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Are our rich popstars worth it?

Leona, Charlotte and Cheryl

A new list of the richest young musicians in Britain has come out. Leona Lewis and Charlotte Church have come joint first with £11m, and Cheryl Cole is not far behind!

Do you think they are worth all that money? Does it make you want to be a popstar?

Which musicians do you think deserve to make it onto the list?

The top six spots are all women with Craig David the highest man in seventh place. Why do you think the girls are doing so well?

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Your comments

"Some pop stars are worth it and some aren't, it depends on who it is."

Sonali, 12, Birmingham, England

"I don't think they are worth all that. It seems so unfair that they're getting millions of pounds while other people in the world don't have enough food to eat and water to drink!"

Anna, 12, Reading, England

"I do not think that rich pop stars are worth it, as people who really make a big difference in the world don't get nearly as much money as them!!"

Ada, 11, London, England

"Actually, Cheryl deserves the money more than anyone else, although I think they all deserve the money they earn."

Catherine, 11, Gutersloh, Germany

"I think the top six spots are all women because women and girls generally show a bigger interest in pop music than men or boys."

Jack, 11, Norwich, England

"I think they should only earn as much as a normal person since it is not a very hard job and with all that money they will never have to work again."

Jonathan, 11, North Yorkshire, England

"I think doctors should be paid like popstars because they work hard all day and help people who are suffering from illnesses. All popstars do is sing. They're SO not worth it!"

Saz, 12, Surrey, England

"I think Leona Lewis and Charlotte Church deserve it but I don't think Cheryl Cole does."

Ellie, 12, West Sussex, England

"It's strange how people get rated on how rich they are or how much they are worth. They are still human! I guess Leona deserves it, she worked really hard on the albums and that's clear. All Cheryl really did in my eyes is get Simon Cowell to put her as a judge on X Factor and marry a footballer!"

Megan, 12, Dundee, Scotland

"I think none of the stars deserve it because the money should be given to charity or to make more homes for the homeless."

Jessica, 12, London, England

"They work hard to release a song for us to listen to. I think that Leona has a massive voice and album that's worth buying."

Sophie, 11, Huddersfield, England

"I think they earn too much for what they do!"

Adam, 10, Cardiff, Wales

"I think most popstars deserve their money and I have always been keen to be a popstar or start a band. I love MUSIC!"

Carmen, 10, Leicester, England

"Well some rich popstars are worth it but they're not that important. They are only for entertainment."

Ginnie, 13, London, England

"The celebrities must be very brave to sing in front of the public and let them know every bit of their private lives, so I think they have every right to earn the money they get. I would also like to be a popstar hopefully when I am older!"

Lauren, 14, London, England

"I really like all of those people. They are all fair with great personalities. No wonder they're rich, look how hard they work!!"

Sasha, 11, Southampton, England

"I think Cheryl Cole deserves to be on the list because she is a lovely person and her music is great, both in a group and solo. I love her and she is my idol!"

Lucy, 13, Worcestershire, England

"I think they all are worth it! They are beautiful and talented so why not? Cheryl Cole is especially beautiful and has gone through so much!"

Drew, 12, London, England

"I think that most popstars are worth it, but there are a few exceptions such as Lily Allen who I don't think is an amazing singer. But they work hard so fair play to them."

Beth, 12, London, England

"I think that Leona Lewis and Cheryl Cole will get quite a lot of money because they are popstars who go into the top 40 charts. I first knew about Charlotte Church was when I first watched Over The Rainbow!"

Victoria, 7, Alnwick, England

"I think JLS are worth a lot. I don't think Charlotte Church should be that well paid."

Simran, 13, London, England

"I think Cheryl Cole is maybe but not Charlotte Church or Leona Lewis."

Holly, 11, Cheshire, England

"I don't think popstars should be getting that much because all they mainly do is sing. Some people in the public work so hard and they don't even get close to that much money."

Faduma, 12, London, England

"I think that some of these popstars deserve what they earn. Leona Lewis and Cheryl Cole 100% deserve what they are getting and nothing should get in their way!"

Chloe, 12, Essex, England

"I don't think singers are worth it because they don't do anything good for the country and instead of spending all their money on flashy sports cars, mansions etc they should donate it to charity."

Holly, 11, London, England

"Pop stars earn WAY TOO MUCH! I would cut their earnings by at least half if I could! Yes, most stars are talented but that doesn't mean they should earn any more than doctors! What does Cheryl Cole do for me? She isn't really a good role model. I would much rather admire a doctor who saves lives."

Debbie, 12, Wakefield, England

"I think that celebrities are just like us, they shouldn't have all that money. Even singers that can't actually sing still get money."

Vanessa, 10, West Sussex, England

"I do not think it is necessary for anyone to have that amount of money, regardless of who they are or what they have done. When there are people starving and dying from curable diseases all over the world, it isn't fair. The music industry is ridiculously over priced. No-one is worth that amount of money."

Lucienne, 12, Oxford, England

"I find it really stupid that celebrities get so much money when a lot of people are suffering! I don't want to be a celebrity just to get money because that would be really greedy."

Katie, 13, Kent, England

"I don't know whether these singers are worth it. I think yes and no because a lot of people like singers, either because of their voice or because of how they look. Some singers I think, are not worth all that money. I think Leona Lewis is a great singer!"

Samiya, 12, London, England

"No! The money could be put to much better use, like being given to charity. Surely the popstars sing because that's their passion, not because of the money?"

Orli, 10, London, England

"Most singers are worth it, but Cheryl Cole isn't :("

Sinead, 13, Blackburn, England

"I'm fine being who I am. They made that money fair and square, so who's to say if they deserve it or not? Who am I to judge?"

Jamila, 13, Sheffield, England