Calvin Harris

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Legal name: Adam Wiles

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Adam Richard Wiles (born 17 January 1984), better known by his stage name Calvin Harris, is a Scottish DJ, singer-songwriter, and producer. He owns the vanity label Fly Eye Records. His gold-selling debut album, I Created Disco, was released in 2007 and contained the top-ten singles "Acceptable in the 80s" and "The Girls". His second studio album, Ready for the Weekend (2009), reached number one on the UK Album Chart and includes "I'm Not Alone", which debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart, the top-five hit "Ready for the Weekend", and the singles "Flashback" and "You Used to Hold Me".

A remix album titled L.E.D. Festival was released in July 2010 as a free album in the August issue of Mixmag. Harris released his third studio album, 18 Months in October 2012, which contained the singles "Bounce", "Feel So Close", "Let's Go", "We'll Be Coming Back", "Sweet Nothing", "Drinking from the Bottle", "I Need Your Love", and "Thinking About You". All of these singles reached the UK Top 10. He has written and produced tracks for other recording artists including Kylie Minogue, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Dizzee Rascal, Cheryl Cole, Example, and Rihanna on "We Found Love", an international success and one of the best-selling singles of all time.

Harris holds the record for the most top ten hits from one studio album on the UK Singles Chart with nine hits, surpassing Michael Jackson. According to Forbes, Harris was the highest paid DJ of 2013 and 2014.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2007 I Created Disco Calvin Harris 4 4
2009 Ready for the Weekend Calvin Harris 5 2
2012 18 Months Calvin Harris 5

Single

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2006 Acceptable in the 80s Calvin Harris 5 4
2007 Rock Band Calvin Harris 1
2007 The Girls Calvin Harris 1
2007 Merrymaking at My Place Calvin Harris 4
2007 Colours Calvin Harris 2
2008 Dance Wiv Me Dizzee Rascal feat. Calvin Harris & Chrome 5
2009 I'm Not Alone Calvin Harris 6
2009 Ready for the Weekend Calvin Harris 1
2009 Flashback Calvin Harris 1
2010 You Used to Hold Me Calvin Harris 1
2011 Bounce Calvin Harris feat. Kelis 3
2011 Feel So Close Calvin Harris 2
2011 We Found Love Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris 4
2012 Sweet Nothing Calvin Harris feat. Florence Welch 2
2012 Let’s Go Calvin Harris feat. Ne‐Yo 1
2012 We'll Be Coming Back Calvin Harris feat. Example 1
2012 Iron Nicky Romero & Calvin Harris 1
2013 I Need Your Love Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding 2
2013 Under Control Calvin Harris & Alesso feat. Hurts 2
2014 Summer Calvin Harris 2

Single + Remix

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2013 Thinking About You Remix Calvin Harris 1

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