Dr. Dre Tops Forbes' 2014 List of Highest-Paid Musicians

Dr. Dre has topped Forbes list of highest paid musicians of 2014 with an estimated $620 million USD

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Dr. Dre has topped Forbes list of highest paid musicians of 2014 with an estimated $620 million USD garnered from the sale of Beats Music empire. This comes as no surprise as Apple bought Dre’s electronics mainstay off him for a solid $3 billion USD, placing an emphasis on the lucrative power of technology sales this day in age. Other artists who populated the list included Beyoncé, Jay Z and Diddy. Check out below for the top 30 musicians who made the list this year.

1. Dr Dre ($620m)
2. Beyoncé ($115m)
3. The Eagles ($100m)
4. Bon Jovi ($82m)
5. Bruce Springsteen ($81m)
6. Justin Bieber ($80m)
7. One Direction ($75m)
8. Paul McCartney ($71m)
9. Calvin Harris ($66m)
10. Toby Keith ($65m)
11. Taylor Swift ($64m)
12. Jay Z ($60m) (tie)
12. Diddy ($60m) (tie)
12. Bruno Mars ($60m) (tie)
15. Justin Timberlake ($57m)
16. Pink ($52m)
17. Michael Bublé ($51m)
18. Rihanna ($48m)
19. Rolling Stones ($47m)
20. Roger Waters ($46m)
21. Elton John ($45m)
22. Kenny Chesney ($44m)
23. Katy Perry ($40m)
24. Jason Aldean ($37m) (tie)
24. Jennifer Lopez ($37m) (tie)
26. Miley Cyrus ($36m) (tie)
26. Celine Dion ($36m) (tie)
28. Muse ($34m) (tie)
28. Luke Bryan ($34m) (tie)
30. Lady Gaga ($33m) (tie)
30. Drake ($33m)( tie)

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