Diddy ranked 2017 highest paid musician despite not releasing any song

Despite not releasing an album in 2017, Diddy has been ranked the highest paid musician for the year 2017.

Diddy earned a whooping amount of $130 million in the past 12 months.Forbes reports that there are three reasons behind the rapper and mogul’s climb: The 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 boosting his earnings.

Second on the list is Beyonce, with a total amount of $105 million and rapper/singer Drake with $94 million taking the third spot.

See the top 25 highest earning musicians below:

1. Diddy – $130 million.

2. Beyonce – $105 million.

3. Drake – $94 million.

4. The Weeknd – $92 million.

5. Coldplay – $88 million.

6. Guns N’ Roses – $84 million.

7. Justin Bieber – $83.5 million.

8. Bruce Springsteen – $75 million.

9. Adele – $69 million.

10. Metallica – $66.5 million.

11. Garth Brooks – $60 million.

11. Elton John – $60 million.

13. Paul McCartney – $54 million.

13. Red Hot Chilli Peppers – $54 million.

15. Jimmy Buffet – $50.5 million.

16. Calvin Harris – $48.5 million.

17. Taylor Swift – $44 million.

18. Kenny Chesney – $42.5 million.

19. Luke Bryan – $42 million.

19. Celine Dion – $42 million.

19. JAY-Z – $42 million.

22. Tiesto – $39 million.

22. Bruno Mars – $39 million.

24. The Chainsmokers: $38 million.

24. Jennifer Lopez – $38 million.

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