Rolling Stones Top Forbes List Of 06's Richest
January 25, 2007


The Rolling Stones

The rich get richer, as The Rolling Stones have topped Forbes magazine's list of the biggest moneymakers in the music biz for the second straight year. Mick, Keith and the boys raked in $150.6 million in 2006, with $138.5 million of it coming from their extensive Bigger Bang tour.

Coming in second was the husband-and-wife Country couple of Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, collectively collecting $132 million. Country act Rascal Flatts finished third with $110.5 million, with Madonna bringing in $96.8 million for fourth place and Barbara Streisand rounding out the top five with $95.8 million.

The rest of Forbes' top ten is as follows: Kenny Chesney ($90.1 million), Celine Dion ($85.2 million), Bon Jovi ($77.5 million), Nickelback ($74.1 million) and Dave Matthews Band ($60.4 million).




 
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