One Direction, Adele and Rihanna are among the stars to make Forbes' annual 30 under 30 music list.

The publication worked with a "panel of expert judges" to compile their top 30 "brightest stars".

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

Forbes's 30 Under 30 music stars list is as follows:

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