The Top 10 Money Makers in the Music Industry
Billboard Ranks Music's Highest Paid Artists
So which of our favorite artists are bringing in the most cash? You might be surprised to find out...
If you're a Los Angeles native like me, this probably comes as a surprise. Sure, I'll rock out to some good ol' country tunes with the rest of 'em, but I couldn't have guessed Kenny Chesney makes more money than Justin Timberlake and Beyoncé or that Luke Bryan beats out Jay Z for a top 10 spot. The midwest must be the most dedicated fan base in the world!
Taylor Swift holds the No. 1 spot, raking in more than $39 Million after her Red Tour with integrated sponsorships from Keds, Elizabeth Arden and Diet Coke. Kenny Chesney and Justin Timberlake trail close behind.
Launch the gallery above to check out the rest of the top 10 list of highest paid musicians.
You can check out the full Billboard article here.