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    Tue, 21 Jun 2011 12:26:14

    U2 Tops Forbes "Highest Paid Musicians" List - Elton John, Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney also on the list

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    • U2 - CUPERTINO, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: Apple CEO Tim Cook (L) greets the crowd with U2 singer Bono (R) as The Edge looks on during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. Apple unveiled the Apple Watch wearable tech and two new iPhones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
    • U2 - CUPERTINO, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: Apple CEO Tim Cook (L) greets the crowd with U2 singer Bono (2nd R) as The Edge (2nd L) and Larry Mullen Jr look on during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. Apple unveiled the Apple Watch wearable tech and two new iPhones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
    • U2 - CUPERTINO, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: Apple CEO Tim Cook (L) announces the free download of the new U2 album on iTunes as members of U2 The Edge (2nd L), Larry Mullen Jr (C), Adam Clayton (2nd R) and Bono as and look on during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. Apple unveiled the Apple Watch wearable tech and two new iPhones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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    Forbes' latest list of the highest-paid musicians features some of the biggest names in rock music. U2 came in at No. 1, having earned a cool $195 million. Bon Jovi placed second, raking in $125 million, which is not too shabby. Elton John's receipts of $100 million allowed him to take third, while Paul McCartney placed fifth on the list, having made $67 million.

    Do you like seeing these lists of which celebs, actors and musicians earn the most scratch?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    06.21.11




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