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The Highest Paid Musicians of 2015

Country and pop reign supreme.

Forbes has revealed the ten highest paid musicians of 2015. The expansive, worldwide list looks at artists from all genres, including popstars and and country singers. Topping this year’s list is Katy Perry, who earned $135 million this year. One Direction came in at a close second with $130 million, while country artist Garth Brooks comes in at third with $90 million. When it comes to two of the predominant modern genres — hip-hop and EDM — only Calvin Harris and Diddy are represented. You can check out the full list below.

Highest Paid Musicians of 2015
1. Katy Perry – $135 million
2. One Direction – $130 million
3. Garth Brooks – $90 million
4. Taylor Swift – $80 million
5. The Eagles – $73.5 million
6. Calvin Harris – $66 million
7. Justin Timberlake – $63.5 million
8. Diddy – $60 million
9. Fleetwood Mac – $59.5 million
10. Lady Gaga – $59 million

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