Who Makes The Most Money In Country Music

posted by Tom Travis - 

Country is king of bringing in the cash.

Forbes has unveiled its new list of the world’s highest-paid country music stars of 2017, and a slew of top talent made the money-making rundown.

Garth Brooks tops the list with $60 million, most of which comes from his recent world tour. Kenny Chesney comes in at No. 2 with $42.5 million, while Luke Bryan follows closely behind at No. 3 with $42 million.

Rounding out the top 5 country paychecks of 2017 are Dolly Parton ($37 million), Toby Keith ($34.5 million [tie]) and Florida Georgia Line ($34.5 million [tie]), respectively.

The top 10 cash kings of country earned a combined total of $366 million in 2017, down from $393 million last year.

See the full Forbes here.

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