Music’s 2010 Most Money Makers
Lady Gaga is 2010’s highest earner
Lady Gaga has another reason to celebrate following her Grammys success — she’s been named the highest-earning pop star of 2010.
The “Poker Face” singer topped Billboard’s Money Makers list, with earnings of more than $30.5 million last year. Bon Jovi are second in the rundown with $30.4 million, and Pink Floyd star Roger Waters is third with $24.4 million.
A Billboard spokesman says, “Lady Gaga was inescapable in 2010. The pop singer, only a few years removed from her original hair color and shows at small downtown New York venues, so thoroughly dominated the last year that it seemed almost a foregone conclusion that she would top the Money Makers list.”