Calvin Harris

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Legal name: Adam Wiles


Adam Richard Wiles (born 17 January 1984), better known by his stage name Calvin Harris, is a Scottish singer, songwriter, record producer, and DJ. His debut album, I Created Disco, was released in 2007 and was the precursor to his top-ten singles "Acceptable in the 80s" and "The Girls". His second studio album, Ready for the Weekend (2009), includes number one single "I'm Not Alone" and top-five hit "Ready for the Weekend" as well as the singles "Flashback" and "You Used to Hold Me".

In October 2012, Harris released his third studio album, 18 Months, containing the UK top-10 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".

Harris has written and produced tracks for recording artists that include Kylie Minogue, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Dizzee Rascal, Cheryl Cole, Rita Ora, Example, and Rihanna. The latter's single, "We Found Love", was an international success, giving Harris his first US number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100. Harris released his fourth studio album, Motion, on 3 November 2014.

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. In October 2014, he became the first artist to place three songs simultaneously on the top 10 of Billboard's Dance/Electronic Songs chart. According to Forbes, Harris was the highest-paid DJ of 2013 and 2014.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2007 I Created Disco Calvin Harris 4 4
2009 Ready for the Weekend Calvin Harris 5 2
2012 18 Months Calvin Harris 5
2014 Motion Calvin Harris 4


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
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 5 4
2012 Sweet Nothing Calvin Harris feat. Florence Welch 2
2012 Let’s Go Calvin Harris feat. Ne‐Yo 2 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
2014 Blame Calvin Harris feat. John Newman 3
2014 Outside Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding 2
2014 Open Wide Calvin Harris feat. Big Sean 1
2015 Pray to God Calvin Harris feat. HAIM 1
2015 C.U.B.A Calvin Harris 1

Single + Remix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2013 Thinking About You Calvin Harris 1

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