ED Sheeran made £47,000 a day last year despite taking the 12 months off.
The Thinking Out Loud singer, 26, raked in £17.2million in sales for his company then paid himself £15.5million.
Figures show he earned £39.4million from sales in three years.
They do not yet include any income from his record-breaking 2017.
Ed took time off throughout 2016 after years of touring and recording started to take their toll.
In 2015 he had a turnover of £15million and £7.2million the year before.
It means his turnover has increased 250 per cent in two years.
Sheeran’s third album Divide shifted more than two million copies and became this year’s biggest-selling entertainment product.
But sales are not included in the accounts for 2016 in which he barely released anything new.
Much of the money is thought to have come from global sales of his album X, released in 2015.
Ed’s accounts state: “The company would expect similar results for next year.”
Sheeran signed off the accounts last week.
Despite the huge turnover the firm’s profits were £10.6million, slightly down on 2015’s £11million.
This left him with a £2.1million corporation tax bill.
Fellow pop star Adele also had a bumper few years from sales of her back catalogue.
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