Well, Taylor Swift and Katy Perry, the already world famous artists have got some more reasons to cheer up. As the forbes list of highest paid musician and billboard list is out, it featured the obvious choice and expectation. For the second time Swift, has been honoured by the BillBoard magazine, Swift has been named Billboard Magazine’s top artist Of 2015. Editors at the publication picked the artist because of her mega-successful tour, hit singles and her 1989 album. Moreover, the album also earned the Album of the Year title.
Adele is the only female artist to claim the title two years in a row for 2011 and 2012. In addition to Swift’s honour, Mark Ronson was named the Top New Artist and Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk” was named Top Song.
Katy Perry has one more reason to “Roar.” The singer landed at the top of Forbes’ 2015 list of highest-paid musicians, putting behind One Direction and Taylor Swift. According to Forbes, Perry earned $135 million over the past 1 year. She earned $2 million per city on her Prismatic World Tour 2015.
Taking second place was boy band One Direction, who collectively raked in $130 million over the past year.Garth Brooks, who came out of semi-retirement this year to undertake a lucrative concert tour, placed third on the list with $90 million.While 2015 seems to have been the Year of Taylor Swift, the 1989 singer landed fourth on the list, amassing $80 million for the year.
Katy Perry & Taylor Swift tops Earning & Billboard list
Here is the official list of the musicians earning as per the Forbes list 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
Article publié pour la première fois le 10/12/2015