The Forbes Highest Paid Country Musicians List

ROSEMONT, IL - SEPTEMBER 05: Garth Brooks performs on stage at Allstate Arena on September 5, 2014 in Rosemont, United States. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Redferns via Getty Images)

Forbes has released its list of the "World’s Highest Paid Country Musicians of 2017," with Garth Brooks holding the No. 1 spot for the third straight year with $60 million in earnings. Coming in a No. 2 is Kenny Chesney with $42.5 million, slightly edging out the third place finisher Luke Bryan, who brought in $42 mil flat. Dolly Parton comes in at No. 4 with earnings of $37 million, followed by a tie for fifth place between Toby Keith and Florida Georgia Line at $34.5 million apiece. Jason Aldean ($32.5 million), Blake Shelton ($31.5 million) and Keith Urban ($30 million) make up the 7th, 8th and 9th spots, respectively, while Eric Church and Zac Brown Band find themselves tied at 10th with $25 million each.


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