The musician, singer, songwriter, producer and DJ Adam Richard Wiles, known by his stage name Calvin Harris , was born on January 17, 1984, and today will be 31 years.

At 17, the Scottish artist moved to England to devote to electronic music and since he has been gaining more and more fans around the world.

The DJ was able to work with renowned musicians and broke records with his own singles.

Check out five of his most impressive DJ career achievements:

01. Calvin Harris’ Broke Jackson’s record

Nine songs from the DJ’s new album "18 Months" reached the Top 10 of the UK singles chart. With this, the artist broke the record of Michael Jackson, who had seven songs on the UK chart from the album "Bad" and besides, entered the Guinness Book. The songs that reached the top 10 were: "Bounce (Feat Kelis.)","Feel So Close", "Let's Go (feat Ne-Yo.)","We'll Be Coming Back (feat Example.)" "Sweet Nothing (feat. Florence Welch)","Drinking From The Bottle (feat. Tinie Tempah)", "I Need Your Love (feat. Ellie Goulding)","Thinking About You (Feat. Ayah Marar)" and "We Found Love".


02. He is the highest paid DJ in the world

Calvin Harris topped the list of highest-paid DJs in the world for two consecutive years in 2013 and 2014. According to the Forbes list last year, the musician had sales of US $ 66 million, exceeding the profits of David Guetta and Avicii.


03. " We Found Love (feat. Calvin Harris) "is voted the best song of the decade

With the arrival of 2015 closes the first half of the second decade of the 2000s, and the Billboard compiled a list of the top 20 songs of this period. The publication selected "We Found Love" featuring Calvin Harris and Rihanna as the best song of the decade.


04. Produced songs for big names in the music industry

He has worked with Rihanna, Calvin Harris, throughout his career, has produced songs for Kylie Minogue, Mary J. Blige, Scissor Sisters, Pitbull, Cheryl Cole and many other artists. Check out the song "Call My Name", composed by him:


05. He owns the label Fly Eye Records

In 2009, Harris founded his own label, Fly Eye Records, featuring musicians Nicky Romero, Dillon Francis and many other artists.

on 1/17/15

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