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Calvin Harris Is The World’s Highest Paid DJ For The Fifth Year In A Row – via Stereogum

The full top 10 list is below

1. Calvin Harris ($48.5 million)
2. Tiësto ($39 million)
3. The Chainsmokers ($38 million)
4. Skrillex ($30 million)
5. Steve Aoki ($29.5 million)
6. Diplo ($28.5 million)
7. David Guetta ($25 million)
8. Marshmello ($21 million)
9. Martin Garrix ($19.5 million)
10. Zedd ($19 million)

Levi’s release statement following backlash over “Live in Music”  menswear campaign – via Facebook

levis facebook statement screen shot Aug 2017

Neither Sony or Kemosabe Records will say if Dr. Luke maintains a financial stake in Kesha’s Rainbow, even after his split from Kemosabe. – via Vulture

Legendary country singer-songwriter, actor, and TV host Glen Campbell has died at 81 after a six-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease – via Vulture

Spotify is now available on the Xbox One – via The Verge

PledgeMusic Launches Amplify, A New US Artist Development Platform – via Hypebot

Ex-Warner Bros VP Alison Ball named President of TuneGO Music Group – via MBW

Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds have announced 90 more acts to perform intimate shows for the global refugee concert series Give a Home for Human Rights, including Laura MvulaTom Odell and Hozier. – via RotD

Disney to end Netflix deal and launch its own streaming service – via The Verge

David Guetta considered insuring his fingers. – via TV3

Def Leppard Says Music Piracy Brings A Younger Audience To Its Shows – via Hypebot

Rihanna Once Told Diplo His Music Was Like a ‘Reggae Song at an Airport’ – via Vulture

M.I.A. Reveals New Designer Merch Line – via Pitchfork

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