Business Sight List of Top 20 Paid Singers in 2021

Among several singers, there are just a few who become iconic and extraordinary. From legendary to pop, here we have compiled the list of Top 20 Paid singers in 2021 worldwide.

1. Paul McCartney 

Net Worth- $1.2 billion

Genres- Rock, Pop, Classical, Electronic

Paul McCartney is the winner of 18 Grammys and has a knighthood to his name. He is a self-taught musician and is proficient on bass, drums, guitar and keyboards.

Box Story: McCartney is the owner of an extensive music publishing catalog which consists of the rights to famous music like Annie & Grease.

2. Celine Dion

Net Worth- $800 million

Genres- Pop, Chanson, Soft Rock

The Canadian Singer is known for her powerful, technically skilled vocals and is the best-selling Canadian artist with the record sales of over 200 million copies worldwide.

3. Bono

Net Worth- $700 million

Genres- Rock, Post-punk, Alternative Rock

The Irish Singer, Songwriter, Activist, Philanthropist is best known as the lead vocalist & primary lyricist of rock band U2.

4. Dolly Parton

Net Worth- $600 million

Genres- Country, Country pop, Bluegrass, Gospel

The American Singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, a record producer is majorly known for her country music works.

5. Madonna

Net Worth- $590 million

Genres- Pop, Electronica

The American Singer and songwriter is regarded as one of the most impactful figures in popular culture and is known as the ‘Queen of Pop’.

Box Story- She has been recognized as the bestselling female artist of all time by Guinness World Records.

6. Mariah Carey

Net Worth- $520 million

Genres- R&B, pop, hip hop, soul

The American record producer, singer-songwriter, entrepreneur became popular after her first five singles

7. Elton John

Net Worth- $500 million

Genres- Rock, Pop Rock, Glam Rock, Soft Rock

The English Singer, Pianist, Songwriter and composer is the winner of five Grammys, an Oscar, a Golden Globe and a Tony.

8. Gloria Estefan

Net Worth- $500 million

Genres- Latin Pop, Dance Pop

Cuban-American songwriter, singer is popularly known for Miami Sound Machine.

9. Bruce Springsteen

Net Worth- $500 million

Genres- Folk Rock, Rock, Hard Rock, Heartland Rock, Pop Rock

The American songwriter, singer and musician have been performing for more than 50 years.

10. Victoria Beckham

Net Worth- $450 million

Genres- Pop, R&B

Became Popular as ‘Posh Spice’ in the year 1990.

11. Jon Bon Jovi

Net Worth- $410 million

Genres- Hard Rock, Rock, Pop Rock, Heavy Metal

He is popularly known as the founder of the rock band, Bon Jovi.

12. Shania Twain

Net Worth- $400 million

Genres- Country pop, Country rock

She received several honorific titles, one being ‘Queen of Country Pop’

13. Johnny Mathis

Net Worth- $400 million

Genres- Pop, Jazz

He has received Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and has been introduced into the Grammy Hall of Fame for three recordings.

14. Barbra Streisand

Net Worth- $400 million

Genres- Broadway, Disco

She is the only woman to win a Golden Globe for Best Director.

15. Beyonce

Net Worth- $400 million

Genres- Pop, Hip Hop, R&B

She became popular as the lead singer of Destiny’s Child in the late 1990s.

16. Jennifer Lopez

Net Worth- $400 million

Genres- R&B, pop, hip hop

The American actress, singer, a dancer is widely known for her pop music.

17. Toby Keith

Net worth- $365 million

Genre- Country

He is the highest-paid country stars in the world.

18. Mick Jagger

Net Worth- $360 million

Genres- Pop, rock, blues

The founder member of the Rolling Stones.

19. Ringo Starr

Net Worth- $350 million

Genres- Pop, rock

He is popularly famous as a drummer for the Beatles.

20. Katy Perry

Net Worth- $330 million

Genres- Rock, Disco, Pop, Christian Rock

She rose to proficient after her second album ‘One of the Boys’.

Attempting to pick just a main 20 and a couple of other participants is intense, particularly when there's endless artists that could populate a rundown of 100. Stay tuned to peruse more about it.