Justin Bieber Tops Forbes' List Of The Highest-earning Celebrities Under 30

With a new album reportedly in the works, the 20-year-old star has a chance to let his music speak louder than his latest site internet shenanigans. Bieber recently released 15 seconds each of 11 songs using his Instagram account but theres no solid word on when the album will be finished. Musicians dominateour annual list of the youngest celebrity money makers, filling nine of the top 10 positions. The list is based on research for my company our annual Celebrity 100 rundown, which looks at entertainment-related earnings between June 2013 and June 2014. The Celebrity 100is based onearnings and metrics that quantify fame; on that list, Bieber ranked 33rd. Here, were just looking at earnings and the under-30 crowd. Ourestimates are based on entertainment-related income and we do not deduct for taxes, management fees or the other costs of being a celebrity. Ranking second is a group of young men who, unlike Bieber, have yet to tarnish their reputations. One Direction (average age, 21) earned an estimated $75 million between June 2013 and June 2014. Full story: http://www.msn.com/en-us/entertainment/news/justin-bieber-tops-forbes-list-of-the-highest-earning-celebrities-under-30/ar-BBfBF8T?srcref=rss