Adele tops Sunday Times Young Music Rich List

Adele tops the Sunday Times Young Music Rich List with a fortune of £30 million.

According to researchers, the singer made £10 million in the last year despite taking much of it off to recover from a throat operation and have a baby.

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Adele is at the top of the Sunday Times Young Music Rich List with a £30m fortune. Credit: Doug Peters/Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment

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.

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McCartney tops music rich list

Sir Paul McCartney has once again topped the Sunday Times Rich List of music millionaires with a fortune of £680m shared with his wife. Adele tops the Young Music Rich List with a fortune of £30 million and One Direction made £5m each last year.