Despite the COVID-19 pandemic reducing all chances for artists to tour in 2020, several famous rappers made more money from streaming and other means last year.
Posty finished at No.2 with $ 23.2 million, most of which came from streaming ($ 8.1 million) and touring ($ 12.4 million) before having to shut it down due to the pandemic . He earned $ 2 million in publishing and $ 712,500 in sales.
Drizzy is at No.6 with $ 14.2 million, with most of his income coming from streaming ($ 11.7 million) and publishing ($ 1.9 million). Additionally, the leader of OVO sound made $ 635,000 in sales.
Despite its legal problems, YoungBoy Never Broke Again was successful in raising funds through streaming. The beleaguered rapper finished ninth with $ 11.9 million. YoungBoy made $ 10 million from streaming, as well as $ 1.7 million from publishing. In addition, he made $ 126,000 in sales and $ 129,000 in touring before the pandemic.
Lil Baby rounds out the top 10 with $ 11.7 million. Carried by his Billboard 200 # 1 debut album, My turn, the Atlanta native grossed $ 9.1 million in streams and $ 2.2 million in publishing. Lil Baby toured before the pandemic helped him generate $ 253,000 as well as $ 152,000 in sales.
Other rappers on the list include Eminem at n ° 14 ($ 9.7 million), Lil uzi vert at n ° 15 ($ 9.5 million), DaBaby at n ° 17 ($ 9.1 million), Future at n ° 22 ($ 8.2 million), Roddy Ricch at n ° 24 ($ 7.4 million), Wave Rod at n ° 25 (7.37 million), Kanye west at n ° 30 ($ 6.3 million) and Travis Scott at # 35 ($ 5.82 million).
All and all, rappers made more money in 2020 despite the impact of the pandemic on the music industry.
This year, artists should be able to stack cheddar cheese now that music festivals reopen from coast to coast.
Any guesses on dollar amounts before looking?