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Breaking Down Music’s Top 40 Money Makers: The Richest, The Youngest, The Prog Rock-iest

It’s easy to forget that most of those songs that make you dance and cry and laugh and love are written by filthy rich, savvy business people.

03/12/2014

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Mel B, Snoop Dogg and Childish Gambino Join the Bitcoin Revolution

Generated (or “mined”) through a complex mathematical equation, some people are pointing towards bitcoins being the future of money and financial transactions around the world.

12/09/2013

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Madonna Named 2013’s Highest-Paid Musician

All hail Madonna. The Material Girl rakes in the big bucks to earn the honor of highest-paid musician of 2013.

11/20/2013

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Talking Books & Business Advice With Courtney Love

While Courtney Love’s former contemporaries in Nirvana score a nomination for entry into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame, Love, 49, will end 2013 nomination-less, but nonetheless moving forward.

10/22/2013

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Here Are 4 of Hip-Hop’s (Unexpectedly) Richest Stars in 2013

Amidst hip-hop’s current crop of cash cows are indie rap legends, former chart-toppers turned entrepreneurs and one rap culture hero who’s found new life in the world of EDM.

09/25/2013

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Michael Jackson Was Millions In Debt When He Died

At the time of his unexpected death in June of 2009, Michael Jackson’s personal debt had ballooned to an estimated figure somewhere between $400 and $500 million.

08/14/2013

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Toby Keith Is Country Music’s Wealthiest Singer

Between his restaurant chain, liquor brand and smart investments, Toby Keith is a “one-man cash machine” and among music’s most successful businesspeople.

06/27/2013

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Lady Gaga, Beyonce Near Top On Forbes’ 2013 Celebrity 100 List

The diverse list of musicians is packed with pop stars, classic rockers and R&B starlets, but it’s Lady Gaga who looms the largest on the power list, despite cutting her most recent tour short.

06/26/2013

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Crunching The Numbers On A Led Zeppelin Reunion Tour

Twenty million people tried to buy tickets to Led Zeppelin‘s lone reunion show in 2007 at London’s O2 Arena. Take a moment and let the crushing hugeness of that number sink in. For Zeppelin to […]

02/20/2013

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