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Rihanna, Jay-Z, Beyonce Among Highest Paid Musicians In The World

 
 

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Music is still making money, just not as much as it use to. But Forbes has released their list of highest paid musicians between June 2012 and June 2013.

The list that is dominated by pop artists also saw a few hip-hop artists raking in big bucks.

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Madonna top the list with an estimated earning of $125 million, Lady Gaga took second place with $80 million, Bon Jovi third with $79 million, Toby Keith forth with $65 million and Coldplay rounded out the top five with $64 million.

Rihanna made an estimated $43 million to share 16th place with Muse, while her mentor Jay-Z made $42 million to share 18th place with One Direction, Beyonce made $53 million to take 9th place.

See the list of 25 Highest Paid Musician 2013 below:

1. Madonna – $125 million
2. Lady Gaga – $80 million
3. Bon Jovi – $79 million
4. Toby Keith – $65 million
5. Coldplay – $64 million
6. Justin Bieber – $58 million
7. Taylor Swift – $55 million
8. Elton John – $54 million
9. Beyonce – $53 million
9. Kenny Chesney – $53 million
11. Diddy – $50 million
12. Paul McCartney – $47 million
13. Calvin Harris – $46 million
14. Jennifer Lopez – $45 million
15. Roger Waters – $44 million
16. Muse – $43 million
16. Rihanna – $43 million
18. Jay Z – $42 million
18. One Direction – $42 million
20. Dr. Dre – $40 million
20. Red Hot Chili Peppers – $40 million
22. The Rolling Stones – $39 million
22. Katy Perry – $39 million
24. Tim McGraw – $33 million
25. Pink – $32 million