Cobain Tops Dead Earners List

0
0
Subscribe to Nirvana alerts

Tragic Nirvana star Kurt Cobain has toppled Elvis Presley as the king of dead celebrities After years of topping Forbes com's annual list of the top earning dead celebrities, the king of rock 'n' roll has ceded his crown to the SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT singer The list, published yesterday (24OCT06), claims the grunge icon, who shot himself in 1994, 'earned' a whopping $50 million (GBP27 8 million) between October 2005 and October 2006 Presley fell to number two on the new list, with $42 million (GBP23 3 million) The top spot on the new Forbes list marks the first time Cobain has appeared on the death chart since its inception in 2000 Presley has been number one since day one Others appearing on the new list include PEANUTS animator CHARLES SCHULTZ, John Lennon, Marilyn Monroe, Bob Marley and RAY CHARLES


Contactmusic

Tags: Nirvana - Kurt Cobain - Elvis Presley - John Lennon - Marilyn Monroe - Bob Marley

0
0
Subscribe to Nirvana alerts
Advertisement

More Nirvana

'Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck' Documentary Coming To HBO Next Year

HBO have announced they will be airing the first ever 'authorised' documentary on late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. Entitled ‘Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck’, the...

Nirvana: In The Words Of The People Who Were There - Carrie Borzillo Book Review

Nirvana are a band I should probably like more than I do, and know more about than the fleeting trips to 'Nevermind' and 'In Utero',...

Who Is Jordyn Blum? Wife Of Foo Fighter's Frontman Dave Grohl

As the animalistic drummer in Nirvana and the guitar-thrashing frontman in Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl is one of the most well-known and prolific rockstars on...

Courtney Love: $27 Million Of Nirvana's Money Spent. Gone. Forever.

Courtney Love’s $27 million in expenses might seem like a rather shocking amount, but she isn’t too worried – or at all, really. In a...

Advertisement

The Sound Of Seattle: Budweiser Made In America See How Music Has Changed In The Noisy City

Nirvana remains to be one of the best things to come out of SeattleSeattle has one of the most legendary music scenes in America so...

Beyoncé "Honoured & Humbled" By Hall Of Fame Exhibition

Beyoncé's fabulous collection of stage outfits in addition to some of her red carpet looks will be the focus of a new exhibition hosted at...

Drunk On Power: When Security Fights Back

Crowd surfing and moshing are two activities that are part and parcel of punk shows worldwide, but it seems one security guard at the Montreal...

Kurt Cobain's Angsty Note About Courtney Love Reportedly Written By Love Herself

You’d think that twenty years on, the surprises and shocking twists around Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love’s relationships would be all but over. Not so,...

Advertisement

Comments

Nirvana Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Nirvana

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All