With No New Album P. Diddy Is The ‘Highest Earning Musician’ For 2017, Full List
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)