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Forbes has come up with a list of the highest paid musicians of 2015.

Elton is among them. He played 94 shows during the magazine’s scoring period. Top tour dollars combined with a steady stream of royalties from his work as an artist and composer for theatrical productions such as The Lion King put him ahead of successful players like Paul McCartney and Dr Dre. He’s in 15th place.

Well ahead of the pack is Katy Perry. She jumps up from 23rd position in 2014 to #1 this year, with earnings of $135 million following the conclusion of her 17-month Prismatic World Tour.

One Direction lead the British top-earners. Despite announcing that the band would be taking a break to pursue solo careers, 1D still managed to win second place on the list by earning $130 million in 2015 following their On the Road Again Tour and the November release of their fifth album Made in the A.M.

Thirteen of the 31 artists on the list are veterans who have been recording for twenty years or more. . . .

1) Katy Perry – $135 m
2) One Direction – $130 m
3) Garth Brooks – $90 m
4) Taylor Swift – $80 m
5) The Eagles – $73.5 m
6) Calvin Harris – $66m
7) Justin Timberlake – $63.5m
8) Diddy – $60m
9) Fleetwood Mac – $59.5m
10) Lady Gaga – $59m
11) The Rolling Stones – $57.5m
12) Ed Sheeran – $57m
13) Jay Z – $56m
14) Beyoncé – $54.5m
15) Elton John – $53.5m
16 )Toby Keith – $53m
17) Paul McCartney – $51.5m
18) Michael Buble – $45.5m
19) Jason Aldean – $43.5m
20) Luke Bryan – $42.5m
21) Kenny Chesney – $42m
22) Bruno Mars – $40m
23) Drake – $39.5m
24) Foo Fighters – $38m
25) Tim McGraw – $38m
26) David Guetta – $37m
27) Florida Georgia Line – $36.5m
28) Jimmy Buffett – $36m
29) Tiesto – $36m
30) Maroon 5 – $33m
31) Dr. Dre – $33m