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Calvin Harris

Biography

DJ who all became known for his gold-certified recording We Created Disco, which yielded the singles “Acceptable in the ’80s” and “GIRLS.” His second recording, Prepared for the Weekend, included the hit solitary “I’m NOT BY YOURSELF” and strike number 1 on the united kingdom Album Chart. In the 2014 American Music Honours, he earned Favorite Electronic Dance Music Designer. He aspired to become professional football participant. He began creating digital music as an adolescent. He spent some time working with Kesha and Kylie Minogue. He broke the record for probably the most UK top 10 singles in one recording. He was created Adam Richard Wiles in Dumfries, Scotland and elevated with a mature brother and old sister. He started making musical paths while he was coping with his parents. From 2015 to 2016, he dated nation celebrity Taylor Swift. He also previously dated pop celebrity Rita Ora and model Aarika Wolf. He earned an MTV Video Music Honor for his 2012 collaboration with Rihanna, “We Found Love.”

Quick Facts


Full Name Calvin Harris
Date Of Birth January 17, 1984
Place Of Birth Dumfries, Scotland
Height 1.97 m
Profession DJ
Nationality British, Scottish, This Is What You Came For, How Deep Is Your Love, My Way
Parents David Wiles, Pamela Wiles, This Is What You Came For, How Deep Is Your Love, My Way
Siblings Sophie Wiles, Edward Wiles, This Is What You Came For, How Deep Is Your Love, My Way
Awards MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year, MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video, MTV Video Music Award for Best Electronic Video, American Music Award for Favorite Electronic Dance Music Artist, Billboard Music Award for Top Dance/Electronic Artist, Teen Choice Award for Choice Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Artist, Glamour Award for Man of The Year, NME Award for Dancefloor Anthem, iHeartRadio Music Award for Dance Song of the Year, UK Festival Award for Anthem Of The Summer, iHeartRadio Music Award for Dance Artist of the Year, Kids' Choice Award for Favorite DJ/EDM Artist, This Is What You Came For, How Deep Is Your Love, My Way
Nominations MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Male, MTV Video Music Award for Best Pop Video, MTV Video Music Award for Best Collaboration, MTV Video Music Award for Best Editing, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Electronic, Brit Award for British Single, Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Song, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Video, World Music Award for World’s Best Video, Brit Award for British Male Solo Artist, Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic Album, Billboard Music Award for Top Radio Song, Brit Award for British Video, World Music Award for World’s Best Album, MTV Europe Music Award for Best UK & Ireland Act, World Music Award for World’s Best Live Act, World Music Award for World’s Best Song, MTV Video Music Award for the Best Song of the Summer, MTV Video Music Award for MTV Clubland Award, World Music Award for World’s Best Entertainer of the Year, World Music Award for World’s Best Male Artist, Billboard Music Award for Top Dance/Electronic Album, Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer: Song, Billboard Music Award for Top Dance/Electronic Song, NRJ Music Award for International Duo/Group of the Year, NRJ Music Award for International Song of the Year, NRJ Music Award for DJ of the Year, Billboard Music Award for Top EDM Artist, MuchMusic Video Award for iHeartRadio International Artist of the Year, Teen Choice Award for Choice EDM Song, Billboard Music Award for Top EDM Song, ARIA Music Award for Best International Artist, DJ Award for Best Electro House, World Music Award for World's Best Electronic Dance Music Artist, Teen Choice Award for Choice Party Song, DJ Award for Best Electro / Progressive House, DJ Award for Best International DJ, Echo Award for Dance International, iHeartRadio Music Award for Best Collaboration, iHeartRadio Music Award for Best Music Video, BBC Music Award for British Artist of the Year, DJ Award for Best Newcomer, Billboard Latin Music Award for Crossover Artist of the Year, This Is What You Came For, How Deep Is Your Love, My Way
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Star Sign Capricorn

