Here’s the World’s Highest-Paid Musicians of 2016

By Staff  |  11/30/2016

Taylor Swift

Forbes releases its Highest-Paid Musicians list for 2016, and of course, Taylor Swift dominates.

The pop star lands at the top spot, pulling in an estimated $170 million over the past year.

Following Swift is One Direction at No. 2 with $110 million, Adele at No. 3 with $80.5 million, Madonna at No. 4 with $76.5 million, and Rihanna at No. 5 with $75 million.

After topping the list last year, Katy Perry fails to No. 25 with $41 million, while other notables include: Drake at No. 30 with $38.5 million, Dr. Dre tied with Perry at No. 25 with $41 million, The Weeknd at No. 15 with $55 million, Justin Bieber at No. 13 with $65 million and Diddy at No. 10 with $62 million.

Jay Z landed at No. 18 with $53.5 million, while Beyonce came in a slot before him at No. 17 with $54 million.

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