Another year, another crop of musicians making bank. Forbes has released its list of highest-paid musicians, led this year not by a popstar or rock band, but a doctor. Despite sounding angry in every song, rapper and beatmaker Dr. Dre earned a cool $110 million between May 2011 and May 2012. Most of that had nothing to do…Continue
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The entertainer-producer-actor pulled in $110 million before taxes in 2011, the bulk of his Benjamins coming from his line of premium headphones — Beats By Dr. Dre.
The Grammy-winning “Let it Ride” rapper raked in $100 million when telephone-handset maker HTC spent $300 million for a 51 percent…Continue
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A year after retiring as the Queen of Daytime, Oprah Winfrey has continued her reign at the top of the annual Forbes list of highest-earning celebrities.
The 58-year-old Winfrey topped the list - which measures stars' revenues between May 2011 and May 2012 -- for the fourth straight year, despite a $125 million drop in…
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The Carters’ annual income is estimated at $78 million, split between Beyonce’s $40 million and Hov’s $38 million. Bey gets her money by collecting paychecks from old hits, as well as endorsement deals and non-musical…Continue
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The Nielsen SoundScan’s statistics show that towards the end of 2011, Rihanna had sold more than 47 million tracks.
Though the Black Eyed Peas have the biggest-selling digital track to date with “I Gotta…Continue
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Jay-Z and Beyonce are making history now that they've been added to the Guinness Book Of World Records.
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Beyonce has once again proven that she’s one of the biggest names in all of entertainment. For the second year in a row, the “Single Ladies” singer tops “Forbes’” list of the highest paid celebrities under 30. With more than 90 concerts across the globe and endorsement deals with companies like Nintendo, L’Oreal and her Dereon fashion line, Beyonce pulled in an estimated 87-million dollars between June 1, 2009 and June 1, 2010. Following Beyonce on… Continue
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