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Katy Perry named world’s highest paid musician

Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015,15:36 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Los Angeles | Pop star Katy Perry has been named the world’s highest paid musician in 2015, with an earning of USD 135 million over the past year.

The Dark Horse singer’s Prismatic World Tour helped Perry to pull in the staggering amount, according to Forbes magazine.

Her rumoured rival Taylor Swift only came in at number four on this list, earning a reported USD 70 million between June 2014 and June 2015.

One Direction and Garth Brooks also out-earned the Shake It Off singer.

Swift’s boyfriend Calvin Harris raked in an estimated USD 66 million last year, putting him at number six on Forbes’ list.