Highest paid musicians of 2017

Highest paid musicians of 2017

2017 was a big year for music and according to Forbes, these were the 5 highest paid musicians of the year.


Music is one of the biggest industries in the world raking in millions of Dollars on an annual basis and this year is no different. Forbes Magazine has released its recent addition of highest paid musicians of the year and the incomes are just astonishing.

Coming in, in 5th place was Coldplay who made a sweet $88 million most of which come from their recent "A Head Full Of Dreams" Tour can their "Kaleidoscope EP" which was a companion piece to Coldplay's seventh studio album, A Head Full of Dreams which was released in 2015.

4th place went to The Weekend who raked in $92 million

Next up was Drake, who pocketed $95 million thanks to his Boy Meets World tour combined with his endorsement deals from Nike, Apple Music and Sprite.


Beyoncé snuck into the second spot this year having earned a nice, $105 million from the top-grossing Formation World tour

Surprisingly, P Diddy walked away with the number one spot this year, having earned a cool $130 million during that time, stemming from his hotly-anticipated Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour as well as his business endeavors, including his liquor brand Ciroc and selling a stake of his brand, Sean John. 

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