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The richest musicians in the world

June 24, 2009 18:21 IST

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Madonna has pipped Celine Dion and Beyonce Knowles to top the world's highest earning musicians list. According to America's Forbes magazine, the Queen of Pop earned a staggering $ 110 million from June 2008 to June 2009 due to her Sticky & Sweet world tour.

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Celine Dion bagged the second spot with $ 100 million.


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Dion was followed by Beyonce, who raked in $ 87 million, reports Contactmusic.


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Rocker Bruce Springsteen grabbed the fourth spot with $ 70 million.


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Country star Kenny Chesney landed the fifth spot after grossing $ 65 million.


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The sixth spot was a tie between Coldplay, Rascal Flatts and AC DC at $ 60 million each.

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At number seven is country group The Eagles who grossed $ 55 million.


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Country singer Toby Keith whose earnings amount to $ 52 million rounded off the list.


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Source: ANI