Despite the coronavirus situation, favorite performers continued to delight fans with their work. How the pandemic affected the earnings of top artists in 2023, according to the rating of the American magazine Billboard.
Queen are the highest paid musicians of 2023. Photos from open sources
In fifth place on the list of the highest paid performers was the rapper Post Malone. Over the past year, the American musician managed to earn $ 29.7 million. Live performances, which he traded before the start of the pandemic, brought him much popularity.
The fourth place in the top was taken by the most popular K-pop artists among young people – the BTS group. The South Korean team has firmly won the hearts of millions of fans around the world, which helped the energetic guys earn $ 31.5 million in 2023.
Billboard Bronze went to 19-year-old American singer Billy Eilish. Her unusual way of writing and performing songs has helped her build not only a solid fan base in different countries, but also a significant income over the past year. She alone managed to “surpass” cute Korean guys by 1.3 million, earning $ 32.8 million.
In second place is absolutely deservedly located singer Taylor Swift. That’s who didn’t get bored during the pandemic: in 2023, she managed to release two whole albums under the names Evermore and Folklore, and also earn a mind-boggling amount. According to a foreign magazine, Swift received $41.4 million for her music in 2023.
The first place in the list went to one of the most famous rock bands of the last 50 years – Queen. Despite the frequent changes of members of the team, the group has its own charm and a special style of performance. The famous hits of Queen brought up more than one generation of music lovers. Before the pandemic, the musicians, along with performer Adam Lambert, went on a big overseas tour. In 2023, they managed to earn more than $48.7 million.
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