FORBES: The World’s Highest-Paid Musicians Of 2016

December 5, 2016 0

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It’s the end of the year and FORBES has comes together once again to see how much money the top artists made. After ending 2015 with a bang from her 85-date 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift chimes in at number one grossing over $170 million. This makes Swift the highest-paid musician and celebrity of any category worldwide. Besides her, the other four in the top five are Rihanna, Madonna, Adele and One Direction.

Check out the complete list below.

01. TAYLOR SWIFT — $170 MILLION
02. ONE DIRECTION — $110 MILLION
03. ADELE — $80.5 MILLION
04. MADONNA — $76.5 MILLION
05. RIHANNA — $75 MILLION
06. GARTH BROOKS — $70 MILLION
07. AC/DC — $67.5 MILLION
08. ROLLING STONES — $66.5 MILLION
09. CALVIN HARRIS — $63 MILLION
10. DIDDY — $62 MILLION
11. BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN — $60.5 MILLION
12. PAUL MCCARTNEY — $56.5 MILLION
13. JUSTIN BIEBER — $56 MILLION
13. KENNY CHESNEY — $56 MILLION (TIE)
15. U2 — $55 MILLION (TIE)
15. THE WEEKND — $55 MILLION (TIE)
17. BEYONCÉ — $54 MILLION
18. JAY Z — $53.5 MILLION
19. LUKE BRYAN — $53 MILLION
20. MUSE — $49 MILLION
21. FOO FIGHTERS — $48.5 MILLION
22. TOBY KEITH — $47.5 MILLION
23. BIG BANG — $44 MILLION
24. ELTON JOHN — $42 MILLION
25. KATY PERRY — $41 MILLION (TIE)
25. DR. DRE — $41 MILLION (TIE)
27. JIMMY BUFFETT — $40.5 MILLION
28. MUMFORD & SONS — $40 MILLION
29. JENNIFER LOPEZ — $39.5 MILLION
30. DRAKE — $38.5 MILLION

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