Luke Bryan, Keith Urban Among Forbes' Highest-Paid Country Singers Of 2019

Luke Bryan, Keith Urban Among Forbes' Highest-Paid Country Singers Of 2019

Country music's highest paid stars of the year have been revealed.

According to Forbes, the highest-earning singers in country music all made more than $20 million each with to top-paid star making over twice that much. Contemporary country acts like Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Eric Church and more were featured in the Top 10 alongside some of country music's greatest including Kenny Chesney, Shania Twain, and Garth Brooks.

In the past, the lack of diversity has been evident on the list, however this year six women were featured on the list including Twain, Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood, Faith Hill, Miranda Lambert and Lady Antebellum. Additionally, Lil Nas X is both the first openly gay act and the first person of color to make the list sitting at $14 million.

The full list of Forbes' top 20 highest-paid country singers of 2019 can be seen below.

20. Miranda Lambert, $13 million (tie)

20. Lady Antebellum, $13 million (tie)

19. Rascal Flatts, $13.5 million

18. Lil Nas X, $14 million

17. Faith Hill, $15 million

16. Carrie Underwood, $16 million

15. Dolly Parton, $17 million

14. George Strait, $17.5 million

13. Tim McGraw, $18 million

12. Dierks Bentley, $20 million

11. Toby Keith, $21 million

10. Jason Aldean, $23.5 million

9. Garth Brooks, $24 million

8. Florida Georgia Line, $26 million

7. Shania Twain, $29 million

6. Eric Church, $30 million

5. Kenny Chesney, $31 million

4. Blake Shelton, $32 million

3. Keith Urban, $35 million

2. Zac Brown Band, $38.5 million

1. Luke Bryan, $42.5 million


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