09 December, 2015: Â The â€œfireworkâ€ singer, Katy Perry has been placed at the top of Forbesâ€™ 2015 list of highest-paid musicians, besting formidable competition such as One Direction and Taylor Swift.
According to Forbes, Perry raked in $135 million over the past 12 months, taking in more than $2 million per city on her Prismatic World Tour this year.
One Direction has taken the second place, who collectively raked in $130 million over the past year.
The third place on the list with $90 million is Garth Brooks,Â who came out of semi-retirement this year to undertake a lucrative concert tour
Taylor Swift, the 1989 singer landed fourth on the list, setting $80 million for the year.
Classic rockers The Eagles took fifth place on the list, pulling in $73.5 million thanks largely to their History of the Eagles tour.Â DJ Calvin Harris took sixth place with a $66 million haul for the year.
The top 10 highest-paid musicians is listed below:
1. Katy Perry , $135 million
2. One Direction, $130 million
3. Garth Brooks, $90 million
4. Taylor Swift , $80 million
5. The Eagles, $73.5 million
6. Calvin Harris, $66 million
7. Justin Timberlake, $63.5 million
8. Diddy, $60 million
9. Fleetwood Mac, $59.5 million
10. Lady Gaga,Â $59 million