U2 leads US income list

U2 leads the US Billboard’s 2010 Money Makers list released today, earning more than $108m (€79.3m) in 2009.

U2 leads US income list

U2 leads the US Billboard’s 2010 Money Makers list released today, earning more than $108m (€79.3m) in 2009.

Bruce Springsteen is second with $57m (€41.8m) and Madonna follows with $47m (€34.5m).

AC/DC and Britney Spears round out the top five with $43m (€31.6m) and $38m (€27.8m), respectively.

Billboard compiles the list from monies earned through tours, CD and digital sales, publishing royalties and more.

Madonna topped the list last year; Springsteen came in third. Both U2 and Madonna have touring deals with Live Nation.

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