The results are here – Forbes revealed their 10, top-earning musicians of the decade!

 

So how is this list determined? According to Forbes’ website, “Forbes measures the industry’s top-earning musicians annually for the Celebrity 100 by looking at touring data from Pollstar, music consumption numbers from Nielsen and interviews with managers, agents and many of the stars themselves.  The list doesn’t include behind-the-scenes earners such as agents, managers and promoters, nor does it deduct living expenses or taxes.”

 

10. LADY GAGA

($500 MILLION)

 

 

9. KATY PERRY

($530 MILLION)

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8. PAUL MCCARTNEY

($530 MILLION)

 

7. JAY-Z

($560 MILLION)

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6. ELTON JOHN

($565 MILLION)

 

5. DIDDY

($605 MILLION)

 

 

4. U2

($675 MILLION)

 

 

3. BEYONCE

($685 MILLION)

 

 

2. TAYLOR SWIFT

($825 MILLION)

1. DR. DRE 

($950 MILLION)

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