Dr. Dre Tops Forbes ‘Highest Paid Musicians Of 2014′ List
Hip-hop mogul Dr. Dre has topped the Forbes Highest Paid Musicians of 2014 list, bringing in $620 million in earnings this year. This is the most money that a musician has ever made in a year.
Dre’s deal with Apple that included him selling his Beats Electronics imprint for $3 billion is largely responsible for his big payday.
Coming in strong at the number two spot was Beyoncé, who pulled in a cool $115 million this year. Yoncé made the most she has ever made thanks to her surprise self-titled album, The Mrs. Carter Tour and her Pepsi and H&M endorsement deals.
Other artists on the list include Justin Bieber, who earned $80 million this year, Katy Perry with $40 million and Miley Cyrus who racked up $33 million.