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30
Nov

Dr. Dre Tops the Forbes Highest Paid Musician in the World 2012

 

 

Check out the Forbes list top 25 of 2012 highest paid musicians entertainers.  Dr. Dre tops the list although he hasn’t did an album since 2001. He has been making bank with his Dre beats headphones and business ventures.

 

From May 2011 to May 2012, Dre took in $110 million. That’s major bank, with most of the money coming in from his hugely popular Beats by Dre headphones. Dre took in $100 million when HTC bought a 51 percent stake in his headphones last year. Dre also took in cash from his catalog and concert performances.

See if your favorite entertainers made the list below:

 

1. Dr. Dre ($110 million)

2. Roger Waters ($88 million)

3. Elton John ($80 million)

4. U2 ($78 million)

5. Take That ($69 million)

6. Bon Jovi ($60 million)

7. Britney Spears ($58 million)

8. Paul McCartney ($57 million)

8. Taylor Swift ($57 million)

10. Justin Bieber ($55 million)

10. Toby Keith ($55 million)

12. Rihanna ($53 million)

13. Lady Gaga ($52 million)

14. Foo Fighters ($47 million)

15. Diddy ($45 million)

15. Katy Perry ($45 million)

17. Kenny Chesney ($44 million)

18. Beyonce ($40 million)

19. Red Hot Chili Peppers ($39 million)

20. Jay-Z ($38 million)

21. Coldplay ($37 million)

22. Adele ($35 million)

22. Kanye West ($35 million)

24. Michael Buble ($34 million)

25. Sade ($33 million)

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