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Dr. Dre tops Forbes’ list of highest paid musicians of the decade

Despite only releasing one album in the 2010s, Dr. Dre has topped Forbes’ list of highest paid musicians of the decade, earning a reported $950 million. According to Forbes, Dre accumulated his wealth primarily due to his business ventures, most notably through the wildly popular Beats by Dre headphone series which was acquired by Apple. […]

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Illenium, Tyler, the Creator claim coveted spots on annual Forbes ’30 Under 30′ list

Forbes recently released their annual 30 Under 30 list, which in recent years has increasingly shown love to the day’s top electronic music producers. From Krewella and DJ Snake entering the class in 2016, and ZEDD in 2017, it’s no secret that electronic music has penetrated the global music market, and is ultimately here to […]

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The Chainsmokers steal Calvin Harris’ spot of ‘Highest Paid DJ’ in new Forbes list

Forbes’ “Highest Paid DJ” list has just come out, and Calvin Harris has officially been dethroned by The Chainsmokers after six years spent at the number one slot. The Chainsmokers’ have had their biggest year in earnings yet, with the duo taking home a cool $46 million. This comes as no surprise; after all, they’ve […]

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JAY-Z officially named rap’s first billionaire

According to a new report by Forbes, JAY-Z‘s fortune has now surpassed $1 billion, officially crowning the legendary mogul hip-hop’s first billionaire. How HOV became hip-hop’s most paid man is no secret through—the rapper’s famed 23-year come up has been well documented across 18 studio LPs, canonizing the story of a Brooklyn drug dealer that […]

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deadmau5 shares nine important career moments in ‘Who I Am’ interview with Forbes

An electronic music veteran, deadmau5 has spent decades engaged with music culture, from attending shows as a teen to scoring the new Netflix original film, Polar. Digging into more than just deadmau5, but Joel Zimmerman as a person, Forbes has released a new interview highlighting nine defining moments of Zimmerman’s life—ahead of the premiere of Polar on January […]

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It’s official: Calvin Harris is richer than Drake & Paul McCartney

It’s common knowledge by now that EDM can be a lucrative field for certain artists, with high earners like David Guetta, Steve Aoki, and The Chainsmokers successfully making a crossover into the mainstream and earning tens of millions in the process. Calvin Harris, who’s forged countless number one hits to date and captured the hearts […]

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Report: Calvin Harris earns an average job’s annual salary in as little as three hours

Forbes’ 2017 report outlined the world’s 100 top-grossing celebrities, who collectively raked in $5.15 billion. Although various artists appeared at the very top of the list—Diddy notably occupied the #1 slot with $130 million—electronic artists too enjoyed representation on the list of the highest-paid personalities, with Calvin Harris then emerging as the highest earning DJ, […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Why I Believe Stormy Daniels Spanked Trump With A Forbes Magazine

According to details released by Mother Jones magazine last weekend, Donald Trump asked porn star Stormy Daniels to spank him with a copy of Forbes Magazine. Adding to the story’s ridiculousness, she claims that she spanked him with an issue of Forbes that featured him and his family …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Electronic music mogul Zedd named as one of Forbes’ ’30 Under 30′

Zedd is making “money moves.”Forbes has released the 2017 installment of its iconic “30 Under 30” list, a titling that distinguishes 600 business and industry figures, selecting 30 impactful entities across a variety of industries. This year, EDM-pop sweetheart Zedd has made the list. The catalogue highlights a range of industry areas, including Art & Style, Energy, […]

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Calvin Harris releases star-studded ‘Feels’ featuring Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, and Big Sean

Star-studded collaborations are a forte of Calvin Harris‘, but the cast of talent for his new song “Feels” may be the most packed yet. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, and Big Sean all came together to contribute vocals on the track. The song has a summery vibe, with Williams’ taking the first verse before transitioning to Perry singing […]

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Women, Uninterrupted

As human beings, we all benefit from feeling that we have a voice, and knowing that we’re not alone in encountering both the pleasures and harsh realities of life. Shared experiences bring us closer together, help us identify problems, and can drive change. This holds especially true for groups who …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Calvin Harris ranks as highest-paid electronic music artist in Forbes list

In the past year, the world’s 100 highest-paid celebrities pulled in $5.15 billion.Forbes’ annual list of top celebrity earnings puts Diddy at the very top of the list with $130 million, followed by Beyoncé with $105 million and Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling with $95 million. In the electronic music world, the top-earning artist appears slots in at #40: Calvin […]

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Unstoppable! Diddy & Jay Z Tops Forbes Wealthiest of 2017

Can’t stop, won’t stop. New York is back at the top of Hip-Hop as music moguls Diddy and Jay Z named top earners of Forbes 2017’s Wealthies Hip-Hop Artists. With Diddy claiming the title of this year’s wealthiest and Jay following in close second. Sean Combs reportedly earns an astonishing $820 million dollars while Jay […]

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