Taylor Swift's RED Tour - Melbourne, Australia
Taylor Swift's RED Tour at Etihad Stadium on December 14, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia Scott Barbour—TAS/Getty Images

Taylor Swift Tops Music's Rich List

Mar 10, 2014

Taylor Swift brought in the big bucks this past year, topping Billboard's Top Money Makers list for 2014. Swift's RED Tour, which took in an estimated $30 million, put the country crooner ahead of the likes of Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake and Maroon 5.

Billboard ranks artists based on their U.S. earnings from touring, record sales, publishing royalties and revenue from streaming music and video.

Here are the top 10 earners in music for the past 12 months:

1. Taylor Swift — $39,699,575.60

2. Kenny Chesney — $32,956,240.70

3. Justin Timberlake — $31,463,297.03

4. Bon Jovi — $29,436,801.04

5. The Rolling Stones — $26,225,121.71

6. Beyoncé — $24,429,176.86

7. Maroon 5 — $24,429,176.86

8. Luke Bryan — $22,142,235.98

9. Pink — $20,072,072.32

10. Fleetwood Mac — $19,123,101.98

[Billboard]

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