Diddy Tops Forbes’ List of Highest-Paid Musicians of 2017
The artist known as Diddy, Puff Daddy, Brother Love (for a hot sec) may no longer be releasing albums, but that doesn't mean Sean Combs isn't still bringing in a lot of money.
According to Forbes, Diddy is the highest-paid musician of 2017. The publication reports, the rapper/mogul brought in $130 million between June 1, 2016 and June 1, 2017. Diddy's money mainly comes from his Sean John fashion brand, Ciroc liquor and his Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour.
Behind Diddy on the list is Beyoncé, Drake and The Weeknd. Thanks to her Formation World Tour, Bey brought in $105 million this year. Drizzy and The Weeknd brought in $94 million and $92 million, respectively, while Coldplay rounds out the top five with $88 million.
Last year, Taylor Swift topped the list with $170 million. This year, Swift does not appear in the top 10.