9 Richest American Musicians/ Singers
A person who plays a musical instrument or musically talented is called a musician. Those, who composes, conducts and performs music is referred to as a musician. Music does not have a boundary it can attract many people so music is an art. People with this art can win the heart of people and can become famous all over the world. So some of the people who have become world famous and have earned a lot are as follows.
1. Dr. Dre (American Musicians)
Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965). Better known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics, and was previously co-owner of Death Row Records. He has produced albums for and overseen the careers of many rappers.
2. HERB ALPERT (American Musicians)
Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969). Also known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy, Diddy, Love and Herb Alpert (born March 31, 1935) is an American jazz musician most associated with the group variously known as Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass, Herb Alpert’s Tijuana Brass, or TJB. Alpert is also a recording industry executive, the “A” of A&M Records, a recording label he and business partner Jerry Moss founded and eventually sold to PolyGram.
3. Sean Combs (American Musicians)
Sean Combs is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur. He was born in New York City and was raised in Mount Vernon, New York. He worked as a talent director at Uptown Records before founding his label Bad Boy Entertainment in 1993. His debut album No Way Out (1997) has been certified seven times platinum and was followed by successful albums such as Forever (1999), The Saga Continues. (2001), and Press Play (2006). In 2009, Combs formed the musical group Diddy-Dirty Money and released the critically well-reviewed and commercially successful album Last Train to Paris (2010). Combs has won three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards and is the producer of MTV’s Making the Band.
4. Madonna (American Musicians)
Madonna Louise Ciccone ( born August 16, 1958) is an American singer. Songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She was Born and raised in Michigan, Madonna moved to New York City in 1978. Referred to as the “Queen of Pop” since the 1980s. Madonna is known for pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music. As well as visual imagery in music videos and on stage. She has also frequently reinvented both her music and image while maintaining autonomy within the recording industry. Besides sparking controversy, her works have been praised by music critics. Madonna is often cited as an influence by other artists worldwide.
5. JAY-Z (American Musicians)
Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969) known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized JAY-Z). Is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is one of the world’s best-selling music artists, and one of the most acclaimed rappers of all-time. He was Born and raised in New York City, Jay-Z began his musical career in the mid-1990s. After which he released his debut studio album, Reasonable Doubt, in 1996. To widespread critical and commercial success. He released the album a year after founding the record label Roc-A-Fella Records, his subsequent albums have also seen great praise. With The Blueprint (2001) and The Black Album (2003). And a collaborative effort with wife Beyoncé in 2018.
6. Beyoncé (American Musicians)
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981). Is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and businesswoman. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child. She rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of the R&B girl-group Destiny’s Child. Managed by her father, Mathew Knowles, the group became one of the world’s best-selling girl groups in history. Their hiatus saw Beyoncé’s theatrical film debut in Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) and the release of her debut album, Dangerously in Love (2003). The album established her as a solo artist worldwide, earned five Grammy Awards, and featured the Billboard Hot 100 number one singles “Crazy in Love” and “Baby Boy”.
7. Mariah Carey (American Musicians)
Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1969, or 1970). Is an American singer and songwriter. Referred to as the “Songbird Supreme” by the Guinness World Records. She is noted for her five-octave vocal range, vocal power, melismatic style. After signing to Columbia Records, she released her debut album, Mariah Carey (1990), which spawned four number one singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart.
8. P. Miller (American Musicians)
Percy Robert Miller (born April 29, 1967). Known by his stage name Master P or his business name P. Miller are an American rapper, actor, businessman, record producer, philanthropist, and former basketball player. He is the founder of the record label No Limit Records. Which was relaunched as New No Limit Records through Universal Records and Koch Records, then again as Guitar Music Entertainment, and currently, No Limit Forever Records? He is the founder and CEO of P. Miller Enterprises and Better Black Television, which was a short-lived online television network.
9. Britney Spears (American Musicians)
Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer, dancer, and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana. She performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows as a child. Before signing with Jive Records in 1997, Spears’ first two studio albums. Baby One More Time (1999) and. I Did It Again (2000), were global successes and made her the best-selling teenage artist of all time. Referred to as the “Princess of Pop”, Spears was credited with influencing the revival of teen pop, during the late 1990s and the early 2000s.