Black Ice World Tour success continues as AC/DC are listed in Forbes magazine

AC/DC have made a list in Forbes magazine for being one of the top 25 highest-paid musicians from May 2010 to May 2011. The data...

AC/DC have made a list in Forbes magazine for being one of the top 25 highest-paid musicians from May 2010 to May 2011. The data came together from many sources such as Pollstar and the RIAA.

This may come as a shock as AC/DC’s Black Ice World Tour is only included in roughly 1.5 months of the interval in the tally, yet the band still made the list. This also comes on the heels of other accolades for the band earned by the Black Ice World Tour, which grossed roughly $441.6 million, making it the third highest-grossing concert tour of all-time.


The entire list is below:
01. U2 ($195 million)
02. BON JOVI ($125 million)
03. Elton John ($100 million)
04. Lady Gaga ($90 million)
05. Michael Buble ($70 million)
06. Paul McCartney ($67 million)
07. BLACK EYED PEAS ($61 million)
08. EAGLES ($60 million)
09. Justin Bieber ($53 million)
10. Dave Matthews Band ($51 million)
11. Toby Keith ($50 million)
12. Usher ($46 million)
13. Taylor Swift ($45 million)
14. Katy Perry ($44 million)
15. Brad Paisley ($40 million)
16. Tom Petty & the Heartbreaks ($38 million)
17. Jay-Z ($38 million)
18. AC/DC ($35 million)
18. Sean “Diddy” Combs ($35 million)
18. Beyonce ($35 million)
18. Tim McGraw ($35 million)
18. MUSE ($35 million)
23. Rascal Flatts ($34 million)
24. Kenny Chesney ($30 million)
25. Rihanna ($29 million)

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