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LIst: Top 25 Earning Musicians of 2012


Nov 29th | categories: Music News

Lists lists and more lists, can you tell it's the end of the year yet? Forbes Magazine released their list of the top 25 earning musicians of 2012 earlier today and really there arent many surprises. A few End acts but otherwise a list full of pop, rap, and ugh.... country. Check out the full thing below, Dre reppin the top spot thanks to his massive investment in Beats headphones.

01. Dr Dre – $110 Million
02. Roger Waters – $88 Million
03. Elton John – $80 Million
04. U2 – $78 Million
05. Take That – $69 Million
06. Bon Jovi – $60 Million
07. Britney Spears – $58 Million
08. Paul McCartney – $57 Million (tie)
08. Taylor Swift – $57 Million (tie)
10. Justin Bieber – $55 Million (tie)
10. Toby Keith – $55 Million (tie)
12. Rihanna – $53 Million
13. Lady GaGa – $52 Million
14. Foo Fighters – $47 Million
15. Diddy – $45 Million (tie)
15. Katy Perry – $45 Million (tie)
17. Kenny Chesney – $44 Million
18. Beyoncé – $40 Million
19. Red Hot Chili Peppers – $39 Million
20. Jay-Z – $38 Million
21. Coldplay – $37 Million
22. Adele – $35 Million (tie)
22. Kanye West – $35 Million (tie)
24. Michael Bublé – $34 Million
25. Sade – $33 Million
author:
bryce

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LIst: Top 25 Earning Musicians of 2012
| November 29, 2012 at 12:30PM
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Josh
| November 29, 2012 at 12:58PM
and yet artists "never got paid"

To josh
| November 29, 2012 at 1:27PM
Only the big guys get paid....

Tim
| November 29, 2012 at 1:59PM
Shows how much music has declined

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