Guns N’ Roses, Elton John Make Forbes’ Highest Paid Musicians List

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The members of Guns N’ Roses have a lot to celebrate.

Axl Rose and co. collectively raked in $84 million this year, solidifying their spot on the Forbes Highest Paid Musicians of 2017 List.

GnR toured across five continents during 2017, with ticket sales and merchandise sales contributing massively to their eight-figure earnings.

Other rock acts to make the list include Bruce Springsteen ($75 million), Metallica ($66.5 million), Elton John ($60 million), Paul McCartney ($54 million) and Red Hot Chilli Peppers ($54 million).

Take a look at The Top 10 highest earning artists below:

1. Diddy ($130 M)
2. Beyoncé ($105 M)

3. Drake ($94 M)
4. The Weeknd ($92 M)
5. Coldplay ($88 M)
6. Guns N’ Roses ($84 M)
7. Justin Bieber ($83.5 M)
8. Bruce Springsteen ($75 M)
9. Adele ($69 M)
10. Metallica ($66.5 M)

What are your thoughts on Forbes’ list? Let us know in the comments below!


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