The top ten songs that have made the most money according to a compilation done by Forbes. Compiled with data from multiple sources and data collected by the accounting firm Deloitte, these songs are now worth between $1.2M-3.9M each.
What are some songs that have made the most money
There are many ways to make money from your music, whether it’s through royalties, live performances or merchandise. Some songs that have made the most money include: “Good Vibrations” by the Beach Boys, “Happy Birthday” by American Idol’s Fantasia Barrino and “One” by Bananarama.
What songs performed by The Beatles have made the most money
“Hey Jude” was released in 1968, and has made the most money of any Beatles song with $1.6 billion in sales to date, according to “Billboard”. The song was the result of a collaboration between Paul McCartney and John Lennon. They were introduced by their mutual friend Harry Nilsson. It was recorded in one take and included a mock-up of an actual billboard with the band’s faces on it.
Songs from the hit musical Hamilton make the most money
The hit musical Hamilton is a story about the life of Alexander Hamilton. The soundtrack for the show has made $525 million; which is almost 100 times more than the initial investment that was believed to have been necessary to make it happen.
Songs from 2016 that made the most
Songs that have made the most money in 2016 are, “Formation”; by Beyonce featuring Kendrick Lamar and “Bad Blood” by Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar. The songs rank third and fourth on the list of all time highest paid songs.
How to get your song on iTunes or Spotify
iTunes is the Apple music store that sells digital music. Spotify is a popular service that allows users to listen to songs on-demand, with advertisements. Streaming services like these can help you get your song on the airwaves or on iTunes. The steps are simple and straight-forward: