Celine Dion among the highest paid singers
With revenues of $ 36 million, Celine Dion ranks 10th in the ranking of the highest paid singers in 2016 according to Forbes. Quebec diva pocketed the money through his concerts in Las Vegas, said the financial magazine.
Having resumed his residence at Caesars Palace Colosseum in August 2015 after a break of one year, Celine Dion continues to draw crowds. Last month, she has also given its 1000th show in front of a packed house.
The interpreter is expected to climb in the standings next year since Forbes compiled the income recorded from 1 June 2015 to 1 June 2016, a period which excludes its shows for June, July and August in Antwerp (Belgium), Paris (France) , Montreal, Quebec City and Trois-Rivières. Very lucrative, this French mini-sold-out tour has grossed $ 56 million, according to Billboard.
Next year, Forbes also take account of Another evening sales, the album has sold over 600,000 copies worldwide since its release on August 26.
Taylor Swift at the top
The title of the highest paid singer in 2016 returns to Taylor Swift. The bank account of the former princess of the country swelled from $ 228 million in the last year. Adele ranks second with $ 107 million. Madonna was third with $ 102 million.
The rest of the top 10 is made up of Rihanna, Beyoncé, Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears and Shania Twain.