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Former Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain has overtaken Elvis Presley as the highest earning dead celebrity, according to US business website Forbes.com.Cobain’s work earned $50m (£27m) in the 12 months to October 2006, compared with Presley’s $42m (£22m).
Presley headed the list for the last four years. Cobain’s top placing follows his widow Courtney Love’s sale of 25% of her stake in his work.
Peanuts cartoon creator Charles Schulz was third, followed by John Lennon.
The cartoonist earned $35m (£19m), while the former Beatle’s work took $24m (£13m).