Called the highest paid DJ of 2013 by Forbes Magazine, Scottish electro house, synthpop, and nu-disco producer Calvin Harris is known for his ability to create chart topping hits. His debut album I Created Disco was released in 2007, and it quickly attained gold-selling status with a number of its tracks going top-ten. Two years later, his second album Ready for the Weekend hit No. 1 on the UK album chart. Five of its singles reached the top five, and one reached No. 1. Currently, Harris holds a record nine top 10 hits from a single studio album, passing the record previously held by Michael Jackson.
Over the course of his career, Harris has collected many accolades. He has been nominated for countless awards, such as Best Electronic Artist or DJ by BT Digital Music, Best Breakthrough Artist by Q Awards, Best British Single by BRIT Awards, Favorite Electronic Dance Music by the American Music Awards, and Top Radio Song by the Billboard Music Awards. He has won MTV Video Music Awards for Video of the Year and Best Electronic Video, two MTV International Dance Music Awards, one Grammy, several awards for Most Performed Song from ASCAP, and Best Commercial/Pop Dance Track from the International Dance Music Awards.