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Forbes list of highest-earning musicians

Forbes list of highest-earning musicians

By israelipanda

Forbes is giving us a look at the biggest winners of this decade as 2019 comes to an end in a few days. The publication just released its decade-long list of the highest-earning musicians. With a staggering $950 million, hip-hop tycoon Dr. Dre leads the list.

Forbes points out that Dr. Dre has not released an album since 2015, and he has not performed live since the turn of the millennium, when he had his last No. He worked on one song in 2009, “Crack a Bottle,” by Eminem. Despite this, the hip-hop superproducer remained the most successful music entrepreneur of the decade. Notably, Dre paid Apple $3 billion in 2014 to acquire his 20% stake in Beats.

Beyoncé earned $685 million, making her the second-highest earner of the decade, followed by Taylor Swift, who earned $825 million. Numerous albums, numerous centimillion-dollar tours, and numerous multimillion-dollar sponsorship deals with brands like Adidas and Coca-Cola made money for both artists.

The full breakdown can be found at Forbes, which can be found below.

$950 million for Dr. Dre. $825 million for Taylor Swift — $685 million for Beyoncé $675 million for U2. $605 million for Diddy Seven: $565 million for Elton John $560 million for Jay-Z 8. $535 million for Paul McCartney 9. Ten: $530 million for Katy Perry. Over the past few years, Lady Gaga’s $500 million Emimien has been relatively quiet. We made the decision to take a look back at the impressive catalog of the Detroit rapper prior to his induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. However, we are losing sight of what’s most important.

You are either too young or not from this planet if you do not know Marshal Mathers and his influence on hip hip. Eminem has had one of the most impressive careers in hip hop history. He has sold millions of records, won numerous awards, and done all of this while offending the entire world.

Em is extremely passionate about hip hop and history, in addition to the infamous antics and potentially problematic lyrics. Em has added to that history with his own impressive lyricism and technical prowess, pushing the art form forward and providing some of the best musical moments of the last two decades. The man produced the albums The Eminem Show, The Marshall Mathers LP, and Slim Shady, all of which have gone on to become diamond records.

This list is for you if you have only heard albums like Music to Be By or Revival. This serves as a reminder of why Em is a G.O.A.T.

In 2004, Eminem had every reason to rest on his laurels, so it was only natural that he would end his full-length Encore with a title track that featured just him and Dr. Dre reiterating their awesomeness to everyone. Because when you’re Eminem, you can unwind and brag a little when you’ve addressed “a generation of angry teenagers” and appeared on “the cover of Rolling Stone pages.”

Welcomed with mocking upon its most memorable delivery, time has been kinder to “Shake That.” Eminem’s booty-jam on his greatest hits collection that featured more Nate Dogg than anyone else caused a lot of outrage, which is understandable. 

which demonstrates that Eminem did not actually require Rihanna to perform a radio smash in 2010 This track transcends the status of merely another “veteran rapper encouraging his fans to However, don’t mistake “Not Afraid” for a farewell song; this rapper will continue to perform “until he bows out or he shits his bowels out of him.”