Singing is world’s toughest job because everyone who wants to be vocalist needs to learn how vocal can be handled considering the beauty of notes as well harmony and expression of emotion matters a lot in music.
Those who learn music passionately they remain successful to form their identity so strong all around as Elton John, Lady Gaga, Madonna and Bon Jovi. Nonetheless, to be one of the most-wanted singers in the world can be made possible but it needs day and night struggles to build sweet, influential voice which can easily home in billion hearts.
The wealth of any singer consists of national as well international tours, sponsorship, from selling of albums, guest appearances, and from cameo in movies. While considering these essentials, we designed a list of Top 10 Richest Singer in the World 2016.
Alecia Beth “Pink” Moore better known by her stage name Pink, is outstanding singer and songstress, was born on 8 September, 1979 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, U.S. but not alone but bagging some god-gifted skills to rule in music world. She took first step as an R&B vocalist while launching her first solo album ‘Can’t Take Me Home’ in 2000 which was certified double platinum in the United States and her two numbers like ‘Most Girls’ and ‘There You Go’ were tagged in Billboard Hot 100 top-ten hits. She rose to fame as sung a song ‘Lady Marmalade’ for Baz Luhrmann’s super duper hit film Moulin Rouge!. Pink has also bagged 74 awards in her successful career as well received 137 nominations so far.
9: Lady Gaga
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta is versatile singer, songwriter and actress, has uncounted fan following all around the world just because of her different, distinctive kind of voice quality. She known for stage name Lady Gaga, schooled at CAP21 through New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and later on decided to commence her music career. She has been working with a rock band, taking part in the Lower East Side’s avant garde performance art circuit, Gaga in Top 10 Richest Singer in the World 2016, also wrote songs for Sony/ATV Music. Breakthrough emerges when work started with recording artist Akon who discovered distinctive vocal qualities in Gaga. Gaga’s association to Akon made easiest signing a joint deal with Interscope Records and his own KonLive Distribution.
One of the outstanding, American rapper, songwriter, record producer, emerged as best-selling artist of the 2000s in the United States as well the 83rd on its list of 100 Greatest Artists of All Time on Rolling Stone. Detroit boy made debut with album Infinite in 1996, gained huge mainstream popularity in 1999 with his The Slim Shady LP, which made possible access on first Grammy Award for Best Rap Album. He has also worked in films as 8 Mile, Pauly Shore Is Dead, Eminem: E and signed Shady Talez, while sacked the Academy Award for Best Original Song for ‘Lose Yourself’ which was first achievement of her career and later on so many. He has also set his own channel, Shade 45, on Sirius XM Radio.
7: 50 Cent
Curtis James Jackson III better known by his stage name 50 Cent was born on 6 July, 1975, was born in the South Jamaica neighborhood of the borough of Queens. He is on seventh rank in Top 10 Richest Singer in the World 2016, was a bad guy before joining the music industry. When he noticed himself best rapper and singer, decided to quit drugs selling at age twelve during the 1980s crack epidemic. One the most interesting thing about the Jackson III, was recognized by Eminem and after that Shady Records, Inter scope Records and Aftermath Entertainment signed contracts with him.
6: Jay Z
One of the most financially successful hip hop artists and businessmen in United States of America, has bagged 21 Grammy Awards in his career and numerous nominations. He was born in 4 December, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York, US. He was discovered wealthiest rapper with estimated net worth of US$510–520 million in 2014. Jay Z tied the knot with American dazzling, seductive and multitalented R&B singer Beyoncé in 2008 and both have a daughter ‘Blue Ivy Carter’.
5: Snoop Dogg
Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr. from Long Beach, California, is high profile an American rapper and actor. He better known by the stage name Snoop Dogg, made his music debut in 1992 while launched first music album ‘Doggystyle’in 1993 under Death Row Records. The multifaceted star in on fifth position in Top 10 Richest Singer in the World 2016, though Dr. Dre of N.W.A was the person who discovered a perfect in Snoop Dogg as both worked together Dr. Dre’s solo debut album ‘The Chronic’ in 1992. As of, Snoop Dogg has sold more than 21 million albums in the United States as well 35 million albums worldwide.
4: Elton John
One of the renowned, experienced English singers Sir Elton Hercules John, was born on 25 March 1947 in Pinner, Middlesex, England. Elton John is an excellent pianist, songstress-songwriter and composer, has attained five Brit Awards, six Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, a Tony Award, the Kennedy Center Honors and others for his best. When it comes to achievements of John, bagged seven consecutive No. 1 US albums, four No. 2 and nine No. 1, 58 Billboard Top 40 singles, one song in the Billboard Hot 100 and had at least one song in the Billboard Hot 100.
3: Jennifer Lopez
Multifaceted American personality Jennifer Lynn Lopez known by her stage name J. Lo and Jennifer Lopez fashion designer, actress, finest dancer, producer, vocalist and author, was born in Bronx, New York, U.S. she has extra-ordinary abilities to do best in all fields, started her career as actress with 1986s ‘My Little Girl’ and received critical acclaim for her act. She also attained first regular high-profile job as a Fly Girl dancer on In Living Color in 1991. In 1999, launched her first studio album On the 6′ and second J.Lo in 2001 and proved how talented she is, reason why ruling successfully all around the world as well in Top 10 Richest Singer in the World 2016.
2: Bon Jovi
John Francis Bongiovi, Jr. better known by her stage name Jon Bon Jovi, won billion hearts with his most attracting personality as singer-songwriter, record producer, philanthropist, and actor. He was born on 2 March, 1962 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, U.S. He was the founder of 1980s rock band Bon Jovi which was became most-wanted band all around the world. Jon Bon Jovi has rolled out twelve studio and two solo albums with his band, which have sold more than 130 million copies all around the world and emerged them one of the world’s best-selling music artists.
Only one American female vocalist, who titled “Queen of Pop”, hence comes on first rank in Top 10 Richest Singer in the World 2016. Madonna Louise Ciccone from Bay City, Michigan, United States, rose to fame just because pushing the boundaries of lyrics in mainstream popular music and imagery in her videos, stirred a fixture on MTV. Madonna ruled all around the world with her own written and produced most of numbers as ‘Papa Don’t Preach’, ‘Music’, ‘Like a Prayer’, ‘Hung Up’, ‘Into the Groove’, ‘4 Minutes’, ‘Vogue’ and ‘Frozen’ and most of them appeared on top ranking.