Forbes 2017 World’s Highest-Paid Musicians -Puff Daddy TOP

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The American businessman, rapper,Sean John Combs, also known by his stage names Puff Daddy emerged Forbes 2017 highest earning musician for the year.

Diddy tops our list of the highest-paid musicians on the planet with a career-best $130 million haul, but he’s not the only superstar to pull in triple-digit millions—read on to see the full list. Due to a three-way tie for the last spot, our ranking of 25 names begins with a two-way tie at No. 24.

According to Forbes, Diddy has used a combination of charisma, smarts and showmanship to elevate himself from modest means to the top of an empire that encompasses music, spirits, clothing, television and more.

Beyoncé ranked second with 105 million dollars, making her the only other act top to pull in nine figures

List of top 20 earners below:

1. Sean “Diddy” Combs ($130 million)

2. Beyonce ($105 million)
3. Drake ($94 million)
4. Jay Z ($42 million)
5. Dr. Dre ($34.5 million)
6. Chance the Rapper ($33 million)
7. Kendrick Lamar ($30 million)
8. Wiz Khalifa ($28 million)
9. Pitbull ($27 million)
10. DJ Khaled ($24 million)
11. Future ($23 million)
12. Kanye West ($22 million)
13. Birdman ($20 million)
14. J. Cole ($19 million)
15. Swizz Beatz ($14 million)
16. Snoop Dogg ($16.5 million)
17. Nicki Minaj ($16 million)
18. Lil Wayne ($15.5 million)
19. Rick Ross ($11.5 million, tie)
19. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ($11.5 million, tie)
20. Lil Yachty ($11 million)

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