2010 Forbes.com Music High Earners: U2 Tops the List

Forbes.com already revealed this year’s Music High Earners and the U2 topped in the list. The band earned $130m (£84.9m) in the past 12 months. The group is having their global 360 tour in support of their album No Line on the Horizon.

Following then in the second spot is Rockers AC/DC with $114m (£74.5m) followed by Beyonce Knowles on $87m (£56.8m). Following in the fourth place is Bruce Springsteen with $70m (£45.7m). Amazingly, singer Britney Spears was in fifth place with $64m (£41.8m) while Knowles’s husband Jay-Z was in sixth place with $63m (£41.1m) followed by Lady Gaga with $62m (£40.5m).

Up to this time, Madonna is still alive and kicking in the music industry and placed eighth while the British band Coldplay finished in joint 10th alongside the Black Eyed Peas.

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