Forbe’s Highest Earning Musicians For 2017

Forbes has revealed their annual list of the highest-paid musicians of the year, and this year, Diddy, Beyonce, Drake, and TheWeeknd are among the top earners.

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Diddy (Sean Combs) was named the highest earner of the year, raking in $130 Million due to his endorsement deal with Ciroc vodka, even without releasing an Album this year.  the sale of one-third of Sean John for $70 Million, and the BadBoy Family Reunion tour.

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Beyonce is two on the list with $105 Million earnings .Drake came in third with $94 Million and was closely followed by the Weeknd at the fourth position with $92 million

Diddy – $130 million.

  



2. Beyonce – $105 million.

3. Drake – $94 million.

4. The Weeknd – $92 million.

5. Coldplay – $88 million.

6. Guns N’ Roses – $84 million.

7. Justin Bieber – $83.5 million.

8. Bruce Springsteen – $75 million.

9. Adele – $69 million.

10. Metallica – $66.5 million.

11. Garth Brooks – $60 million.

11. Elton John – $60 million.

13. Paul McCartney – $54 million.

13. Red Hot Chilli Peppers – $54 million.

15. Jimmy Buffet – $50.5 million.

16. Calvin Harris – $48.5 million.

17. Taylor Swift – $44 million.

18. Kenny Chesney – $42.5 million.

19. Luke Bryan – $42 million.

19. Celine Dion – $42 million.

19. JAY-Z – $42 million.

22. Tiesto – $39 million.

22. Bruno Mars – $39 million.

24. The Chainsmokers: $38 million.

24. Jennifer Lopez – $38 million