Using data from the annual year-end Forbes magazine story that reports what the world's highest paid musicians made over the year, the website Sky Range has done the math and calculated what those stars made per second in 2014.
You've got your Pop Superstars: Justin Bieber made $80 million in 2014, or $2.54 a second. Beyonce made $115 million, $3.65 every second of the year. Taylor Swift? She earned $2.03 a second, or $64 million for the year.
Singers and Solo Acts: Bruce Springsteen earned a whopping $2.57 a second last year, or $81 million. Celine Dion pulled down $36 mill, which is $1.14 per second. Paul McCartney made a jaw-dropping $71 million, or $2.25 a second, despite the fact that no one even knows who he is.
Rappers, Producers, and Moguls: P. Diddy made $1.90 a second. Jay Z, the same. Drake made a measly $1.05 per second in 2014.
Sky Range also includes a handy counter underneath each of the top-earning artists by category which shows how much money they've made while you are on the site.
There are a lot more artists listed, so go ahead: take a stroll and see what the biggest stars in music made per second last year.