Forbes: U2 Are World's Highest-Paid Musicians

Forbes.com recently published their list of the world's highest-paid musicians. Taking the top slot was U2, with an yearly earning of around $195 million.

Their entry on the list reads: "The ageless rockers are wrapping up the most lucrative tour in the history of music: By the time U2's two-year trek ends this summer, the band will have sold $700 million worth of tickets over two years and played to more than 7 million people."

Other entries on the list include:

  • 2. Bon Jovi
  • 6. Paul McCartney
  • 8. The Eagles
  • 10. Dave Matthews Band
  • 16. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
  • 18. AC/DC (tie)
  • 18. Muse (tie)

You can view the full list here.