Bruce Springsteen named the highest-paid music artist of 2021.
See the full list of the 2021 Highest paid musicians of 2021
The singer reportedly racked in a total of $590 million.
The legendary singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist, Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen better known as Bruce Springsteen has been declared the highest-paid musician of 2021, apparently earning $590 million (£431.3 million).
The musician reportedly earned $590 million last year, making him the wealthiest person in 2021.
According to reports, Springsteen made the majority of his money by selling his masters and publishing rights.
The singer’s record-breaking contract with Sony Music, valued at $550 million, is one of the largest sales of a musician’s discography ever made.
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The deal gave Sony ownership of the ace singer’s entire back catalogue, which includes 20 studio albums, 300 songs, seven EPs, 23 live records and more.
According to Rolling Stone list, Taylor Swift is seen as the only woman on the list, while announcing 72-year-old Bruce Springsteen as the highest-paid musician for the year 2021.
Here are some of the artists that made the list.
Jay-Z ($470 million), Paul Simon ($260 million), Kanye West ($250 million), Ryan Tedder ($200 million), Red Hot Chili Peppers ($145 million), Lindsey Buckingham ($100 million), Mötley Crüe ($95 million), Blake Shelton ($83 million), and Taylor Swift ($80 million).