Taylor Swift And Kenny Chesney Among Top Money Makers
March 9, 2012 at 1:01 PM (PT)
BIG MACHINE star TAYLOR SWIFT is number one on the BILLBOARD “Money Makers” list again this year. She earned more than $35 million in 2011, with U2 in 2nd with $32 million. BNA NASHVILLE artist KENNY CHESNEY, LADY GAGA and LIL WAYNE finish out the top five.
The list uses U.S. income sources from tours, albums sales and publishing royalties, and does not include sponsorships, merchandise sales or synchronization deals.