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#Fact
1In a relationship with Taylor Swift [2015].
2Harris holds the record for the most UK top 10 hits from a studio album with eight top 10 hits.
3Scottish DJ, singer, songwriter, and record producer.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Radio 1's Big Weekend2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Live from Studio FiveTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2010 writer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2010
Chuck2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Jools's Hootenanny2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Top of the PopsTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Angela and FriendsTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Melrose Place2009TV Series 2 episodes
Later... With Jools Holland2009TV Series performer - 1 episode
Electric DreamsTV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Alan Carr: Chatty ManTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
T4 on the Beach 20092009TV Movie performer: "Girls", "I'm Not Alone", "Dance Wiv Me"
Glastonbury 20092009TV Series writer: "Dance Wiv Me"
Radio 1's Big Weekend2009TV Movie performer: "Dance Wiv Me"
The InbetweenersTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
This MorningTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Türkisch für AnfängerTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Ugly Betty2008TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging2008writer: "Dance Wiv Me"
Shark2008TV Series performer - 1 episode
Today2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Farmer Wants a Wife2007TV Series performer: "Feel So Close" - uncredited / writer: "Feel So Close" - uncredited
Star StoriesTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2007 writer - 1 episode, 2007
The Fate of the Furious2017performer: "C.U.B.A." / writer: "C.U.B.A."
Formula 1: Ten SportTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2016 - 2017 writer - 2 episodes, 2016 - 2017
Exfrun2017performer: "Merrymaking at My Place" / writer: "Merrymaking at My Place"
Nunca es tarde2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Strictly Come Dancing2014-2016TV Series writer - 2 episodes
20 Ridiculously Big Vids2016TV Movie performer: "This Is What You Came For"
Lip Sync Battle Philippines2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Do-Over2016performer: "Let's Go" / writer: "Let's Go"
The Voice2012-2016TV Series writer - 6 episodes
American Honey2016performer: "We Found Love" / writer: "We Found Love"
Britain's Got More Talent2016TV Series performer - 1 episode
RiRi's Back to Work2016TV Short performer: "We Found Love"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonTV Series writer - 3 episodes, 2014 - 2015 performer - 2 episodes, 2015
Tu cara me suena2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
The X FactorTV Series writer - 5 episodes, 2012 - 2015 performer - 1 episode, 2012
Tu cara me suena - ArgentinaTV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2015 producer - 1 episode, 2015
Friday Night FootballTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2015 writer - 2 episodes, 2015
Dancing with the Stars2012-2015TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Glastonbury 20152015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Todd's Pop Song ReviewsTV Series documentary writer - 4 episodes, 2013 - 2015 performer - 3 episodes, 2014 - 2015
Give a Pet a HomeTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Mediterranea2015writer: "WE FOUND LOVE feat. Calvin Harris"
LillemandTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
One Hit WonderlandTV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
The Flash2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Coronation StreetTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Pretty Little Liars2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
EastEnders: Back to Ours2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Ellie Goulding: iTunes Festival London 20132015Video writer: "I Need Your Love"
