AC/DC Hits Number 7 On Forbes List Of Highest Paid Musicians

Author: Jim Johnson

AC/DC made the Top 10 on Forbes‘ annual list of the year’s 30 highest paid musicians, coming in at Number Seven with earnings of $67.5 million in 2016. Topping the list was Taylor Swift wit $120 million, followed by One Direction in second place with $110 million, Adele with $80.5 million at Number Three, Madonna at Number Four with $76.5 million and Rihanna in the fifth position with $75 million.

AC/DC beat out the always formidable Rolling Stones, who rang up $66.5 million to finish at Number Eight. Foo Fighters came in at Number 21, earning $48.5 million. The list “measures pretax income from June 1, 2015, to June 1, 2016 before deducting management fees,” according to Forbes.

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