Billboard magazine has just released a list of the Top 40 highest-earning artists in 2019, combining four factors: music sales, streaming, publishing and tours.

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It could be seen that legends in the music industry are still strong at the top of the list such as The Rolling Stones reached No. 1 with 65 million USD, in addition, there are Queen, Kiss, Aerosmith, Metallica, … or artists Other legends like Elton John, Paul McCartney, Cher or diva Celine Dion.

In addition, the real artists who have affirmed their own names such as P!Nk, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga to Backstreet Boys also appear on this list.

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The chart that Billboard released also includes names of some young artists such as Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Post Malone… Especially, the appearance of Korean boy group BTS also makes the audience go excited.

1. The Rolling Stones: $65 million (sales: $1,7M, streaming: $2M, publishing $804K, touring $60,5M)

2. Ariana Grande: $44,3 million

3. Elton John: $43,3 million

4. Jonas Brothers: $40,9 million

5. Queen: $35,2 million

6. Post Malone: $34,2 million

7. P!nk: $30,5 million

8. Kiss: $26,7 million

9. Billy Joel: $26,1 million

10. Justin Timberlake: $25,9 million

11. Eric Church: $25,85 million

12. Cher: $25,2 million

13. Paul McCartney: $23,9 million

14. Trans-Siberian Orchestra: $25,2 million

15. Celine Dion: $21,9 million

16. Dead & Company: $21,86 million

17. George Strait: $21,3 million

18. Lady Gaga: $21,1 million

19. Backstreet Boys: $21,07 million

20. Michael Buble: $20,99 million

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21. Flordia Georgia Line: $20,89 million

22. BTS: $20,6 million

23. Bad Bunny: $19,5 million

24. Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band: $18,6 million

25. Khalid: $18,5 million

26. Aerosmith: $18,3 million

27. New Kids On The Block: $18 million

28. Metallica: $17,9 million

29. Jennifer Lopez: $17,7 million

30. Carrie Underwood: $17,5 million

31. Billie Eilish: $17,2 million

32. Shawn Mendes: $17,19 million

33. Zac Brown Band: $17,1 million

34. Luke Combs: $17,05 million

35. Thomas Rhett: $16,7 million

36. John Mayer: $16,5 million

37. Jason Aldean: $16,3 million

38. Fleetwood Mac: $15,6 million

39. Travis Scott: $15,5 million

40. Panic! At The Disco: $15,4 million