Adam Richard Wiles was born on 17 January, 1984. He is known professionally as Calvin Harris. Calvin is a Scottish record producer, DJ, singer, and songwriter. His debut studio album I Created Disco was released in June 2007, which spawned the UK top 10 singles “Acceptable in the 80s” and “The Girls”. In 2009, Harris released his second studio album Ready for the Weekend, which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and was later certified gold by the British Phonographic Industry within two months of its release. Its lead single “I’m Not Alone” became his first song to top the UK Singles Chart.
Richards rose to international prominence with the release of his third studio album 18 Months in October 2012. Topping the UK charts, the album became his first to chart on the US Billboard 200 chart (where it reached number 19). All eight of the album’s singles, which were “Bounce”, “Feel So Close”, “Let’s Go”, “We’ll Be Coming Back”, “Sweet Nothing”, “Drinking from the Bottle”, “I Need Your Love” and “Thinking About You” reached the top 10 in the UK.
Harris has collaborated with numerous other recording artists. His collaboration with Rihanna “We Found Love” became an international success, giving Harris his first number one single on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. The two later collaborated on the singles “Where Have You Been” (2012) and “This Is What You Came For” (2016).