Billboard names Taylor Swift top-earning musician

Posted at 11:16 AM, May 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-09 11:15:12-04

LOS ANGELES, CA -  Taylor Swift is one of the biggest names in pop music. Now, the singer who hit it big with the multi-platinum album "1989" is reaping big rewards. Billboard says Tay-Tay was the top earning musician in the world in 2015.

Billboard compared musicians' earnings from record sales, file streaming, publishing rights and live events. Taylor reportedly made $73.5 million  last year, with more than $60 million coming from her "1989" tour.

So, just like the name of her song, Ms. Swift's money will let her live her wildest dreams.