Bruce Springsteen tops annual list of highest-paid artists

Rolling Stone released their yearly report last week.
Bruce Springsteen performs onstage during the 15th Annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit at Alice Tully Hall.
Photo credit Jamie McCarthy/ Getty Images

Each year, Rolling Stone compiles a list of the highest-paid musicians. They factor in album sales, streams, televised specials, paid appearances, concerts, and side hustles.

Here are the top 1o artists and their annual income for 2021.

1. Bruce Springsteen - $590 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. Mötley Crüe - $95 million

9. Blake Shelton - $83 million

10. Taylor Swift - $80 million

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