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U2 named world`s highest paid musicians

London: Irish rock band U2 has been named the world`s highest paid musicians by the Forbes magazine. The band grossed $195 million in the last 12 months.

U2`s performances have contributed more to their earning than the sale of their albums, reports

The second place on the list has been bagged by Bon Jovi, which earned close to $125 million during their The Circle Tour during last year.

Elton John came third on the list, grossing $100 million for various shows around the world.

In fourth place was Lady Gaga, who made $90 million last year.

In fifth position is Michael Buble, who enjoyed a lucrative year of touring, radio play and strong album sales to make $70 million.

Here`s the list of Forbes Magazine`s top 10 world`s highest paid musicians:

1. U2 ($195 million)

2. Bon Jovi ($125 million)

3. Sir Elton John ($100 million)

4. Lady Gaga ($90 million)

5. Michael Buble ($70 million)

6. Sir Paul McCartney ($67 million)

7. The Black Eyed Peas ($61 million)

8. The Eagles ($60 million)

9. Justin Bieber ($53 million)

10. Dave Matthews Band ($51 million)


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