Who is the highest paid musician this year? The top earner probably is not the first person that comes to mind when posed the question.
According to Forbes it's... wait for it, wait for it...
Didn't "forget about" him, did you? The business savvy over at Forbes are not the go-to guys for the latest music news, but they do know about all things financial. Interestingly, not only did Dre pull in the most dough for the year but his take was the most for any musician in a single year--ever.
The article goes on to name the highest grossers in several musical genres and other notable artists on the list. Click on the link above to read how author Zack O'Malley Greenburg explains the criteria Forbes used to compile this lucrative list.