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Adele, 1D, Rihanna Make Forbes' 30 Under 30 Music List

The likes of Gaga & Biebs also feature! See the full rundown here...

Adele, One Direction and Rihanna have been named on Forbes magazine's list of the "brightest stars" in music under the age of 30.

The likes of Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga also made an appearance on the list, which was complied by the mag across 15 categories after working with "a panel of expert judges" to decide on the final placings.

Adele made the cut following the success of her record-breaking album 21 - which has now sold over 23 million copies worldwide.

1D were honoured for the huge success of debut single What Makes You Beautiful, while RiRi's endorsement deals and sold-out shows were taken in to account.

Forbes stated: "In sum they represent the entrepreneurial, creative and intellectual best of their generation. Individually, they are engaging, surprising and incredibly hardworking."

Forbes' 30 Under 30 music stars list:

Adele
Avicii
Justin Bieber
Benny Blanco
Drake
Daniel Ek
Lady GaGa
Skylar Grey
Calvin Harris
Matt Jones
Ke$ha
Wiz Khalifa
Adam Kluger
Kendrick Lamar
Tom Lehman, Ilan Zechory
Bruno Mars
Mac Miller
Marcus Mumford
Frank Ocean
One Direction
Katy Perry
Delta Rae
Rihanna
Elias Roman, Peter Asbill, Elliott Breece, Eric Davich
James 'J' Sider
Skrillex
Taylor Swift
Sam Tarantino, Josh Greenberg
Alex White
Sara Winter

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