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Union Members Among 30 Highest Paid Musicians

Several union members were among Forbes’ list of the highest earning musicians. The figures include money from touring, record sales, publishing royalties, merchandise, endorsements, and other business ventures, during the June 2013 to June 2014 fiscal year. AFM members included on the list were: $81 million—Bruce Springsteen of Locals 399 (Asbury Park, NJ) and 47 (Los Angeles, CA); $80 million—Justin Bieber of Local 418 (Stratford, ON); $64 million—Taylor Swift of Local 257 (Nashville, TN); $60 million—Bruno Mars of Local 47; $51 million—Michael Bublé of Local 145 (Vancouver, BC); and $44 million—Kenny Chesney of Local 257.

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Instrument Carry-on Rule for Flights Pleases Musicians 

DOT Harmonizes Rules for Musical Instruments on Flights 

Musicians Get Approval to Carry on Instruments When Flying 

DOT Final Rule on Musical Instruments in the Cabin 

DOT Updates Rules for Musical Instruments on Planes 

U.S. DoT Issues Final Rule – Air Travel with Musical Instruments 

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