Top Earning Musicians 2019


Taylor Swift is sure to like being part of this narrative: The pop star beat out Kanye West to take the top spot on Forbes' just-released list of the top-earning musicians of 2019. (Appropriately, spouses JAY-Z and Beyonce tied for sixth with $81 million earned apiece.) Here's their top 10 (check the link for more):

1. Taylor Swift (2019 earnings: $185 million)

2. Kanye West ($150 million)

3. Ed Sheeran ($110 million)

4. The Eagles ($100 million)

5. Elton John ($84 million)

6. (tie) JAY-Z ($81 million)

6. (tie) Beyoncé ($81 million)

8. Drake ($75 million)

9. Diddy ($70 million)

10. Metallica ($68.5 million)

Source: Forbes