Calvin Harris is still the world's highest-paid DJ; The Chainsmokers shoot into 3rd place

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Calvin Harris topped Forbes' list of the world's highest-paid DJs for the fifth year in a row, besting the other top genre artists by a landslide. The Scotland-born 33-year-old raked in nearly $50 million in 2016 -- about $10 million more than #2 on the list.

That Harris nabbed the top spot will come as no surprise to EDM fans: The multitalented star seemingly never takes a break, most recently dropping "Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1." His single "Feels," featuring Pharell Williams, Katy Perry and Big Sean, is currently climbing the Billboard Top 100.

Rounding out the rest of the Top 10 are some names that will sound familiar (Skrillex, The Chainsmokers) and others that the everyday American may not recognize. But -- just to be clear -- even if you don't know they are, they are making a lot of money. Like, a lot of money. Take a look:

World's highest-paid DJs 2017
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World's highest-paid DJs 2017
#10. ZEDD - The German-born DJ, 27, raked in an impressive $19 million in 2015. Even with major hits like "Stay" under his belt, he's only #10 on this year's list -- but we have a feeling he's not too upset over it.
#9. MARTIN GARRIX -- The EDM staple is just barely 21, but he travels all around the world -- and the milage paid off with $19.5 million last year.
#8. MARSHMELLO -- He's not on a label, and nobody quite knows for sure who he is (although he's likely to be 21-year-old Chris Comstock). Even so, he pulled in $21 million in 2016.
#7. DAVID GUETTA -- He's been around for years and hasn't released a Top 40 hit in awhile, but even so, he's an industry staple with major mainstream success in the US and worldwide. The $25 million speaks for itself.
#6. DIPLO -- He's collaborated with Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, Beyonce... the list goes on. No wonder he managed to cash in $28.5 million last year.
#5. STEVE AOKI -- In 12 months, the EDM superstar performed more than 200 live shows, which is almost unheard of. The nonstop work resulted in $29.5 million.
#4. SKRILLEX -- Credited with making dubstep mainstream, he's also responsible for one of Justin Bieber's biggest hits to date, "Sorry." He comes in at #4 with $30 million for 2016.
#3. THE CHAINSMOKERS -- They're relative newcomers to the scene, but their ultra-catchy hits like "Closer" and "Paris" made them household names by mid-2016. The duo made $38 million in 2016 -- which is still a good amount when you divide it in half.
#2. TIESTO -- You may not know his name, but like many DJs on this list, he's foreign-born... and raking in a ton of cash overseas. In his case, it's $39 million. Not bad.
#1. CALVIN HARRIS -- And coming in first by a landslide is Calvin Harris, who at $48.5 million in 2016 is the unquestionable king of the genre. He's held this spot for five straight years -- but can he keep it up through the next 12 months?

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