Madonna named highest-paid musician by Forbes

Los Angeles, Nov 21 : Pop star Madonna has pipped the likes of Lady Gaga to the title of highest-paid musician in the world, according to Forbes magazine.

The 55-year-old earned USD 125 million from June 2012 to May 2013 thanks to her sell-out MDMA Tour, while Gaga earned USD 80 million, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

Rockers Bon Jovi and country singer Toby Keith take the third and fourth spot in the list, with Coldplay occupying the fifth place.

The top ten was rounded out by Justin Bieber (USD 58 million), Taylor Swift (USD 55 million) and Elton John (USD 54 million), followed by Beyonce Knowles and Kenny Chesney, both of whom brought home USD 53 million each.

--IANS (Posted on 21-11-2013)

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