American singer Taylor Swift became the highest paid musician according to Forbes, earning $ 185 million in 2019. In second place was Kanye West with $ 150 million, in third – Briton Ed Sheeran with $ 110 million.
The five highest-paid musicians also included the American rock band The Eagles ($ 100 million) and British musician Elton John ($ 84 million).
In total, the ten highest paid musicians in the world earned a little more than $ 1 billion, last year this figure was 886 million.
Beginners also appeared on the Forbes list: for example, in 2019, K-Pop group BTS (57 million), American singer Ariana Grande (48 million) and hip-hop trio Migos (36 million) first hit it.