Diddy, Beyoncé, and Drake Are the Highest-Paid Musicians of 2017

And the Weekend wasn't far behind on the latest 'Forbes' list.

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Sean P. Diddy Combs speaks onstage at the 34th Annual Walter Kaitz Foundation Fundraising Dinner at Marriot Marquis Times Square on September 27, 2017 in New York City.

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No matter what you call him, you'd better call him rich.

Only a few months after Forbes anointed him the highest-paid hip-hop artist of 2017, the prestigious outlet has declared that the multi-monikered Sean Combs/Diddy/Puff Daddy/Puffy/P. Diddy/Brother Love is the highest-paid musician of the year, in any genre. 

The Bad Boy founder brought in a career-high $130 million this year (technically, from June 1, 2016 to June 1, 2017). There were three big reasons for that: the Bad Boy reunion tour, the mogul's longstanding relationship with the liquor brand Ciroc, and a $70 million haul from selling a third of his Sean John clothing line.

Second on the list—but first in the Beyhive's hearts—is Beyoncé, who rode her surfboardt to $105 million, mostly thanks to her Formation World Tour. Drake came in third, with $94 million. His discovery-turned-competition the Weeknd was at number four, thanks primarily to an eight-figure advance from Live Nation. 

You can see the entire Forbes top 10 below, and make sure to visit here to see the entire package.

1. Diddy ($130 M)
2. Beyoncé ($105 M)
3. Drake ($94 M)
4. The Weeknd ($92 M)
5. Coldplay ($88 M)
6. Guns N’ Roses ($84 M)
7. Justin Bieber ($83.5 M)
8. Bruce Springsteen ($75 M)
9. Adele ($69 M)
10. Metallica ($66.5 M)

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