Its lead single, “I’m Not Alone”, became his first number one on the UK Singles Chart.6.
His debut album, I Created Disco, was released in 2007 and was the precursor to his top-10 singles “Acceptable in the 80s” and “The Girls”.4.In 2009, Harris released his second studio album, Ready for the Weekend, which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and earned a gold certification from the British Phonographic Industry within two months of release.5.He was first attracted to electronic music in his teens and was recording bedroom demos by 1999.25.When Harris was 18 he released two songs “Da Bongos” and “Brighter Days”.26.Additionally, Harris topped Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-paid DJs for three consecutive years from 2013 to 2015.19.
Harris also runs his own record label Fly Eye Records.20.
Adam Richard Wiles was born on 17 January 1984 in Dumfries, Scotland.21.
His English parents, David Wiles, a biochemist, and Pamela, a homemaker, married in Oxford before moving to the Dumfries suburb Georgetown.22.
Harris has received ten Brit Award nominations—three for Best British Male, and four Grammy nominations, winning a Grammy for Best Music Video in 2013.18.
He received the British Academy’s Ivor Novello Award for Songwriter of the Year in 2013 and at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards was named Top Dance/Electronic Artist.
Titled “crowd surfing”, the advert showed Harris on the DJ deck playing his single “Let’s Go” to the crowd of partygoers alongside star footballers Lionel Messi, Didier Drogba, Fernando Torres, Frank Lampard, Sergio Agüero and Jack Wilshere.35.