Bruce Springsteen Tops Highest Paid Musician List of 2021

Bruce Springsteen has topped Rolling Stone’s “10 Highest Paid Musicians” for 2021.

The list, created by former Forbes correspondent Zack O’Malley Greenburg, includes appearances by Motley Crue, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Paul Simon, and former Fleetwood Mac member Lindsey Buckingham.

Springsteen’s earnings are estimated around $550, which includes the sale of his publishing and recording rights to Sony, plus earnings from the reprise of his Broadway show, Springsteen on Broadway.

Here is the list:

1. Bruce Springsteen: $550 million
2. Jay-Z: $470 million
3. Paul Simon: $260 million
4. Kanye West: $250 million
5. Ryan Tedder: $200 million
6. Red Hot Chili Peppers: $145 million
7. Lindsey Buckingham: $100 million
8. Motley Crue: $95 million
9. Blake Shelton: $83 million
10. Taylor Swift: $80 million

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