Producer is the world's highest paid musician of 2014

Dr. Dre has crowned his already historic year by becoming the world's highest paid musician of 2014. According to Forbes Magazine, the legendary Hip Hop producer made a total of $620 million in the last twelve months.

Of course this huge cash revenue is thanks to Beats By Dre being acquired by Apple for $3 billion. Dr. Dre made enough money to trump Beyonce. Queen B was pushed to the second spot after she made $115 million in 2014. Her husband Jay Z was number twelve on the list with $60 million. He is tied with Hip Hop mogul Sean Diddy Combs who raked in the same figure in 2014.

Take a look at the full list below;

1. Dr. Dre ($620 million)2. Beyoncé ($115 million)3. The Eagles ($100 million)4. Bon Jovi ($82 million)5. Bruce Springsteen ($81 million)6. Justin Bieber ($80 million)7. One Direction ($75 million)8. Paul McCartney ($71 million)9. Calvin Harris ($66 million)10. Toby Keith ($65 million)11. Taylor Swift ($64 million)12. Jay Z ($60 million)(tie)12. Diddy ($60 million)(tie)12. Bruno Mars ($60 million)(tie)15. Justin Timberlake ($57 million)16. Pink ($52 million)17. Michael Bublé ($51 million)18. Rihanna ($48 million)19. Rolling Stones ($47 million)20. Roger Waters ($46 million)21. Elton John ($45 million)22. Kenny Chesney ($44 million)23. Katy Perry ($40 million)24. Jason Aldean ($37 million)(tie)24. Jennifer Lopez ($37 million)(tie)26. Miley Cyrus ($36 million)(tie)26. Celine Dion ($36 million)(tie)28. Muse ($34 million)(tie)28. Luke Bryan ($34 million)(tie)30. Lady Gaga ($33 million)(tie)30. Drake ($33 million)(tie)

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