2016’s Highest Paid Musicians: Taylor Swift, Adele & More (PHOTOS)

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2016’s Highest Paid Musicians: Taylor Swift, Adele & More (PHOTOS)

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2016’s Highest Paid Musicians: Taylor Swift, Adele & More (PHOTOS)

Forbes just released their “World’s Highest Paid Musicians” list with 4 of the top 5 spots going to the industry’s top divas.

Taylor Swift grabbed the No. 1 spot, earning a whopping $170M between June 2015 and June 2016.  The superstar can thank tour revenue and endorsements with the likes of Keds and Apple for the bump in her bank account.

Boy band One Direction landed at the No. 2 spot, pulling in $110M.  Singer Adele came in at No. 3 with $80.5M, with fellow singers Madonna and Rihanna rounding out the top 5, earning $76.5M and $75M, respectively.  

Other names like Diddy and Calvin Harris also cracked the top 10.  See where your favorite artist lands and just how much they’re raking in the slideshow above.

 

2016’s Highest Paid Musicians: Taylor Swift, Adele & More (PHOTOS)
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10. Diddy $62 Million

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10. Diddy $62 Million

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9. Calvin Harris $63 Million

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9. Calvin Harris $63 Million

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8. The Rolling Stones $66.5 Million

8. The Rolling Stones $66.5 Million

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7. AC/DC $67.5 Million

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7. AC/DC $67.5 Million

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6. Garth Brooks $70 Million

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6. Garth Brooks $70 Million

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5. Rihanna $75 Million

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5. Rihanna $75 Million

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4. Madonna $76.5 Milion

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4. Madonna $76.5 Milion

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3. Adele $80.5 Million

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3. Adele $80.5 Million

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2. One Direction $110 Million

2. One Direction $110 Million

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1. Taylor Swift $170 million

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1. Taylor Swift $170 million

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Forbes just released their “World’s Highest Paid Musicians” list with 4 of the top 5 spots going to the industry’s top divas.

Taylor Swift grabbed the No. 1 spot, earning a whopping $170M between June 2015 and June 2016.  The superstar can thank tour revenue and endorsements with the likes of Keds and Apple for the bump in her bank account.

Boy band One Direction landed at the No. 2 spot, pulling in $110M.  Singer Adele came in at No. 3 with $80.5M, with fellow singers Madonna and Rihanna rounding out the top 5, earning $76.5M and $75M, respectively.  

Other names like Diddy and Calvin Harris also cracked the top 10.  See where your favorite artist lands and just how much they’re raking in the slideshow above.