Forbes named the highest paid musicians in the world

Forbes named the highest paid musicians in the world

MOSCOW, 7 Dec — RIA Novosti. American rapper Sean Combs known as Diddy, has headed a rating of the highest paid musicians in the world in 2017 according to Forbes magazine.

The publication notes that the singer in 2017, earned $ 130 million. This year has been the most profitable for him his entire career in connection with the sale of the shares of the company, Sean John, which has been producing fashionable clothing. As a result of this transaction, according to Forbes, the artist received about $ 70 million.

On the second line of a rating there is American singer Beyonce, whose income in 2017 amounted to 105 million dollars. The publication notes that a large part of this amount, the artist brought the seventh concert tour in support of the album Lemonade.

The three highest-paid musicians of the year rounded out the canadian rapper Drake. For 2017, the singer earned about 92 million dollars, including due to the concert tour in support of album Views.

In the top ten of the ranking was also a canadian singer of Ethiopian origin Abel Tesfaye, better known as The Weeknd ($92 million), the British band Coldplay ($88 million), the American rock band Guns N’ Roses ($84 million), canadian singer Justin Bieber ($83.5 million), musician Bruce Springsteen ($75 million), British singer Adele ($69 million) and Metallica ($66,5 million).

The rankings, the publication used data for the period from 1 June 2016 to 1 June 2017.