Calvin Harris bags new Las Vegas deal with Hakkasan Group


Calvin Harris

He's one of the world's most powerful celebrities, worth an estimated $66m (£40m) and now Calvin Harris looks set to get even richer.

The DJ's signed a three-year deal with Abu Dhabi-owned hospitality company Hakkasan Group.

The 31-year-old will hold residencies at three of the group's Las Vegas venues and is their music consultant.

"I am excited to be able to play a part in this next chapter of its story," the DJ said speaking about the deal.

"Its venues are some of the best in the world for dance music and the opportunity to be part of the wider group as it develops into other markets and sectors is a really exciting prospect for me as an artist.

"We have some great ideas up our sleeves."

Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris will split his time between Hakkasan Nightclub, Wet Republic at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino and the soon-to-open Omnia Nightclub at Caesars Palace.

As Hakkasan's music consultant he'll be in charge of the brand's 'sound' and coming up with new experiences and events over the next three years.

Neil Moffitt is the CEO of Hakkasan, which owns restaurants and nightclubs across North America, Asia, India and the Middle East.

Calvin Harris

He said: "We are excited to continue our partnership with Calvin Harris as he extends his exclusive residencies with Hakkasan Group.

"He is a truly sensational artist and we look forward to what he will bring to our most acclaimed venues over the next three years".

Calvin Harris released his fourth album Motion in November.

He was named best electronic artist at the MTV EMAs.

Follow @BBCNewsbeat on Twitter, BBCNewsbeat on Instagram and Radio1Newsbeat on YouTube