Highest earning musicians of 2010

19th Jul 2010 | 11:41

Playing guitar still gets you the big bucks...


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Forbes magazine has just announced its list of the highest earners in music, with proper bands (ie ones that feature guitarists!) capturing the top two slots, with The Boss coming in fourth

Here's the list.

1. U2 ($130 million)
2. AC/DC ($114 million)
3. Beyonce ($87 million)
4. Bruce Springsteen ($70 million)
5. Britney Spears ($64 million)
6. Jay-Z ($63 million)
7. Lady Ga-Ga ($62 million)
8. Madonna ($58 million)
9. Kenny Chesney ($50 million)
10. Black Eyed Peas, Toby Keith and Coldplay (all at $48 million)

Visit Forbes to read the entire article here

Here's part of the reason why U2 are so successful.

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