“I’m a Business, Man”: Artists Turned Music Moguls

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By Jon Tanners and Dee Lockett

So you've conquered music. You've released hit singles, sold millions of records, toured the globe twice over, and racked up plenty of accolades along the way.

Now what?

There are plenty of bad ways to spend your spoils and end up a prime candidate for a sad VH1 Behind the Music montage (or whatever the 2014 equivalent of a depressing, fall-from-the-top Behind the Music montage would be). Or you could follow the example of some of music's biggest moguls, artists who parlayed their prowess and financial success in their first field into an array of other lucrative investments. Check out some of music's finest (and richest) moguls.

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