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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.