Rihanna, Diddy & The Weeknd Make World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities List For 2016

(AllHipHop News) Pop superstar Taylor Swift ($170 million) was named #1 on Forbes magazine’s Highest-Paid Celebrities list of 2016. There were also several Hip Hop and R&B acts that earned enough money between June 2015 and June 2016 to crack the Top 100 as well.

Rihanna came in at #13 with $75 million. In addition, Sean “Diddy” Combs (#22, $62 million), The Weeknd (#30, $55 million), Beyoncé (#34, $54 million), Jay Z (#36, $53.5 million), Dr. Dre (#63, $41 million), and Drake (#69, $38.5 million) were named among the top earning entertainers.

Other celebrities to make the Top 50 included Kevin Hart (#6, $87.5 million), Adele (#9, $80.5 million), LeBron James (#11, $77 million), Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (#19, $64.5 million), Kevin Durant (#26, $56 million), Cam Newton (#37, $53 million), Kim Kardashian (#42, $51 million), and Kobe Bryant (#43, $50 million).

In May, the business publication revealed its list of Wealthiest Artists In Hip Hop which calculated the performers’ net worth. Diddy, Dr. Dre, Jay Z, Birdman, and Drake were announced as “The Forbes Five” for 2016.

Watch the video of the Celebrity 100 Top 10 below.

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