Taylor Swift Among Forbes' Highest Paid Country Stars
Taylor Swift was the second highest earning country musician on Forbes list of highest paid country stars, coming in second to Toby Keith. The country-pop starlet pulled in $64 million over the past year, just one mil under Toby's $65 mil.
According to Forbes, Swift's earnings came mostly from her world tour, and endorsements with brands like Diet Coke, Keds and CoverGirl.
Kenny Chesney took the three spot $44 million, while Jason Aldean ($37 million) and Luke Bryan ($34 million) rounded out the top five.
Meanwhile, Zac Brown Band ($29 million), Keith Urban ($28 million), Rascal Flatts ($27 million), George Strait ($26 million) and Florida Georgia Line ($24 million) filled out the top ten.
The top ten country earners made $378 million over the past year, wrote Forbes, and country acts are currently outpacing the top pop acts.
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