Top 10 world's highest-paid musicians of 2018
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Top 10 world's highest-paid musicians of 2018

Forbes has released their list of the highest-paid musicians of the year and we must say, it is very impressive. 

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Beyonce and Jay-Z Two/Mandela 100 Global Citizen Festival

Some of these top earners came as a surprise for some of us. 

If you expected award-winning musicians like Ed SheeranBruno Mars or Katy Perry to hit number one, then you're in for a surprise. 

Have a look at the list below. 

Also See: U2 top-paid musicians in US last year: survey

10. Diddy with ($64 million)

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9. Roger Waters ($68 million)

Roger Waters
Instagram/Roger Waters

8. Guns N' Roses ($71 million) 

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7. Jay-Z ($76.5 million)

Jay-Z
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6. Taylor Swift ($80 million)

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Taylor Swift live on stage / Instagram

5. Katy Perry ($ 83 million)

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4. Bruno Mars ($ 100 million)

Bruno Mars collaborations
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3. Ed Sheeran ($110 million)

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2. Coldplay ($115.5 million)

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1. U2 ($118 million)

U2 performing in Berlin 2018
U2 performing in Berlin, Germany Image: YouTube/Screenshot https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=270&v=A6rTFFbN7E8

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