Luke Bryan is the main man when it comes to raking in the dough…according to the Forbes list of the Highest-Paid Country Stars for 2018. Garth Brooks was number-one last year.
The list takes into account record sales, concert tickets, outside business ventures and endorsement deals.
Here are the rankings:
- Luke Bryan - $52 million
- Garth Brooks - $45 million
- Kenny Chesney - $37 million
- Zac Brown Band - $31 million
- Blake Shelton - $28 million
- Florida Georgia Line - $27 million
- Jason Aldean - $23 million
- Toby Keith - $22 million
- Brad Paisley - $20 million
- Dolly Parton - $19 million
With all the summer touring and fall album releases, the totals for the calendar year 2018 may well be different.
Only one woman in the Top 10. Think about it.
Wow, Zac Brown Band makes more than Blake and Jason? (But there's a bunch of 'em, so each one makes a lot less.)