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Diddy Sean Combs Emerges World’s Highest Paid Musician in 2017 [See Full Lists]

Diddy Sean Combs

Revolt Music CEO, Ciroc liquor spokesman, and Sean John fashion line founder Puff Daddy AKA Diddy raked 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.

Second on the list is Queen Bey, Beyoncé who with her “Formation World Tour” pulled in a total of $105 million pre-tax.

Rounding up the top 3 is rapper and singer Drake with $94 million, a lot of it from his tour, the “Boy Meets World Tour.” The Weeknd earned $92 million, predominantly from his hefty Live Nation advance. Here’s the full top 10 list below:

1. Diddy ($130 million)

2. Beyoncé ($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 ($66.5million)


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