Thanks to the world tour with which the thirty-year-old album ‘The Joshua Tree’ was celebrated. U2 is at the top of the highest earning artists. According to business magazine Forbes, the Irish bond earned 118 million dollars between June 2017 and June this year, about 104 million euros.
Secondly, Coldplay, which represented 115.5 million dollars, is just under 102 million euros. Ed Sheeran is in third place, but because he is not a band, he does not have to share the 110 million dollars (97 million euros) he earned. Bruno Mars is on spot four with $100 million in revenue.
Last week it became known that Katy Perry may call herself the best-earning female artist. With 73 million euros she is in fifth place, just ahead of Taylor Swift who raised 70.5 million euros.