Classic Rockers Well Represented On Billboard's Top 50 Money Makers of 2016

posted by Jeff K - 

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

See the entire list here

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