Beyoncé named highest-paid black artist in history

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Beyoncé has been named the highest-paid black artist of all time – beating the likes of Michael Jackson and Prince.
Beyoncé has enjoyed unprecedented success with her Mrs Carter Show tour
The 32-year-old singer has managed to improve on previous earning records held by Michael Jackson, Prince and Janet Jackson – and it follows the overwhelming success of her Mrs Carter Show world tour.
According to Billboard magazine, Beyoncé grossed $212 million (€153m) for the year-long tour, which sold over 1.8 million tickets for its 126 dates.
The star’s most recent dates in Europe – which saw her play 25 concerts across the months of February and March – earned her $41.1 million (€30m).
Meanwhile, Beyoncé recently announced plans for a new co-headline tour with her husband, rapper Jay Z, which heads across the USA this summer.

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