10th place: Maroon 5.
The American pop-rock band in the past year managed to earn 19.2 million dollars.
9th place: Adele.
The well-known British singer, composer and poet, entered the top ten best-paid stars and earned 20.5 million dollars last year.
8th place: U2.
Legendary rock band from Dublin (Ireland) this year celebrates 40 years. Nevertheless, it is still very popular. Their income last year was 21.8 million dollars.
7th place: Luke Bryan.
Composer and country singer from the United States, thanks to the 23.1 million dollars occupies the seventh position.
6th place: Grateful Dead & Company.
This legendary group is popular for nearly half a century – since 1967. Last year was highly profitable for its members – 23.8 million dollars.
5th place: One Direction.
Anglo-Irish boy band earned more than half a million compared with the previous participant. The guys have earned the last year 24.2 million dollars.
4th place: Billy Joel.
American singer-songwriter and pianist songs is one of the six best-selling artists in the United States in the country’s history. 31.7 million dollars in revenue over the past year – this is a proof of popularity.
3rd place: The Rolling Stones.
Among the three leaders there are some more “veterans” of show business. The Rolling Stones had revenues of 39.6 million dollars.
2nd place: Kenny Chesney.
An artist and a winner of 14 gold and platinum albums occupies the second line of the rating with the income of 39.8 million dollars.
1st place: Taylor Swift.
The undisputed leader is the American country-pop singer, songwriter and actress. She earned a lot more than her counterparts – 73.5 million dollars.