The Main Money maker in Music industries is today are singers. Katy Perry did the around 126 tours in the last year. Regardless of their modus operandi, below are the names of the singers who are earning whopping sum and are considered to be the highest earning musicians in the world.
1. Katy Perry (Net Worth - $135 Million)
Katy Perry was born on 25 October 1984. Katy Perry is American Singer, Song Writer and Actress. After singing in church during her childhood, she pursued a career in gospel music as a teenager. Katy Perry Signed with Rad hill Records and released her debut studio album Katy Hudson in 2001.Perry later moved to Los Angeles. She became famous with the release of her single ‘I kissed a girl.’ Katy Perry is the recipient of several awards. She also holds four Guinness world Records. Moreover, she is also included in the Forbes’ list of Top-Earning women in music as well as highest earning musician. She has sold 81 million singles and 11 million albums during the span of her music career.
2. One Direction (Net Worth - $130 Million)
One Direction are an English iris Pop Boy Band in London, Composed by Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and previously, Zayn Malik until his departure from the band on 25 March 2015. The groups have won four MTC Music Video Awards, five Brit Awards, seven American Music Awards, nineteen Teen Choice Awards and eleven MTV Europe Awards. Besides being on the list of highest earning musicians, they were also on the forbes list of Highest earning Celebrity on 2014.
3. Garth Brooks (Net Worth - $90 million)
Garth Brooks was born on 7 February 1962. He Is an American Country Pop Singer and Song Writer. He released his First album in 1989. He has released six albums reaching diamond status in America. He has received several awards including 17 American Music Awards, two Grammy Awards, and the RIAA Award. Brooks has also been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
4. Taylor Swift (Net Worth - $80 million)
Taylor Swift was born on 13 December 1989. Taylor Swift is American Singer and Song Writer. She was at the age of 14 to pursue a career in Country Music. She signed with the independent label Big Machine Records and became the youngest songwriter ever signed. Her second album Fearless that was released in 2008 became a best seller. Taylor Swift is most famous for incorporating her personal experiences ion narrative songs. She has won one Emmy awards, seven Grammy awards, twenty-two Billboard Awards, eight Academy of Country Music Awards, eleven Country Music Association Awards and one Brit Award. She is also considered one of the best-selling music artists of all time.
5. The Eagles ($73.5 – million)
The Eagles are an American rock band in Los Angeles in 1971. The Member of the Eagles are Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, and Randy Meisner. With five number-one singles, The Eagles have received six Grammy Awards, five American Music Awards, and six number one albums, the Eagles were one of the most successful musical acts of the 1970s. Widely considered as one of the bestselling bands of all time, the Eagles has sold more than 150 million records out of which 100 million have been sold within the US alone.