Lady Gaga Tops Forbes Celebrity Power List
May 18, 2011 at 12:47 PM (PT)
Radio and music celebrities are all over FORBES magazine's annual list of "The World's Most Powerful Celebrities," and this year's list is topped by LADY GAGA, with OPRAH WINFREY second, JUSTIN BIEBER in third, U2 in fourth, and ELTON JOHN taking fifth place.
Music celebrities on the list include TAYLOR SWIFT (7th), BON JOVI (8th), KATY PERRY (12th), BLACK EYED PEAS (16th), PAUL MCCARTNEY (20th), BEYONCE KNOWLES (29th), USHER (32nd), MUSE (34th), JAY-Z (38th), BRAD PAISLEY (48th), TOBY KEITH (51st), SEAN (DIDDY) COMBS (52nd), TIM MCGRAW (61st), EMINEM (71st), KANYE WEST (76th), and LIL WAYNE (85th).
Radio celebrities picked for the list include RUSH LIMBAUGH (23rd), RYAN SEACREST (24th), HOWARD STERN (26th), and GLENN BECK (30th).
SIMON COWELL, whose career is both as a music executive and TV producer/host, is in ninth place. JENNIFER LOPEZ, known mostly for acting but also with a music career, is fiftieth, with WILL SMITH, also with a dual career in acting and music, in 65th place. And DAN WHITNEY, the comic whose LARRY THE CABLE GUY persona started as a radio character, is 91st.
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