Forbes just revealed their list of the top-earning musicians of the last decade and the numbers are ridiculous. Artists like JAY-Z saw his music endeavours rake in $560 million throughout the decade but that only landed him at No. 7.

However, the top earner of the last decade was another hip-hop legend in Dr. Dre who made $950 million over the last 10 years. Forbes’ noted of Dre’s decade,

“The superproducer released one album this decade and barely toured, but had music’s top business achievement: Apple’s $3B buyout of Beats.”


Full List:

10. Lady Gaga $500 million
9. Katy Perry $530 million
8. Paul McCartney $535 million
7. JAY-Z $560 million
6. Elton John $565 million
5. Diddy $605 million
4. U2 $675 million
3. Beyoncé $685 million
2. Taylor Swift $825 million
1. Dr. Dre $950 million