U2 Tops “Forbes” List Of 2018 Highest Paid Musicians

“Forbes” magazine has come out with their annual list of the World's Highest Paid Musicians of 2018, with U2 topping the list with an estimated earnings of $118 million this year, thanks to the tail end of “The Joshua Tree” tour, as well as their “Innocence & Experience” tour.

Coming in at number two this year is Coldplay, with earnings of $115.5 million, with Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars and Katy Perry rounding out the Top Five. 

Other classic artists landing high on this year’s list include Guns n” Roses at eight, with $71 mil, Roger Waters at nine with $68 mil and The Eagles at 14 with $56 mil.

Forbes’ Top Ten Highest Paid Musicians of 2018(click here for the complete list)

  1. U2 ($118 million)
  2. Coldplay ($115.5 million)
  3. Ed Sheeran ($110 million)
  4. Bruno Mars ($100 million)
  5. Katy Perry ($83 million)
  6. Taylor Swift ($80 million)
  7. Jay-Z ($76.5 million)
  8. Guns N' Roses ($71 million)
  9. Roger Waters ($68 million)
  10. Diddy ($64 million) 

Source: Forbes

 photo: Getty Images

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