Forbes has released the list of top earning musicians of 2019. The music industry is very rewarding if you utilize it. At least the Carter’s speaking of Jay-Z and Beyonce, The Yeezus brand owner Kanye West and Air drake CEO drake already proved to the world how lucrative the industry is.
Here are the top 20 Forbes verified richest musicians of 2019, from bottom Up
21. Fleetwood Mac – $49 million
The British – American rock band is estimated to worth $49 million currently.
The rockers played 59 shows during our scoring period, grossing roughly $2 million per stop
19. Eminem ($50 million) : Tie
Its not surprising to find the rap god on this list. Eminem is the most successful white rapper in Hip Hop. He is estimated to be worth $50 million dollars currently and ties with Jimmy Buffet.
19. Jimmy Buffet ($50 million) : Tie
With a networth of $50 million, the American singer and Songwriter ties with Eminem on the list.
18. Bruno Mars ($51 million)
The 34 years old American singer, songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, and dancer is estimated to worth $51 million.
17. Billy Joel ($52 million)
The 70 years old American singer and songwriter made it to the list with an estimated networth of $52 million.
16. BTS ($57 Million) : Tie
The South Korean band ties with Pink with a networth of ($57 million)
15. Pink ($57 Million) : Tie
The 40 years old American singer made her way onto the list and ties with BTS
13. Katty Perry ($57.5 million) : Tie
The 35 years old singer ties with Justin Timberlake
13. Justin Timberlake ($57.5 million)
occasionally known by his initials, JT, is an American singer, songwriter, actor, dancer, and record producer. he made it to the list and ties with katty Perry.
12. Travis Scott ($58 million)
The American rapper and singer is 12th on the list as His circus-themed Astroworld: Wish You Were Here Tour, complete with a Ferris wheel and functioning roller coaster, grossed more than $65 million
11. Rihanna ($62 million)
Rihanna is known to spend lavishly on her beauty, fashion, and accessories, her favorite way to spend her fortune is on others. she’s 11th on the list beating females like katty Perry and pink
10. Metallica ($68.5 million)
The legendary heavy metal group has grossed more than $250 million on its WorldWired Tour, launched in 2016.
9. Diddy ($70 million)
The black powerful rapper always makes it to the list. He’s 9th on this list.
8. Drake ($75 million)
With the coming of his airline, Air Drake his networth has increased over time. He co-runs October’s Very Own – an umbrella company for his clothing line, record label, and radio station – is an ambassador for the NBA’sToronto Raptors, and has quite the real estate portfolio. He’s the youngest on the list.
6. JAY-Z – $81 million (tie)
According to Forbes magazine, Jay–Z is the first hip-hop artist to become a billionaire And he ties with his wife and business partner Beyonce. Jay Z is a Musician, Lyricist, Rapper, Record Producer, Investor, Businessman. He owns Roc-A-Fella Records, Rocawear, Roc Nation Sports.
6. Beyoncé ($81 million) :tie
With a billionaire husband, she’s been known to spend her fortune going on vacation and snapping up real estate, as well as on multiple charities and causes. She made it to the list and ties with her husband.
5. Elton John ($84 million)
Elton John is an English singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer. John has sold more than 300 million records, making him one of the world’s best-selling music artists. He made it to the list with a networth of $84 million.
4. The Eagles ($100 million)
The Eagles are an American rock band. the Eagles raked in $100 million to end up distinctly the highest earning band in the world according to Forbes.
3. Ed Sheeran – $110 million
Ed Sheeran is a UK singer, songwriter and producer. The Divide Tour, which Sheeran wraps this summer after more than two years on the road, has grossed over $600 million worldwide
2. Kanye West ($150 million)
The Yeezy brand owner Kanye West isvthe second on this list thanks to his yeezy sneakers. He lost the first spot to Taylor Swift.
1. Taylor Swift ($185 million)
And here we come with the first spot. Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter and she is the highest earning musician in 2019
Her Reputation Stadium Tour was the highest-grossing tour in US history, grossing over $266 million.