Top 10 highest earning musicians 2014

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  1. MutteringJohn

    MutteringJohn Well-Known Member

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    1. Dr. Dre: $620 million Came from Beats deal, sale to Apple
    2. Beyoncé: $115 million
    3. The Eagles: $100 million
    4. Bon Jovi: $82 million
    5. Bruce Springsteen: $81 million
    6. Justin Bieber: $80 million
    7. One Direction: $75 million
    8. Paul McCartney: $71 million
    9. Calvin Harris: $66 million
    10. Toby Keith: $65 million

    Indeed, each of those three legacy acts earned twice as much as younger listmates such as Katy Perry ($40 million), Miley Cyrus ($36 million) or Lady Gaga ($33 million). Justin Bieber ($80 million) and One Direction ($75 million) are the only acts under age 30 to make the top ten; Taylor Swift finished at No. 11 ($64 million).
     
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    Sad to think that Wiggy makes that kind of money for a part time radio show that sucks.
    Plus an added bonus of 15 mil for being America's Judge for a couple of months.
     
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    HorsetoothBeth Well-Known Member

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    God damn, I'd spread wide for Paul McCartney for that dough...... It keeps rollin' in.
     
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    Rupert Pupkin That Ass is Attached to Daniela Lopez Gold

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    Bieber made $80M doing what? Throwing eggs at neighbors houses ?
     
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    excuse me while I go jump out a window
     
  6. wife is a whore

    wife is a whore Stripped of POTY for butthurting staff VIP

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    Gaga is said to have lost money on her last tour, because she kept making the show more and more extravagant.

    Hot. PM pix of a narrow spread, as I'm not very wealthy?
     
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    boognishstern Well-Known Member

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    :haha:i'd wager a guess you were the minion if you wern't as funny as you are.
     
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    Hugh Blowmont Just be funny

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    Springsteen $81 million?


    Wow, the "man of the people" schtick really pays well...
     
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    Who the fuck is Calvin Harris?
     
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    Yea, they made lots of money. But how many chimneys do they have?
     
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    I don't know one "song" by Dr. Dre or Beyonce.
     
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    Who would have ever thought Hotel California would still be printing all that money decades later.
     
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    That Bieber is annoying.
     
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    broccoli rob thanks for the memories DW3

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    annoying fucking EDM singer. women love that shit, my gf is obsessed with it.

    blame it on the nighttt, don't blame it on me, dont blame it on me... wtf does that even mean???
     
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    broccoli rob thanks for the memories DW3

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    I went to a Dr. Dre concert (Up In Smoke with Eminem and Snoop Dogg) in the 90s and I had a fucking blast. I loved his music. I was also about 13 at the time :c

    this CD was good though:
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    never heard these songs?? they don't make rap like that anymore...



     
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    PI Nate Disenfranchised since 1984... Gold

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    I'm pretty comfortable, can I request a few extra degrees? :up:
     
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    damn u must live 24/7 under that rock.
     
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    his last tour.
     
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    Wow.

    Don't blame it on me, but that song is shi - i - i - it...
     
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