Beyoncé earns more than Jay Z

By Drum Digital
27 November 2013

Singer Beyoncé earns more than her husband Jay Z this is according to Forbes' "World's Highest-Paid Musicians 2013" list.

Set at No.10 with earnings of $53 million.

After a year off following the birth of baby Blue Ivy, Beyoncé is back on the road with her Mrs Carter World Tour.

In addition to grossing over $2 million in every city she plays, she also collects cash from old hits and non-musical ventures including new deals with Pepsi and H&M, as well as her House of Dereon clothing line.

Jay Z ranks at #19 with earnings of $42 million.

Other stars on the list include Diddy at #12 with $50 million and his ex, Jennifer Lopez at #15 with $45 million earnings.

Recently named icon Rihanna is at #17 earning $42million and Dr. Dre comes in at #21, with $41 million, according to Forbes.

The majority of the list comprised of pop stars Madonna was the highest paid artist on the list with an income of $125 million last year, while Lady Gaga was at #2.

DRUM Reporter

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