Beyonce Beats Jay Z, Kanye Missing As Madonna Tops Forbes’ World Top Paid Musicians List

Reputed magazine and undisputed wealth calculators, Forbes have released their list of the top 25 musicians who made the most money between the months of June 2012 and June 2013 and the American-dominated list has provided not a few talking points, as pop star Madonna tops the chart with a considerable distance, surpassing second placed, Lady Gaga’s $80million dollars with an income of $125 million, with most of the cash coming from her world tour.

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Top of the pile! Madonna

The big talking points from the list sees rapper, Kanye West miss out entirely from the list, while Beyonce trumps hubby, Jay Z’s earnings, raking $53 million to his $42 million earnings.

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Kanye West goes missing

Youngsters, Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift capped an amazing year by finishing in the top ten (6th &7th), with $58 million and $54 million respectively.

See the full list below:

1. Madonna – $125 million
2. Lady Gaga – $80 million
3. Bon Jovi – $79 million
4. Toby Keith – $65 million
5. Coldplay – $64 million.
6. Justin Bieber – $58 million
7. Taylor Swift – $55 million
8. Elton John – $54 million
9. Kenny Chesney – $53 million
10. Beyonce – $53 million (tie) 


Power Couple – Beyonce is the top earner in the

family but that doesn&#39t matter

when a couple rake in $95 million in a year!

11. Sean “Diddy” Combs – $50 million
12. Sir Paul McCartney – $47 million
13. Calvin Harris – $46 million
14. Jennifer Lopez – $45 million
15. Roger Waters – $44 million
16. Muse – $43 million (tie)
16. Rihanna – $43 million (tie)
18. Jay Z – $42 million
18. One Direction – $42 million (tie)
20. Dr. Dre – $40 million
20. Red Hot Chili Peppers – ($40 million, tie)
22. Rolling Stones – $39 million (tie)
22. Katy Perry – $39 million (tie)
24. Tim McGraw – $33 million (tie)
25. Pink – $32 million (tie)
25. Tiësto – $32 million (tie)


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