While fans mainly see the glitz and glamour of DJ-ing, being a DJ also has a darker side, according to Dutch DJ Armin van Buuren. Many DJs struggle under the workload, the constant traveling and the mutual competitiveness, he said on Jinek. "Everyone acts tough towards each other and says that everything is fine, but in between you hear that they are seeing a coach or psychologist", Van Buuren said during the show.
Calvin Harris is once again the world's highest paid DJ on the Forbes Electronic Cash Kings list for 2015. According to Forbes, the Scottish DJ made a a massive 66 million dollars this past year. He is followed by French DJ David Guetta at 37 million dollars and Dutch DJ Tiesto and 36 million dolla
The 2013 edition of the MTV EMA, the music channel's annual awards show, was held Sunday night with Bruno Mars taking home the award for best song for his "Locked Out of Heaven." Held in Amsterdam's Ziggo Dome, 292 million audience members worldwide voted for the winners, which included Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, and Beyoncé.