Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot; Claude GassianAt 26, pop superstar Taylor Swift tops Forbes‘ 2016 Celebrity 100 list as the highest-earning celebrity in the world. Swift raked in $170 million over the past year, but several older music artists also made their mark on the tally.

Madonna and The Rolling Stones appear in the top 20 of the list, with 76.5 million and $67 million in respective earnings from June 2015 to June 2016. The Material Mom made a chunk of her millions from her popular Rebel Heart world tour, while her perfume and clothing lines also were lucrative for the dance-pop superstar. The Rolling Stones cashed in on their own successful tour dates, most of which were played mainly in stadiums and other large venues.

Other veteran music stars appearing on Forbes‘ Celebrity 100 include Bruce Springsteen at #24 with $60.5 million in earnings, Paul McCartney at #25 with $56.5 million, U2 at #30 with $55 million, Elton John at #61 with $42 million and Jimmy Buffett at #66 with $40.5 million.

Forbes‘ Celebrity 100 list ranks the world’s best-paid celebrities based on figures from Nielsen, Pollstar, IMDb and other sources, as well as interviews with industry insiders and the artists themselves.

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