Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney Get Top Two Spots on Music Money Maker List
Beat out Justin Timberlake, Bon Jovi and more.
Country music stars have captured the top two spots on Billboard’s annual all-genre Top 40 Money Makers list.
And the names won’t surprise you—Taylor Swift tops it with $39.7 million (plus another $10 million or so in endorsements) hauled in last year, and Kenny Chesney finished second with $32.9 million.
For Taylor, selling nearly 10 million downloads contributed greatly to her awesome year at the cash register.
For Kenny, his latest album, Life on a Rock, hit No. 1 and his last tour hit the 1-million-tickets-sold mark, for the 10th time in a row.
Taylor and Kenny beat out acts like Justin Timberlake, Bon Jovi and The Rolling Stones for the top spots.