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Calvin Harris Wins Favorite EDM Artist at the AMAs
Calvin Harris Wins Favorite EDM Artist at the AMAs

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Forbes Reveals List of 2014’s Highest Paid Musicians

Forbes has released its annual list of highest paid musicians for the year. This year Forbes reports that there was roughly half a billion dollars difference between the first place and second place musician. So who is this musician earning over $600 million per year? That musician is Dr. Dre.

Dr. Dre earned $620 million during the 2014 year. This large salary however can't fully be attributed to his music career. Dr. Dre sold Beats Headphones to Apple for a total of billion.

Aside from Dr. Dre's astronomical income, EDM made a presence this year and coming in at the #9 spot was Calvin Harris with a total income of $66 million for the 2014 year.

Take a look at the full list of highest paid musicians below:
1. Dr Dre: $620 Million
2. Beyonce: $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
11. Taylor Swift: $64 million
12. Jay Z: $60 million (tie)
12. Diddy: $60 million (tie)
12. Bruno Mars: $60 million (tie)
15. Justin Timberlake: $57 million
16. Pink: $52 million
17. Michael Bublé: $51 million
18. Rihanna: $48 million
19. Rolling Stones: $47 million
20. Roger Waters: $46 million
21. Elton John: $45 million
22. Kenny Chesney: $44 million
23. Katy Perry: $40 million
24. Jason Aldean: $37 million (tie)
24. Jennifer Lopez: $37 million (tie)
26. Miley Cyrus: $36 million (tie)
26. Celine Dion: $36 million (tie)
28. Muse: $34 million (tie)
28. Luke Bryan: $34 million (tie)
30. Lady Gaga: $33 million (tie)
30. Drake: $33 million (tie)


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