2) Taylor Swift ($64 million)
This 24-year old country music talent earned the bulk of his bucks from touring. She also made money by endorsing brands like Keds, Diet Coke and CoverGirl. She was honored at the CMAs with the Pinnacle Award.
1) Toby Keith ($65 million)
Even though this talented country musician does not get as much mainstream acclaim as Jay Z or Diddy, he earned more than both of them this year.
The above-mentioned talented country musicians inspire many people who aspire to carve a career for themselves in this genre.