U2, Coldplay, Foo Fighters among Forbes list of Highest Paid Musicians

Forbes magazine has issued their annual list of the World's Highest Paid Musicians of 2018, with U2 leading the list of top earners at $118 million for the year, on the heals of their "The Joshua Tree' tour, along with 'Innocence & Experience' tour. Along with U2, several other Radio 104.5 artists made the list including Coldplay, Depeche Mode (#15 $53 million) and Foo Fighters #22 $47 million)

Here's how the Top 10 look: 

  1. U2 ($118 million)
  2. Coldplay ($115.5 million)
  3. Ed Sheeran ($110 million)
  4. Bruno Mars ($100 million)
  5. Katy Perry ($83 million)
  6. Taylor Swift ($80 million)
  7. Jay-Z ($76.5 million)
  8. Guns N' Roses ($71 million)
  9. Roger Waters ($68 million)
  10. Diddy ($64 million)

According to Forbes, these figures estimates based on data from Nielsen SoundScan, NPD BookScan, insider interviews.

Get the full list HERE

Coldplay - Stephen Eckert - WRFF

Photo: Stephen Eckert / WRFF

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