Named the richest musicians
Billboard magazine has published a ranking of the highest paid musical performers 2018. The list includes 50 groups and solo artists.
In the first place was the team of Irish U2, from the beginning, managed to earn 54,4 million dollars. Most of the profits amounted to the income from the concert tour, The Joshua Tree. The group also became the leader of this rating in 2017.
In second place is an American performer of country music Garth Brooks. According to estimates edition, it earned $ 52.2 million. Closes the three band Metallica with an income of 43.2 million dollars.
The rating also included such artists as Bruno Mars, ed Sheeran, Lady Gaga, Billy Joel, Guns N’ Roses, Roger waters, Coldplay, The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar, Red Hot Chili Peppers, JAY-Z and Paul McCartney.
U2 was the No. 1 highest-paid artist of 2017 earning $54.4 M
2018 Full Money Makers list: https://t.co/WrTT33XdKd pic.twitter.com/U9xGOWPhGB
— billboard (@billboard) 22 Jul 2018
Earlier in July, Forbes magazine published a list of hundreds of financially successful celebrities. Hollywood actor George Clooney became the highest-paid actor in the world, earning over the last year 239 million dollars.