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The World’s Highest-Paid Musicians Of 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]


If you're wondering where the money is in music, it's in the hands of these successful artists and musical creatives. The infographics below help illustrate the breakdown of the worlds highest paid musicians of 2014, highest paid DJs, and the most successful tours of the first half of the year. Dr. Dre beat everyone in a landslide with a paycheck of $620 million including Apple's acquisition of Beats. Calvin Harris topped the highest paid DJ charts pulling in $66 million and One Direction took the slot in top grossing tours, totaling $131.5 million for the first half of 2014. 

Infographic: The World's Highest-Paid Musicians In 2014 | Statista

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Infographic: The Highest-Paid DJs Worldwide  | Statista

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Statistic: The most successful music tours worldwide in 1st half 2014, based on gross revenue (in million U.S. dollars) | Statista


Source: A Journal of Music Things Blog

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