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Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris, May 2011
Personal information
Birth nameAdam Richard Wiles
GenresElectropop, electro house, nu-disco, synthpop
OccupationSinger-songwriter, record producer, DJ
InstrumentsKeyboards, synthesizer
Years active1999 present
LabelsFly Eye, Columbia
Associated actsDizzee Rascal

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Calvin Harris (born Adam Richard Wiles on 17 January 1984) is a Scottish singer-songwriter, record producer and DJ. His gold-selling debut album, I Created Disco, was released in 2007 and contained the top ten singles "Acceptable in the 80s" and "The Girls". He has written and produced records for other recording artists including Kylie Minogue's X and his number-one collaboration with English rapper Dizzee Rascal, "Dance wiv Me".

His second studio album Ready for the Weekend was released on 17 August 2009 and reached number one in the UK Album Charts on 23 August. It includes the chart-topper "I'm Not Alone", the UK top five hit "Ready for the Weekend", which was released on 10 August, and the track "Flashback", which was released as the third single from the album on 2 November 2009. The fourth single from the album, "You Used to Hold Me", was released on 8 February 2010 as a CD single and download. A remix album titled L.E.D. Festival was released in July 2010 as a free album in the August issue of Mixmag.

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