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U2 Tops 'Forbes' List of Highest-Paid Musicians

Isaac Brekken/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- After recently compiling a list of the highest-paid musicians under 30, Forbes magazine has now published a roundup of the 25 highest-paid musicians overall.

Number one on the list is U2, who raked in $195 million between May of 2010 and last month, thanks to their super-successful tour.  For that same reason, Bon Jovi is number two on the list with $125 million, Elton John is number three with $100 million, Lady Gaga is number four with $90 million, and Michael Buble is number five with $70 million.  All of those acts enjoyed sold-out, long-running tours.

Others on the list range from 68-year-old Paul McCartney to 17-year old Justin Bieber.  There's also one married couple on the list -- Beyonce and Jay-Z -- but he earned more than she did for the first time since their 2008 wedding.

Here's the list, which includes a five-way tie for 18th place:

1. U2 ($195 million)
2. Bon Jovi ($125 million)
3. Elton John ($100 million)
4. Lady Gaga ($90 million)
5. Michael Buble ($70 million)
6. Paul McCartney ($67 million)
7. Black Eyed Peas ($61 million)
8. Eagles ($60 million)
9. Justin Bieber ($53 million)
10. Dave Matthews Band ($51 million)
11. Toby Keith ($50 million)
12. Usher ($46 million)
13. Taylor Swift $45 million)
14. Katy Perry ($44 million)
15. Brad Paisley ($40 million)
16. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers ($38 million)
17. Jay-Z ($38 million)
18. AC/DC ($35 million)
18. Sean "Diddy" Combs ($35 million)
18. Beyonce ($35 million)
18. Tim McGraw ($35 million)
18. Muse ($35 million)
23. Rascal Flatts ($34 million)
24. Kenny Chesney ($30 million)
25. Rihanna ($29 million)

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Michael Buble Ties the Knot?

143/Reprise Records(BUENOS AIRES, Argentina) -- Although Michael Buble publicly stated that he would be getting married April 2, it seems the singer has jumped the gun.

The Buenos Aires Herald reported that he and fiancée Luisana Lopilato tied the knot in a civil ceremony Thursday in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The couple was surrounded by journalists and fans as they left the ceremony, smiling for photographers.

According to the paper, the couple will have a religious ceremony this weekend, at the Villa Maria palace in Canuelas, outside Buenos Aires. A party will follow. The couple plan to have another party in May in Buble's home country of Canada.

According to the paper, Lopilato, an Argentine actress and singer, said, "I’m surprised and overwhelmed by the amount of fans and journalists that came out today. I’m a normal person, despite my job, and I really wasn’t expecting this."

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Michael Buble Adds More Tour Dates, Plans New Single

Photo Courtesy - 143/Reprise Records(NEW YORK) -- Michael Buble's Crazy Love tour is getting crazier, as 16 more tour dates have been added to his schedule.  The new dates kick off June 1 in Austin, Texas and will wrap up June 25 in Duluth, Minnesota.

Meanwhile, on Tuesday, Buble will release a new single, "Hold On," which is one of his original songs from the Crazy Love album.

Starting next Friday, the singer will be in Australia for a string of shows that will take him through March.  Then he'll head to Asia for a few more dates, wrapping March 13.  On March 18, he'll be back in the U.S., co-hosting Live with Regis & Kelly, and and then in early April, he's marrying his fiancee, Luisana Lopilato.

Here are Buble's new tour dates:

6/1 --  Austin, TX, Frank Erwin Center
6/3 --  Memphis, TN, FedEx Forum
6/4 --  Louisville, KY, KFC Yum! Center
6/5 --  Milwaukee, WI, Bradley Center
6/7 --  Toledo, OH, Huntington Center
6/8 --  Wilkes-Barre, PA, Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
6/10 -- Pittsburgh, PA, CONSOL Energy Center
6/11 -- Atlantic City, NJ, Boardwalk Hall
6/12 -- Providence, RI, Dunkin Donuts Center
6/14 -- Uncasville, CT, Mohegan Sun Casino
6/15 -- Uncasville, CT, Mohegan Sun Casino
6/17 -- Manchester, NH, Verizon Wireless Arena
6/18 -- Albany, NY, Times Union Center
6/21 -- Springfield, MO, JQH Arena
6/23 -- Des Moines, IA, Wells Fargo Arena
6/24 -- Moline, IL, i-Wireless Center
6/25 -- Duluth, MN, AMSOIL Arena

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Michael Buble Announces Wedding Date

Photo Courtesy - 143/Reprise Records(NEW YORK) -- Michael Buble has finally revealed when he and fiance Luisana Lopilato plan to tie the knot.

Appearing on NBC's Today show on Monday, Michael said that he and his Argentinean love will be married April 6. 

"I was going to do it on [April] 29, but figured I wouldn't get any press," he said, referencing the date chosen by Prince William and Kate Middleton.

Michael tells Entertainment Tonight Canada that he and Lopilato will have two ceremonies -- one in Argentina, then another in his hometown of Vancouver -- but it's unclear which one will take place April 6.  He also tells the TV show they plan to honeymoon in Africa.

As for children, Lopilato wants to have "four or five," she tells Entertainment Tonight Canada, but Michael says, "I would like to start off with sea monkeys first and see if I can keep those alive."

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Michael Buble Releases Track Listing for New Deluxe Album

Photo Courtesy - Reprise Records/ MichaelBuble.comSinger Michael Buble has released details of the re-release of his album Crazy Love, called Crazy Love: Hollywood Edition.  Arriving Oct. 25, the package will include the original Crazy Love album, plus another disc called Hollywood: The Deluxe EP.  Fans who already own Crazy Love can purchase that one separately as a stand-alone.  The eight-track EP features four new songs, including his single "Hollywood," plus live recordings.

Here's the track listing:

1. "Hollywood"
2. "At This Moment" (live)
3. "Some Kind of Wonderful"
4. "End of May"
5. "Me & Mrs. Jones" (live)
6. "Haven't Met You Yet" (live)
7. "Heartache Tonight" (live)
8. "Best of Me"

Buble is currently touring Europe, but he'll return to the U.S. on Nov. 23 for another string of dates, which will wrap up Dec. 13 in Los Angeles.

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