P. Diddy, Beyonce and Drake top list of Forbes highest paid musicians of 2017! (See full list)

Forbes has released it’s list for the highest earning musicians for the year 2017, and many surprises sprang up in the new list.

The list has Sean Combs aka Diddy as the top earning musician of the year with an eye popping $130Million, coming second place is Beyonce at $105million and Drake in third place with $94Million.

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The year had been a huge one for Diddy with several endorsements and business deals clinched in 2017.  His total got a boost from his Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour, his Ciroc vodka deal and the sale of one-third of his Sean John clothing line for an estimated $70 million.

See list of top 20 earners below:

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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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