The top 10 richest music millionaires in Britain and Ireland, according to the Sunday Times Rich List are:
- 1 - Sir Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell - £680 million
- 2 - Andrew Lloyd Webber - £620 million
- 3 - U2 -£520 million
- 4 - Sir Elton John - £240 million
- 5 - David and Victoria Beckham - £200 million
- 6 - Mick Jagger - £200 million
- 7 - Michael Flatley - £191 million
- 8 - Keith Richards - £185 million
- 9 - Olivia and Dhani Harrison - £180 million
- 10 - Sting - £180 million
The full list will be published on Sunday April 21.
Adele tops the Sunday Times Young Music Rich List with a fortune of £30 million.
According to researchers, the Tottenham-born singer made £10 million in the last year despite taking much of it off to recover from a throat operation and have a baby.
Cheryl Cole is second in the list of music millionaires aged 30 and under with a fortune estimated at £14 million, while Leona Lewis and Katie Melua are just behind with £12 million.
New entries to the list include Emeli Sande and Ed Sheeran who are each worth £5 million.
The top five richest young music millionaires in Britain and Ireland according to the Sunday Times Rich List:
1 - Adele - £30 million
2 - Cheryl Cole - £14 million
3 - Leona Lewis - £12 million
3 - Katie Melua - £12 million
5 - Florence Welch - £9 million
London girl Adele has topped the Sunday Times list of Young Music Millionaires.
The multiple award winner has an estimated worth of £30 million.
However, she has a little way to go to match the top music earner of all- Sir Paul McCartney, who has a fortune of £680 million.
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West London born Dame Helen Mirren is nominated in the Best Actress category for her role in Hitchcock - playing the wife of the famous filmmaker.
Dame Helen Mirren said she was "delighted" to have been nominated for Best Actress for her performance as Alma Reville in Hitchcock.
This was a wonderful role, Alma Reville was more than Hitchcock's wife, in many ways she was his muse, his assistant, his editor and more, and I am proud to have had the opportunity to portray her.
There were many people involved in the making of the film, all of whom played a part in this nomination.
I would particularly like to thank my co-star Anthony Hopkins and our director Sacha Gervasi who helped me to shape Alma on to the screen.
The latest 007 film Skyfall secured eight nominations, including nods for Dame Judi Dench and Javier Bardem: