Jay-Z & Beyonce Are In The Top 10 For Earnings For A Musician In The Past Year

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The list’s highest-earning female was Beyoncé at No. 3. Forbes said the star banked $87 million through major endorsement deals with Nintendo and L’Oreal, as well as her House of Dereon fashion line and world tour. Beyoncé’s husband Jay-Z came in at No. 6, earning $63 million from a variety of sources, including his stake in NBA team the New Jersey Nets, his 40/40 nightclub chain, “The Blueprint 3” album sales, and his investment in the Broadway musical, “Fela!”(From June 09-June 2010)

Having a bad chick is a good look, but imagine if she makes more money than you on top of it! Jay-Z and Beyonce are the only Hip Hop/R&B artist in the top 10 besides, “The Black Eyed Peas(10th $48).”