Adam Richard Wiles says Calvin Harris is a British disc jockey, singer and electronic music producer born January 17, 1984 in Dumfries, Scotland. Nicknamed "the new king of electropop" by the specialized press>, his first album I Created Disco < / span> released in 2007 is gold in the UK> thanks to the tracks Acceptable in the 80s and The Girls. He is also author and producer of songs by other artists, such as In My Arms and Heart Beat Rock on Kylie Minogue's X album. and Dance Wiv Me in collaboration with English rapper Dizzee Rascal.
Five days after publication, his second studio album Ready for the Weekend won on August 17, 2009 in first place in the UK Albums Chart. The album contains the songs I'm Not Alone , Ready for the Weekend , Flashback and You Used to Hold Me . A remix album entitled L.E.D. Festival is published in June 2007, accompanying the August issue of the British magazine Mixmag . In 2011, he participated in the album Talk That Talk by Rihanna on two songs: We Found Love and Where Have You Been, before leaving at the end of 2012, his third album 18 Months.
In 2015, according to estimates by Forbes magazine, from 2013, Calvin Harris has accumulated the biggest income for a DJ> for three years in a row>.
Calvin Harris was born on January 17, 1984 in Dumfries, Scotland. He is attracted to electronic music as a teenager, and starts making demos in 1999 in his bedroom. According to an interview in the tabloid News of the World, he explains, with all the time spent creating music, having developed an antisocial personality>. His first success goes back to his 21 years; under the name of Stouffer, he publishes the titles Da Bongos and Brighter Days < / span> under vinyl formats and as EP at the Prima Facie label at the beginning of 2002>. But it is in 2007 that he made himself known on the Internet with his first official single, Acceptable in the 80s. The latter ranks tenth of British music rankings, and is included in the Just Dance video game. The following singles, The Girls and Merrymaking at My Place rank third and forty-third respectively. The fifth and last single of the album, Colors , is played in several commercials on television. These singles will be featured in his first album, I Created Disco, released in 2007.