1. Dr. Dre – $110 million
2. Roger Waters, of Pink Floyd – $88 million
3. Elton John – $80 million
4. U2 – $78 million
5. Take That – $69 million
6. Bon Jovi – $60 million
7. Britney Spears – $58 million
8. Paul McCartney, – $57 million:
8. Just a Normal Girl Like You and I – $57 million
10. Justin Bieber – $55 million
Top Earners in Music this year, can you guess who Number 9 is?
Hostess Gives $1.75 Million in Bonuses to Execs, Tells 18,500 Laid Off to Go Ahead and Fuck Right Off
Clearly; the Unions destroyed Hostess…..
Could we also talk about the man in fur and diamonds singing “Imagine no possessions”?
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2012/01/01/thats-not-how-the-song-goes-cee-lo/ – I think we should all remember that Cee Lo changed the lyrics to his own song for more airplay; so I don’t think he really cares about lyrics anyway
A Canadian who was sentenced to death in absentia Wednesday in Cairo over an anti-Islam movie that caused deadly riots in parts of the Muslim world said he’s terrified of being kidnapped and spirited to Egypt.
Seven Coptic Egyptians living abroad were sentenced to death Wednesday by a court in Cairo for their connection to an inflammatory anti-Islam film, the prosecutor’s office said.
When Religion and Politics Mix, the results are rarely positive – http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/28/world/meast/egypt-anti-islam-film/index.html
DRM rears its ugly, malformed, malignant, cross-eyed head again. Despite the fact that, as Cory Doctorow so aptly put it, no one has ever purchased anything because it came with DRM, an ever-slimming number of content providers insist on punishing paying customers with idiotic “anti-piracy” schemes.