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Forbes Reveals the 30 Highest-Paid Musicians of 2016!

The list of the highest-paid musicians in 2016 has been released by Forbes and it’s no surprise that Taylor Swift has landed in the number one slot!

The 26-year-old singer raked in a massive $170 million in the past year, $60 million more than the act that landed in the second-place position.

Other stars who are included in the list of the 30 top-grossing acts include Beyonce, The Weeknd, Katy Perry, Calvin Harris, Jay Z, and more.

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30. Drake
$38.5 million

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29. Jenifer Lopez.

$39.5 million .

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28. Mumford and Sons.

$40 million.

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27. Jimmy Buffet.

$40.5 million.

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26. Katty Perry(tie).

$41 million.

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25. Dr Dre(tie).

$41 million

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24. Elton John.

$42 million

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23. K-Pop group bigbang.

$44 million.

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22. Toby Keith.

$47.5 million.

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21. Too Fighters.

$48.5 million.

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20. Muse.

$49 million.

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19. Luke Bryan.

$53 million.

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18. Jay Z.

$53.5 million.

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17. Beyonce.

$54 million.

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16. The Weekend(tie).

$55 million.

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15. U2(tie).

$55 million.

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14. Kenny Chesney(tie).

$56 million.

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13. Justin Bieber(tie).

$56 million.

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12. Paul McCartney.

$56.5 million.

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11. Bruce Springsteen.

$60.5 million.

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10. Diddy.

$62 million.

 

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9. Calvin Harris.

$63 million.

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8. Rolling Stones.

$66.5 million.

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7. AC/DC.

$67.5 million.

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6. Garth Brooks.

$70 million.

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5. Rihanna.

$75 million.

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4. Madonna.

$76.5 million.

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3. Adele.

$80.5 million.

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2. One Direction.

$110 million.

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1. Taylor Swift.

$170 million.

 

 

 

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