Katy Perry is the highest-paid musician in Forbes list
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Katy Perry is the highest-paid musician in Forbes list

Katy Perry’s Prismatic World Tour has helped her clinch the No 1 spot on the Forbes List, beating the like of Taylor Swift.

music Updated: Dec 09, 2015 16:30 IST
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As per Forbes, both Katy Perry and Taylor Swift earned tons of money from their non-musical endorsements.(Agencies)

Katy Perry has grabbed the Forbes title for the world’s highest-paid musician in 2015, beating Taylor Swift in the game. The 31-year-old songstress’ Prismatic World Tour helped her to pull in a staggering $135 million over the past year and left her rival, the Bad Blood hit-maker far behind in the race with just $70 million in her bank, reports E! Online.

Swift has been given fourth slot on the Forbes list. Meanwhile Swift’s boyfriend Calvin Harris stands on number 6 position with the estimated earnings of $66 million.

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Nearly all the musicians in the Forbes list made a significant chunk of their earnings from non-musical endorsements. Katy has deals with Claire’s, Coty and Covergirl while Swift earned her millions from multiple campaigns such as Keds and Diet Coke.

First Published: Dec 09, 2015 16:28 IST