Friday, November 22, 2013

Forbes: Ten Top-Earning Country Music Acts of 2013

Country artists making Forbes' recent list of the Highest-Paid Musicians 2013:
  • Toby Keith at No. 4 with $65 million
  • Taylor Swift at No. 7 with $55 million
  • Kenny Chesney tied with Beyoncé at No. 9 with $53 million
  • Tim McGraw tied with Pink and Tiësto at No. 25 with $32 million 
Forbes uses data collected from Pollstar, the RIAA, Nielsen SoundScan and the artists themselves while taking into account ticket sales, merchandising, publishing royalties, endorsements and personal business ventures.

Madonna is No. 1 with $125 million.

The ranking is based on income from June 1, 2012 through June 1, 2013.

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