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2006 Top Artists Include Elton

Friday 9 March 2007 @ 17:02 - GMT

Billboard magazine has put together the twenty performing acts whose bottom lines were brightest in 2006, down to the last penny in some cases.

1. THE ROLLING STONES $234,064,920.00
2. MADONNA $175,143,644.85
3. BON JOVI $103,246,971.05
4. TIM MCGRAW $102,622,682.45
5. U2 $94,507,679.15
6. RASCAL FLATTS $87,102,659.25
7. FAITH HILL $83,061,209.45
8. KENNY CHESNEY $75,886,655.30
9. CELINE DION $69,951,309.70
10. CIRQUE DU SOLEILS DELIRIUM $69,906,793.40
11. BARBRA STREISAND $67,216,708.70
12. NICKELBACK $60,127,755.05
13. BILLY JOEL $58,834,906.50
14. AEROSMITH $53, 979,673.60
15. ELTON  $49,382,891.40
16. DAVE MATTHEWS BAND $48,416,815.25
17. JOHNNY CASH $47,933,428.70
18. DIXIE CHICKS $46,921,290.15
19. RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS $46,033,766.35
20. ANDREA BOCELLI $42,078,024.05