Billboard’s Definitive Ranking Of 2014’s Biggest Money Makers

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Which celebrities cashed in the most over the past year? Check out Billboard’s list of Music’s Top 40 Money Makers in 2014 to find out!

  1. Taylor Swift – 2013 Earnings: $39,699,575.60
  2. Kenny Chesney – 2013 Earnings: $32,956,240.70
  3. Justin Timberlake – 2013 Earnings: $31,463,297.03
  4. Bon Jovi – 2013 Earnings: $29,436,801.04
  5. The Rolling Stones – 2013 Earnings: $26,225,121.71
  6. Beyoncé – 2013 Earnings: $24,429,176.86
  7. Maroon 5 – 2013 Earnings: $22,284,754.07
  8. Luke Bryan – 2013 Earnings: $22,142,235.98
  9. P!nk – 2013 Earnings:  $20,072,072.32
  10. Fleetwood Mac – 2013: $19,123,101.98
  11. Justin Bieber – 2013: $18,873,458.41
  12. Bruno Mars – 2013: $18,839,681
  13. One Direction – 2013: $18,041,472.69
  14. Jason Aldean – 2013: $17,896,191.98
  15. George Straig – 2013: $16,002,761.63
  16. Jay Z – 2013 Earnings: $15,652,428.82
  17. Michael Bublé – 2013 Earnings: $14,478,084
  18. Mumford & Sons – 2013 Earnings: $14,172,940.87
  19. Dave Matthews Band – 2013 Earnings: $14,172,940.87
  20. Rihanna – 2013 Earnings: $13,794,186.16
  21. Paul McCartney – 2013 Earnings: $13,769,479.16
  22. The Eagles – 2013 Earnings: $13,026,210.18
  23. Celine Dion – 2013 Earnings: $12,755,539.71
  24. Trans-Siberian Orchestra – 2013 Earnings: $12,473,798.20
  25. Phish – 2013 Earnings: $12,406,611.95
  26. Kanye West – 2013 Earnings: $11,574,833.92
  27. Blake Shelton – 2013 Earnings: $10,349,774.77
  28. John Mayer – 2013 Earnings: $10,010,017.17
  29. New Kids on the Block – 2013 Earnings: $9,938,526.59
  30. Zac Brown Band – 2013 Earnings: $9,888,213.32
  31. Imagine Dragons – 2013 Earnings: $9,448,031.68
  32. Jimmy Buffett – 2013 Earnings: $9,404,015.71
  33. Elton John – 2013 Earnings: $9,369,224.53
  34. Rascal Flatts –2013 Earnings: $9,215,475.78
  35. Rush –2013 Earnings: $9,050,583.42
  36. Miranda Lambert – 2013 Earnings: $8,831,605.89
  37. Lil Wayne – 2013 Earnings: $8,788,416.66
  38. Tim McGraw – 2013 Earnings: $8,761,716.61
  39. Eminem – 2013 Earnings: $8,524,782.99
  40. Carrie Underwood – 2013 Earnings: $8,051,483.55

 

The list takes into account tour revenue, royalties for record sales, digital downloads and streaming, as well as endorsement deals and television appearances, among other factors.

For a complete breakdown of how each individual band/artist made their dough, head to Billboard.com.

Were you surprised by any of these? Maybe the fact that the Trans-Siberian Orchestra beat out Kanye West last year? Sound off below!

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