Forbes Names The Highest Paid Musicians

Forbes reveals its annual list of the highest-paid musicians, with Drake, Beyonce and cold play being among the highest earners. Sean ‘Diddy’ combs was named the highest earner, raking in $130m thanks to his deal with Ciroc vodka, the sale of one-third of Sean John for $70m, and a Bad Boy Family Reunion tour, followed by Beyonce, who should be happy in the knowledge that she took home $105m in earnings thanks to her Formation World Tour.

Drake, The Weeknd and British band Coldplay made up the rest of the top five, earning between $94 – $84m each. The youngest on the list was Justin Bieber, who earned the biggest annual figure of his career thanks to 105 live shows that took place during the Forbes scoring period and rewards of a lucrative Calvinklein endorsement deal.

See the top 10 in full below:

1) Diddy ($130m)

2) Beyonce ($105m)

3) Drake ($94m)

4) The Weeknd ($92m)

5) Coldplay ($88m)

6) Guns N’ Roses ($84m)

7) Justin Bieber ($83.5m)

8) bruce springsteem ($75m)

9) Adele ($69m)

10) Metallica ($66.5m)

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