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.
All hail Madonna. The Material Girl was named the highest-paid musician of 2013 by Forbes Magazine, raking in $125 million and blowing the rest of her contenders straight out of the water.
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,
According to Sharon Osbourne‘s candid new autobiography, Unbreakable, the wife to Prince of Darkness, Ozzy Osbourne, manipulated Ozzy to get his crap together during his 18-month relapse
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.
A New Hampshire man, Henry Gribbohm says he lost his entire life, $2,600, on a carnival game. All he has to show for it? A big Rastafarian banana.
Dog lovers know that their four-legged friends will eat just about anything. One dog’s expensive snack has earned he and his owner a whopper of a story.
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 perform for 20 million different people, it would take roughly 1,000 shows at New York arena Madison Square Garden.
To quote the legendary James Brown, “give the drummer some!” Or in the case of this list ranking the richest beat-keepers in the world, give the drummers a whole lot, as in a fortune.
Joining the soul legend’s band in the spring of 1966, Jaimoe would soon learn a big lesson from Otis Redding. It was one that he’d carry through his life, but it wasn’t musical advice.