2 Country Stars Featured on Forbes’ 2020 List of the “Top 100 World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities”

2 Country Stars Featured on Forbes’ 2020 List of the “Top 100 World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities”

Two country stars are featured on Forbes’ 2020 list of the Top 100 World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities.

  • No. 62: Luke Bryan, $45.5 million
  • No. 70: Blake Shelton, $43.5 million

With that kind of earning power, don’t let your parents talk you out of pursuing your country music dreams. In addition to their earnings from touring and album/single sales, Forbes noted that Luke pulls in an estimated $12 million per season for his work as a judge on American Idol, while Blake rakes in an estimated $13 million per season for his role on The Voice.

Kylie Jenner topped this year’s list with $590 million, followed by Kanye West (#2, $170 million), Roger Federer (#3, $106.3 million), Cristiano Ronaldo (#4, $105 million) and Lionel Messi (#5, $104 million).

Forbes’ 2019 list featured two country artists:

  • No. 78: Luke Bryan, $42.5 million
  • No. 95: Zac Brown Band, $38.5 million

Forbes‘ 2018 list featured three country artists:

  • No. 45: Luke Bryan, $52 million
  • No. 59: Garth Brooks, $45.5 million
  • No. 87: Kenny Chesney, $37 million

Forbes’ 2017 list featured seven country artists.

  • No. 26: Garth Brooks, $60 million
  • No. 53: Kenny Chesney, $42.5 million
  • No. 55: Luke Bryan, $42 million
  • No. 71: Dolly Parton, $37 million
  • No. 83: Toby Keith, $34.5 million
  • No. 83: Florida Georgia Line, $34.5 million
  • No. 98: Jason Aldean, $32.5 million

photos: Blake Shelton by NCD; Luke Bryan by Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com

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Thomas Rhett Will Never Take Touring for Granted

Thomas Rhett Will Never Take Touring for Granted

Thomas Rhett is ready to hit the road and Bring The Bar To You in 2022!

Starting in June, Thomas will kick-off his Bring The Bar To You tour with back to back shows in Gilford, New Hampshire with openers Parker McCollum and Conner Smith.

After going through the last two years, Thomas says, “I’ll never take for granted being able to come see y’all and I’m so fired up to play some of these new ones that were made with these nights in mind. I have a feeling things are going to get loud – I’m counting down the days already!”

Photo Courtesy of Thomas Rhett