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Lil Wayne In Top 5 Of Billboard’s 2012 Money Makers List

Lil Wayne Placed 5 Spot On Billboard 2012 Top Money Makers List

Lil Wayne has landed in the top 5 of Billboard’s 2012 Top Money Makers list! In 2011, Taylor Swift earned the most money with £37.5 million, while U2 came second earning $32.1 million, third place was Kenny Chesney with $29.8 million, fourth was Lady Gaga with $25.3 million and fifth spot belonged to Weezy earning $23.1 million.

Billboard have said that the music artists’ ranking were only based on the U.S. income sources from album sales, publishing royalties and tours, not sponsorships and merchandise sales. You can view the full top 40 list here, and the crazy thing is that Jay-Z didn’t even make the list 😮

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Lil Wayne Gets 5 Nominations At 2012 Grammy Awards

Lil Wayne Gets 5 Nominations At 2012 Grammy Awards

Lil Wayne received 5 nominations at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, which were announced yesterday in Los Angeles. Weezy got nominated for “Best Rap Performance (Look At Me Now)“, “Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (I’m On One)“, “Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (Motivation)“, “Best Rap Song (Look At Me Now)” and “Best Rap Album (Tha Carter IV)“. Young Money’s Nicki Minaj and Drake also earned four nominations each. You can view the full list of nominees here and the show will air live on Sunday, February 12, 2012 from Los Angeles’ Staples Center at 8PM EST on CBS.

Congrats Tunechi, Nicki and Drizzy

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Lil Wayne & Nicki Minaj Win At The 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards

Lil Wayne & Nicki Minaj Win At The 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards

The 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards aired on TV last night and it would of been nearly impossible for Lil Wayne not to win at least one award! Weezy ended up winning a total of five awards at the show as well as his Young Money artist Nicki Minaj winning two awards. Both Tunechi and Nicki didn’t attend the awards show for some unknown reason, but YMCMB’s Tyga did rep the team in his cypher that you can watch here. Hit the jump to view the awards Tune and the Barbie won:

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