The Eagles, Queen Land On “Billboard’s” List Of The Highest Paid Musicians Of 2020

“Billboard” magazine is out with their annual list of the Highest Paid Musicians of 2020, and several of your favorite classic rock musicans made the list.

While Taylor Swift tops the list with earnings of $23.8 million, The Eagles, Queen and The Beatles all land in the Top 10.

The Eagles land at four with $16.3 mil earnings, while Queen is at seven with $13.2 mil and and The Beatles are at eight, with $12.9 mil.

Some of the other classic artists on the list include AC/DC at 13 ($10.1 mil), Metallica at 18 ($9 mil), Pink Floyd at 20 ($8.8 mil), Fleetwood Mac at 29 ($6.6 mil),  KISS at 33 ($6 mil), last year's number one, The Rolling Stones at 34 ($2.9 mil), Billy Joel (last year's number nine) at 39 ($5.49 mil) and Aerosmith at 40 ($5.35).

It's important to note, the huge drop for The Rolling Stones and Joel are due to their lack of touring last year.

“Billboard’s” Top 10 Highest Musicians of 2020
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  1. Taylor Swift ($23.8 mil)
  2. Post Malone ($23.2 mil)
  3. Celine Dion ($17.5 mil)
  4. The Eagles ($16.3 mil)
  5. Billie Eilish ($14.7 mil)
  6. Drake ($14.2 mil)
  7. Queen ($13.2 mil)
  8. The Beatles ($12.9 mil)
  9. YoungBoy Never Broke Again ($11.9 mil)
  10. Lil Baby ($11.7 mil) 

Source: Billboard

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