Diddy is Forbes Highest Earning Musician for 2017, without an Album

Without releasing an album in 2017, Sean Combs aka Diddy aka Puff Daddy now known as Brother Love is Forbes‘ highest earning musician for the year.

Diddy dragged in a whopping sum of $130 million pretax this year. With the Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour, his Ciroc vodka deal, and the sale of one-third of his Sean John clothing line for an estimated $70 million boosting his earnings.

As we all know, second on the list is Queen B, Beyonce, who with her “Formation World Tour” pulled in a total of $105 million pretax.

Sitting at the third spot is rapper and singer Drake with $94 million, a lot of it from his tour, the “Boy Meets World Tour.

Here are the top 25 Forbes highest earning musicians:

  1. Diddy – $130 million.
  2.  Beyonce – $105 million.
  3.  Drake – $94 million.
  4.  The Weeknd – $92 million.
  5.  Coldplay – $88 million.
  6. Guns N’ Roses – $84 million.
  7. Justin Bieber – $83.5 million.
  8.  Bruce Springsteen – $75 million.
  9.  Adele – $69 million.
  10.  Metallica – $66.5 million.
  11.  Garth Brooks – $60 million.
  12.  Elton John – $60 million.
  13.  Paul McCartney – $54 million.
  14.  Red Hot Chilli Peppers – $54 million.
  15. Jimmy Buffet – $50.5 million.
  16. Calvin Harris – $48.5 million.
  17.  Taylor Swift – $44 million.
  18. Kenny Chesney – $42.5 million.
  19.  Luke Bryan – $42 million.
  20.  Celine Dion – $42 million.
  21. JAY-Z – $42 million.
  22.  Tiesto – $39 million.
  23.  Bruno Mars – $39 million.
  24. The Chainsmokers: $38 million.
  25.  Jennifer Lopez – $38 million.

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