If it wasn't for Beyoncé......
Who am I kidding... we're all living in a Beyoncé world...
Beyoncé, Guns 'N Roses, and Bruce Springsteen are the top 3 highest-earning music stars according to Billboard magazine’s just-released Top 50 Moneymakers of 2016 list.
The list is based on 4 categories: Sales + Streaming + Publishing + Touring
Beyoncé leads the way with $62.1 million
Guns N' Roses came in 2nd place with $42.3 million
Bruce Springsteen was close behind GnR in 3rd with $42.2 million.
In fact, Classic Rockers were well-represented on the list..... Metallica came in at #15 with $18.5 million, Sir Paul McCartney at #16 with $17.7 million, Trans-Siberian Orchestra at #19 with $16.01 million, AC/DC at #21 with $15 million, Black Sabbath at #29 with $12.4 million, David Bowie at #34 with $11.5 million, The Rolling Stones at #36 with $10.86 million, Def Leppard at #38 with $10.81 million, Journey at #44 with $9.2 million, Jimmy Buffett at #45 with $9.1 million, Stevie Nicks at #49 with $8.21 million