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Dr. Dre is Forbes’ Highest-Earning Musician of The Decade

Dr. Dre is Forbes’ Highest-Earning Musician of The Decade

Dr. Dre's Apple Music Series 'Vital Signs' Dropped Over Sex Scenes And Violence
Source: YouTube
Dr. Dre's Apple Music Series 'Vital Signs' Dropped Over Sex Scenes And Violence
Source: YouTube

Taylor Swift, Beyonce, and JAY-Z, also appear on the list.

Dr. Dre is officially the highest-earning musician of the 2010s.

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Though he was a virtual shoo-in after his 20% stake in Beats was acquired by Apple for $3 billion in 2014, the producer-turned-mogul stands out on the list — which also includes top-grossing artists like Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, Beyonce, and JAY-Z — as the only musician not to have toured or landed a No. 1 anything at any point in the decade. Compton, the producer’s lone album release of the decade, arrived in 2015 with contributions from Kendrick Lamar, Anderson. Paak, and Jill Scott, debuting and peaking at No 2 on Billboard’s album chart. Those tech bubble bags go a long, long way, it seems.

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For the rest of the rankings, head over to Forbes and comb through the full list.

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