Eagles Among Bands On List Of Year's Highest-Earning Acts

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Seven rock bands are among the year’s highest-earning music acts, according to Forbes.

The list ranks The Eagles at No. 4 with estimated earnings of $100 million (all figures U.S.) in the year ended June 2019.

Metallica is No. 10 with $68.5 million, well ahead of Fleetwood Mac (No. 21 with $49 million) and Guns N’ Roses (No. 25 with $44 million). The Rolling Stones earned an estimated $41 million to rank No. 28 and the Dave Matthews Band is No.  33 with $39 million.

U2 barely made the list, claiming the 39th spot with an estimated gross of $37 million.

The Forbes list includes a number of classic music acts, including Elton John, Paul McCartney, Billy Joel and Jimmy Buffett.

Check out the list below:

1. Taylor Swift - $185 million

2. Kanye West - $150 million

3. Ed Sheeran - $110 million

4. The Eagles - $100 million

5. Elton John - $84 million

6. (tie) Jay-Z, Beyoncé - $81 million

8. Drake - $75 million

9 Diddy - $70 million

10. Metallica - $68.5 million

11. Rihanna - $62 million

12. Travis Scott - $58 million

13. (tie) Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry - $57.5 million

15. (tie) Pink, BTS - $57 million

17. Billy Joel - $52 million

18. Bruno Mars - $51 million

19. (tie) Eminem, Jimmy Buffett - $50 million

21. Fleetwood Mac - $49 million

22. (tie) Paul McCartney, Ariana Grande - $48 million

24. The Chainsmokers - $46 million

25. Guns N’ Roses - $44 million

26. Jennifer Lopez - $43 million

27. Luke Bryan - $42.5 million

28. Rolling Stones - $41 million

29. (tie) The Weeknd, Marshmello, DJ Khaled - $40 million

32. Lady Gaga - $39.5 million

33. Dave Matthews - $39 million

34. (tie) Calvin Harris, Kendrick Lamar, Zac Brown Band - $38.5 million

37. Shawn Mendes - $38 million

38. Céline Dion - $37.5 million

39. U2 - $37 million

40. Migos - $36 million

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