Bieber highest earning teen performerBy IANS
Monday, October 4, 2010
LONDON - Teen pop star Justin Bieber has emerged as the highest earning young performer this year - he gets $300,000 per concert.
A new rich list reveals the 16-year-old earns twice as much money as rap sensation Drake, three times as much as music rival Selena Gomez and quadruple the paycheck of American Idol star Jordin Sparks, reports contactmusic.com.
Bieber still has a few miles go before he surpasses Rascal Flatts, Kiss and Keith Urban, who have topped the rich list of all artists touring in 2010.
The Rascal Flatts trio earns $702,500 per concert, followed by glam rock veterans Kiss with $500,000 and Nicole Kidman’s husband Urban with $487,500.
Other notable entries include Sheryl Crowe, earning $146,500, Bret Michaels with $64,000 and American Idol champ Kris Allen with $12,500.