Prois Tartan2015TV Movie documentary performer: "Summer" - uncredited
Dancing with the Stars2011-2014TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Our Girl2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
21 Totally Brilliant Brit Stars2014TV Movie performer: "Summer" / writer: "Never Let You Down", "Summer"
15 Unforgettable No 1 Hits!2014TV Movie performer: "We Found Love' / writer: "We Found Love'
Today at WimbledonTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
The Voice Kids2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Daily Ukulele2014TV Series short writer - 1 episode
Radio 2: In Concert2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
World Championship SnookerTV Series performer - 5 episodes, 2014 writer - 3 episodes, 2014
21 Coolest Collabs of the 21st Century2014TV Movie performer: "I Need Your Love", "Dance Wiv Me", "We Found Love"
So You Think You Can Dance Australia2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
SherlockTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Tricked2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Voice of the Philippines2013TV Series writer - 3 episodes
La gran familia española2013performer: "Feels So Close Radio Edit" / writer: "Feels So Close Radio Edit"
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa2013performer: "Bounce" / writer: "Bounce"
The Internship2013performer: "Let's Go" / writer: "Let's Go"
Britain's Got Talent2010-2013TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Sangue Bom2013TV Series performer: "Feels So Close"
The Voice UKTV Series writer - 3 episodes, 2012 - 2013 performer - 1 episode, 2012
Saturday Night Live2011-2013TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Mulheres RicasTV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2013 performer - 1 episode, 2013
Breathe In2013performer: "Bounce Radio Edit" / writer: "Bounce Radio Edit"
902102012TV Series 1 episode
Cheryl: A Million Lights - Live at the O22012Video writer: "Call My Name", "Call My Name" Extended Remix
Voice - Danmarks største stemme2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance2012TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Malhação2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
Girls2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
American Idol2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
EastEnders2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
The BlockTV Series performer - 3 episodes, 2012 writer - 3 episodes, 2012
The 54th Annual Grammy Awards2012TV Special writer: "We Found Love"
Glee2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
New GirlTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Rihanna: We Found Love2011Video short "We Found Love" / producer: "We Found Love" / writer: "We Found Love"
Rude Tube2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
Shame2011performer: "Bounce" / writer: "Bounce"
Formula 1: BBC Sport2010-2011TV Series performer - 3 episodes
Celebrity Big Brother2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Inbetweeners Movie2011performer: "Feels So Close" / writer: "Feels So Close"
Idool 20112011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Tonight You're Mine2011performer: "Colours" / writer: "Colours" - as Adam Wiles
T in the Park 20102010TV Series performer - 3 episodes
Isle of Wight Festival 2010: Live2010TV Special performer: "The Girls", "Ready For The Weekend" / writer: "The Girls", "Ready For The Weekend"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Calvin Harris: My Way2016Video shortCalvin Harris
Calvin Harris Feat. Rihanna: This Is What You Came For2016Video shortMan in the Background
Entourage2015Calvin Harris
Calvin Harris: Outside Feat. Ellie Goulding2014Video shortCalvin Harris
Electric Daisy Carnival2014Video
Calvin Harris: Summer2014Video short
Calvin Harris Feat. Ellie Goulding: I Need Your Love2013Video shortCalvin Harris
Rihanna: We Found Love2011Video shortHouse DJ
Mitchell Brothers: Michael Jackson2007Video shortDancer

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Calvin Harris Feat. Rihanna: This Is What You Came For2016Video short music by
Calvin Harris Feat. Disciples: How Deep Is Your Love2015Video short music by
Calvin Harris: Summer2014Video short music by
Rihanna: Where Have You Been2012Video short music by
Rihanna: We Found Love2011Video short
Calvin Harris: Colours2010Video short
Kylie Minogue: In My Arms2008Video short

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Prois Tartan2015TV Movie documentary title music - uncredited
Baking Made Easy2011TV Series documentary composer - 6 episodes

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Calvin Harris: Outside Feat. Ellie Goulding2014Video short producer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Calvin Harris: Outside Feat. Ellie Goulding2014Video short

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Quality Content2017TV Series special thanks - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Apple Music Festival2016TV SeriesHimself
IHeartRadio Music Awards 20162016TV SpecialHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Extra2015TV SeriesHimself
2015 Billboard Music Awards2015TV SpecialHimself
The Brit Awards 20152015TV SpecialHimself
BBC Music Awards 20142014TV SpecialHimself
The Insider2014TV SeriesHimself - DJ
Under the Electric Sky2014DocumentaryHimself
30.Worldvision Song Contest2014Video documentary
The BRIT Awards 20142014TV SpecialHimself
American Music Awards 20132013TV SpecialHimself
MTV Europe Music Awards 20132013TV SpecialHimself
2013 MTV Video Music Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend: Derry - Londonderry 20132013TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Recipe Rehab2012-2013TV Series documentaryContestant (2012)
The BRIT Awards 20132013TV SpecialHimself
Calvin Harris: The Lost Foootage2013Video documentary
Sunday Brunch2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Jonathan Ross Show2012TV SeriesHimself
I Heart Radio Music Festival2012TV Special documentaryHimself - Performer
2012 MTV Video Music Awards2012TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Lollapalooza2012Video
BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend 20122012TV MovieHimself
360 Sessions2011TV SeriesHimself
T in the Park 20102010TV SeriesHimself
Isle of Wight Festival 2010: Live2010TV SpecialHimself
Top of the Pops2009TV SeriesHimself
T4's Stars of 20092009TV MovieHimself
Hollyoaks Music Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Never Mind the Buzzcocks2009TV SeriesHimself
Later... With Jools Holland2009TV SeriesHimself
Something for the Weekend2009TV SeriesHimself
Alan Carr: Chatty Man2009TV SeriesHimself
T4 on the Beach 20092009TV MovieHimself
Xposé2009TV SeriesHimself
Radio 1's Big Weekend2009TV MovieHimself
Sound2009TV SeriesHimself
Queens of British Pop2009TV SeriesHimself
Brit Awards 20092009TV SpecialHimself
MTV Making the Video: Dizzee Rascal - Dance Wiv Me2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Vodafone Live Music Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
The Friday Night Project2007TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Radio 1's Big Weekend2007TV SpecialHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
What's the Facts2016TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning Britain2016TV SeriesHimself
20 Ridiculously Big Vids2016TV MovieHimself
From the Start!2016TV SeriesHimself
Extra2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
Tu cara me suena - Argentina2015TV SeriesHimself
21 Totally Brilliant Brit Stars2014TV MovieHimself
21 Coolest Collabs of the 21st Century2014TV MovieHimself
Never Mind the Buzzcocks2009TV SeriesHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Short Form Music VideoRihanna: We Found Love (2011)· Rihanna (artist)
· Melina Matsoukas (video director)
· Juliette Larthe (video producer)
· Ben Sullivan (video producer)
2012VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Video of the YearRihanna: We Found Love (2011)· Rihanna
2012VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Electronic Dance Music VideoFor the video "Feel So Close."

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014BritBrit AwardsBest Britsh Single of the Year· Ellie Goulding
2014BritBrit AwardsBest British VideoCalvin Harris Feat. Ellie Goulding: I Need Your Love (2013)· Ellie Goulding
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Dance Recording· Florence Welch (Artist)
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Dance/Electronica AlbumFor the album "18 Months."
2014iHeartRadio Music AwardiHeartRadio Music AwardsEDM Song of the Year· Florence Welch (featured artist)
2014MTV Clubland AwardMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)For the video "Summer."
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Dance Recording· Ne-Yo (Artist)
2013VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Collaboration· Ellie Goulding
2013VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Editing· Vincent Haycock
· Ross Hallard
· Florence Welch (artist)
2013VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Song of the Summer· Ellie Goulding
2013Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Artist
2012VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Female VideoRihanna: We Found Love (2011)· Rihanna
2012VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Pop VideoRihanna: We Found Love (2011)· Rihanna


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#Quote
1The thing is, any time anyone invades anyone on stage, the invader always looks really bad no matter what point they're proving - obviously that applies to myself too.
2I'm not good at interviews, I'm not good at dancing, I'm not good at looking like I'm having fun. I never will be, I don't think. Unless I go to a life coach.
3I'm not angry, I'm not an angry person, but I do sometimes like playing with the perception of anger, as in pretending that I'm more angry than I actually am, and sometimes it works quite well.
4I have legendary massive breakfasts at hotels. I don't hold back. I'll get there at 7 A.M. and I'll be the last out at 11 A.M., having gone up and down the buffet seven times.
5There's only so much you can do with a male voice in dance music.
6There are a lot of mindless moments in my tunes.
7Reaching the height of 6 ft. 5 in.; I never expected to be that tall. I just shot up.
8I'm not trying to be a celebrity, Justin Timberlake kinda guy.
9I try and sit on the fence because as soon as you voice any kind of opinion, people begin to think you're an idiot.
10I know how to treat my voice to make it sound as good as it possibly can - which is still not that good.
11To throw a shoe at a man in Dundee is the equivalent of a kiss on the cheek and an embrace in London. Dundee is a very different place; they have their own rules.

#Trademark
1Towering height


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