Who Is Music’s Biggest Earner?

We revealed the top 20 earners in the music world, according to Billboard. It was great to see a few country names in the list!

Taylor Swift tops the list of money makers, as calculated by Billboard. Taking into account earnings from touring, music sales, publishing royalties, and revenue from digital music and video streaming, Taylor picked up a whopping $39.6m, way out in front of fellow country singer Kenny Chesney ($32.9m) and Justin Timberlake with ($31.4m).

Check out the top 20 and see where your favourites sit in the list! Country stars highlighted, of course.

1. Taylor Swift – $39,699,575.60
2. Kenny Chesney – $32,956,240.70
3. Justin Timberlake – $31,463,297.03
4. Bon Jovi – $29,436,801.04
5. The Rolling Stones – $26,225,121.71
6. Beyonce – $24,429,176.86
7. Maroon 5 – $22,284,754.07
8. Luke Bryan – $22,142,235.98
9. P!nk – $20,072,072.32
10. Fleetwood Mac – $19,123,101.98
11. Justin Bieber – $18,873,458.41
12. Bruno Mars – $18,839,681
13. One Direction – $18,041,472.69
14. Jason Aldean – $17,896,191.98
15. George Strait – $16,002,761.63
16. Jay Z – $15,652,428.82
17. Michael Buble – $14,478,084
18. Mumford & Sons – $14,172,940.87
19. Dave Matthews Band – $13,932,731.14
20. Rihanna – $13,794,186.16

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