. On 16 September 2016, DJ Calvin Harris released "My Way", where he performed vocals for the song.

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13. DJ Calvin Harris's set attracted the second largest crowd in the festival's history, topped only by the 2012 set of Dr Dre and Snoop Dogg which featured a hologram of Tupac Shakur.

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14. In 2012, DJ Calvin Harris made statements explaining why he wanted to stop singing on tracks stating, "I want each track as good as it can possibly be, which usually means me not singing on it.

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15. DJ 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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16. DJ 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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17. DJ 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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18. DJ 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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19. DJ 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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20. DJ Calvin Harris is going to bring something unique and fun for the fans.

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21. In 2011, DJ 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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22. DJ 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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23. DJ Calvin Harris produced and mixed the English duo The Ting Tings' single Hands which was released on 18 August 2010.

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

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

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26. The song marked the last time DJ Calvin Harris regularly sang on his records, he opted to focus more on music production while having guest singers provide the vocals for him.

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

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

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29. DJ 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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30. DJ 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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31. DJ Calvin Harris was first attracted to electronic music in his teens and began recording bedroom demos in 1999.

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

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

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

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35. At the time, DJ 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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36. DJ Calvin Harris's debut studio album I Created Disco was released in June 2007; it spawned two UK top 10 singles, "Acceptable in the 80s" and "The Girls".

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