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Madonna Tops Highest Earner List

February 12th, 2009 12:13pm EST favorite Add to My News
MadonnaPop superstar Madonna is the highest earning star in the music business - bringing in a massive $242 million in 2008.

The Holiday hit-maker released her latest album Hard Candy last year and launched her Sticky & Sweet world tour. And all the hard work has paid off for the singer - she has topped Billboard's Moneymakers list of 2008, earning a grand total of $242,176,466.

Rockers Bon Jovi came second in the poll, followed by Bruce Springsteen, The Police and Celine Dion, all of whom toured last year.

The top 10 is as follows:

1. Madonna: $242 million
2. Bon Jovi: $157 million
3. Bruce Springsteen: $156, million
4. The Police: $109, million
5. Celine Dion: $99,171,237
6. Kenny Chesney: $90 million
7. Neil Diamond: $82 million
8. Rascal Flatts: $63 million
9. Jonas Brothers: $62 million
9. Coldplay: $62 million

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(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)


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