Album releases, artist feuds, copyright lawsuits, royalty payments... find all this and more in the "Music News" category of Celebrity Net Worth.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Sell Music Catalog For $140 Million
In 1989, the Red Hot Chili Peppers famously sang "Give It Away Now." It's a catchy tune and one that came to mind when news broke that the Chili Peppers were joining the trend of selling their song catalog.
Nas Will Make $100+ Million On Wednesday's Coinbase IPO
Coinbase goes public on Wednesday with one of the most-anticipated IPOs of all time. And with the listing, rapper/tech investor Nas is in line to make over $100 million.
Square (Jack Dorsey's OTHER Company) Is Buying Tidal From Jay-Z For $300 Million
Jack Dorsey is probably best-known for being the CEO of Twitter, but the majority of his fortune comes from his OTHER company, Square…. a company that just bought Tidal for $300 million.
How The Guy Who Wrote "Livin' La Vida Loca" Ended Up Owning Sisqó's "Thong Song" Royalties
"Thong Song" was a global smash hit for Sisqó in 2000. Two decades later, it's still streamed millions upon millions of times every year. Unfortunately the royalties generated by those streams do not go to Sisqó….
Actually, Bob Dylan May Have Sold His Music Catalog For $400 Million – $100 Million More Than We Previously Thought
On December 7, 2020, a day that will live in infamy, we reported that Bob Dylan had sold the rights to his music catalog for $300 million. Actually it might have been $400 million OR MORE!
Bob Dylan Sells Song Catalog To Universal Music For $300 MILLION
Twenty years ago, music catalogs were being written off as worthless. Bob Dylan just sold his song rights for $300 million. The times they are a-changin.
Dr. Dre's Ex Wants $2 Million PER MONTH In Temporary Spousal Support – Updated With Expense Breakdown!
How much would you need to get by if you were divorcing someone really rich?Dr. Dre's soon-to-be ex-wife apparently needs (Dr. Evil voice) two meeeeeeellllllion dollars PER MONTH!
The 30 Richest Rappers In The World 2020
Who are the richest rappers in the world? How many rappers are billionaires or close to being a billionaire? Let's find out with this breakdown of the rappers with the highest net worth 2020!
Seven Musicians That Went Above And Beyond For Their Fans
These seven musicians have gone above and beyond for their fans – and made some pretty spectacular memories along the way.
15 Years Ago, Jay-Z Made A Shrewd Business Move That Has Earned Him Millions
Learn how Jay-Z made two negotiations more than a decade ago that have paid off for him in huge ways.
Cardi B Made An Incredible Amount Of Money Last Year
Cardi B may have been a stripper from the Bronx just a few years ago, but today, she's one of the highest-earning rap stars of the year, with $28 million, a figure she disputes, but she also doesn't indicate if that amount is too high or not high enough.
The Current Members Of The Offspring And Their Former Bassist Are Battling Over Their Music
The Offspring are in a legal battle with their former bassist, who claims he was forced out of the band and hasn't been properly compensated. How will this one shake out?
How Much Was Tupac Worth At The Time Of His Death? – The Tangled Financial Mess Of A Rap Star
Tupac Shakur was one of the most successful rappers in the industry at the time of his death. So why were his finances in such bad shape?
Justin Bieber's Manager Scooter Braun Just Bought Taylor Swift's Former Record Company For $300 Million
Scooter Braun just acquired Big Machine Records for a mouth-watering $300 million. Taylor Swift is PISSED.
R. Kelly's Net Worth Is Way Lower Than You'd Assume
Are you watching the Lifetime documentary about R. Kelly? Even if you're not, here's a quick breakdown of his net worth and financial situation.