The ‘material girl’ obviously knew what she was singing about back when – Madonna, 56, today sits on top of an impressive list of the world’s richest recording artists. According to Wealth-x, the pop star has a net worth of $800 million, which is a comfortable $140 million dollars more than Sir Paul McCartney, 72, can bring to the table.
Just in time for the holidays here’s a quick reminder on just how modest our bank accounts fare in comparison.
Here are the top 10 earners in today’s music recording industry:
The full extent of the injuries suffered by U2 frontman Bono after a ‘cycling spill’, as described by the band, in New York has been reported by Rolling Stone – and it appears to have been much more serious than they first let on.
There’s no such thing as bad publicity, so the saying goes. Whether U2 still believe in that old adage though is probably now open to debate.
U2 have raised a reported £1.9m for Bono‘s (RED) foundation since ‘Invisible‘ was released as a free download on iTunes following its premiere during the Super Bowl coverage in the States on Sunday (February 2nd).
“We’re on the verge of irrelevance,” said Bono, clearly in bullish mood, during an interview with Zane Lowe yesterday (February 3rd).
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