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2021 Top-paid Musicians

If you want to have an idea who are the highest earning musicians of last year, well, here is a list for you.

1-Bruce Springsteen

Money Earned: $590 million

Last December 2021, Springsteen sold his recordings and copyright musics to Sony. He earned as much as $550 million and renowned him as the highest sale of solo artist.

2-Jay-Z

Money Earned: $470 million

The first billionaire on the hip-hop industry, Jay-Z generally got the top yearly earnings in his whole career. Part of his portfolio is his joint partnership with two of the most famous companies – Puma and Tiffany & Co.

3-Ryan Tedder

Money Earned: $200 million

Tedder is the frontman of OneRepublic. In 2017, he made a catalog sale of around $60 million. And, just January of 2021, he got home an amount of $200 million.

4-Red Hot Chili Peppers

Money Earned: $145 million

Just in May 2021, this rock band sold their publishing to Hipgnosis. The band were said to banked up to $140 million for the list of the band’s musics that was written throughout their 5 decades career. Now, the Red Hot Chili Peppers areĀ  working on a new project.

5-Taylor Swift

Money Earned: $80 million

The only rose among the thorns, Taylor Swift lands on the last spot on the list. Her rerecorded and rereleasing some musics topped the charts when it comes to total sales. Peloton and Starbucks are included in her portfolio as partners.