Dr Dre highest paid musician of 2012

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Forbes’ 25 Highest-Paid Musicians of 2012 list shows Dre as having made $110million this year.

Despite not releasing a new single this year, or an album since 1999 (yes really 1999!), Dr Dre has been named the highest paid musician of 2012.

Forbes’ 25 Highest-Paid Musicians of 2012 list shows Dre as having made $110million this year, mainly through his Beats by Dre line – WOW!

Also appearing in the Top 10 are Take That, Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, with Rihanna appearing at 12 and Lady Gaga making an appearance at No. 13.

Check out the list below:

1. Dr. Dre ($110 million)
2. Roger Waters ($88 million)
3. Elton John ($80 million)
4. U2 ($78 million)
5. Take That ($69 million)
6. Bon Jovi ($60 million)
7. Britney Spears ($58 million)
8. Paul McCartney ($57 million)
8. Taylor Swift ($57 million)
10. Justin Bieber ($55 million)
10. Toby Keith ($55 million)
12. Rihanna ($53 million)
13. Lady Gaga ($52 million)
14. Foo Fighters ($47 million)
15. Diddy ($45 million)
15. Katy Perry ($45 million)
17. Kenny Chesney ($44 million)
18. Beyonce ($40 million)
19. Red Hot Chili Peppers ($39 million)
20. Jay-Z ($38 million)
21. Coldplay ($37 million)
22. Adele ($35 million)
22. Kanye West ($35 million)
24. Michael Buble ($34 million)
25. Sade ($33 million)

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