Dr. Dre Tops Forbes List of Highest Paid Musicians of 2014 [VIDEO]
The ten top earners in music combined to earn $1.4 billion pretax last year—nearly half of it courtesy of Dr. Dre. - Forbes
When Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre sold Beats By Dre to Apple earlier this year it not only made Dre the richest man in Hip-Hop, but it also made him the richest musician of 2014. Dr. Dre tops the list at number one for Forbes 'The World’s Highest-Paid Musicians Of 2014,’ bringing in an astounding $620 Million! Yo Dre, can I hold a dollar?
Check out the other top earning musicians of 2014, some of the names will shock you. Quality music definitely still sells, and several of the big names on the list have been in the music business since before I was born.
2. Beyonce $115 Million
3. The Eagles $100 Million
4. Bon Jovi $82 Million
5. Bruce Springstein $ 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