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Forbes recently released their list for the ‘World’s Highest-Paid Musicians’ and some of our favorite hip-hop and r&b artists made the list.  From Beyonce to Dr. Dre, check out who made the list below:

Hip-Hop and R&B’s Highest Paid Musicians 2013
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Here is Forbes’ full list for the ‘Word’s Highest-Paid Musicians’ :

1. Madonna – $125 million

2. Lady Gaga – $80 million

3. Bon Jovi – $79 million

4. Toby Keith – $65 million

5. Coldplay – $64 million

6. Justin Bieber – $58 million

7. Taylor Swift – $55 million

8. Elton John  – $54 million

9. Beyonce – $53 million

9. Kenny Chesney – $53 million

11. Diddy – $50 million

12. Paul McCartney – $47 million

13. Calvin Harris – $46 million

14. Jennifer Lopez – $45 million

15. Roger Waters – $44 million

16. Muse – $43 million

16. Rihanna – $43 million

18. Jay Z – $42 million

18. One Direction – $42 million

20. Dr. Dre – $40 million

20. Red Hot Chili Peppers – $40 million

22. The Rolling Stones – $39 million

22. Katy Perry – $39 million

24. Tim McGraw – $33 million

25. Pink – $32 million

Forbes calculated their list by looking at musicians’ pre-taxed income form June 1st, 2012 to June 1st, 2013.  They took into account concert tickets sales, royalties for recorded music and publishing, merchandise sales, endorsement deals and other business ventures.

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