Posted: Nov 28, 2012
The Biebs and the Tobes both cashed in $55 million in 2012.
Taylor Swift is the highest-ranking country artist to make the list – T-Swizzle tied with Paul McCartney, both superstars bringing in $57 mil this year.
Kenny Chesney also made the highest-paid list at No. 17 with $44 million.
Rap mogul Dr. Dre topped the list, raking in $110 million dollars this year.
The paychecks are tabulated from May 2011 to May 2012.
Top 5 on Forbes’ Highest Paid Musicians list
- Dr. Dre $110 million
- Roger Waters $88 million
- Elton John $80 million
- U2 $78 million
- Take That (British boyband) $69 million