Bruce Springsteen is “The Boss” of top earning musicians on Rolling Stone’s list of 2021’s 10 Highest Paid Musicians with a whopping $590 million. A majority of the top earers of the year came down to artists — like Springsteen — selling either they songwriting catalogues, publishing, and/or other major assets.

Number Two on the list was Jay-Z with $470 million, followed by Paul Simon with $260,000. Rapper Kanye West came in at Number Four with $250 million — with the top five founded out by OneRepublic‘s frontman and songwriter, Ryan Tedder with a cool $200 million.

Rolling Stone’s list of 2021’s Highest Paid Musicians

1. Bruce Springsteen – $590 million
2. Jay-Z – $470 million
3. Paul Simon – $260 million
4. Kanye West – $250 million
5. Ryan Tedder – $200 million
6. Red Hot Chili Peppers – $145 million
7. Lindsey Buckingham – $100 million
8. Mötley Crüe – $95 million
9. Blake Shelton – $83 million
10. Taylor Swift – $80 million


  • Bruce Springsteen has just issued Anaheim – May 22nd, 2000 — the latest official bootleg in his ongoing monthly archive series.

The tracklisting to Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band’s Anaheim – May 22nd, 2000 is:

  • “Take ‘Em As They Come,” “The Promised Land,” “Two Hearts,” “Darlington County,” “Rendezvous,” “Factory,” “Independence Day,” “Youngstown,” “Murder Incorporated,” “Badlands,” “Out In The Street,” “Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out,” “Roll Of The Dice,” “No Surrender,” “Racing In The Street,” “Light Of Day,” “Stand On It,” “Bobby Jean,” “Born To Run,” “Thunder Road,” “If I Should Fall Behind,” “Land Of Hope And Dreams,” “Gloria,” and “Ramrod.”

CHECK IT OUT: Bruce Springsteen on August 11th, 2005 performing “I Ain’t Got You” live in Seattle: