Dr. Dre Crushes Forbes Highest-Paid Musicians List, Almost Making More Than The Entire Top twenty Earners Combined

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Forbes magazine released their annual list of the world’s Highest-Paid musicians of 2014 (from June 2013 to June 2014). And as you may have guessed Dr.Dre not only topped the list but he made almost more than the entire list of top twenty earners COMBINED , with a record-breaking $620 million. Largely for the sale of Beats , the company he confounded , to Apple for $3 billion.

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If you’re thinking Beyoncé came close think again. Although Beyoncé was the hardest working musician this year , with her multi-platinum self titled, surprise , Grammy nominated album of the year , plus her record-breaking Mrs. Carter Tour’ , still at $115 million , half a billion dollars separate her from the money Dr.Dre made.

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Check out the top 10 below:

The top 10 Highest-Paid Musicians are:
1. Dr. Dre: $620 million
2. Beyoncé: $115 million
3. The Eagles: $100 million
4. Bon Jovi: $82 million
5. Bruce Springsteen: $81 million
6. Justin Bieber: $80 million
7. One Direction: $75 million
8. Paul McCartney: $71 million
9. Calvin Harris: $66 million
10. Toby Keith: $65 million

SEE ALSO: Blackbergtv’s List Of America’s Wealthiest Black People


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Darnell Moore has extensively studied music and urban culture both academically and professionally for over 20 years. His writings and posts have appeared in many major urban publications. Moore is the founder and creator of Memoirs of an Urban Gentleman. Contact him , http://darnellmmusic@gmail.com/ or https://twitter.com/@darnellmmusic/

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