Toby Keith Continues Reign As Highest-Paid Country Star
For the second year in a row, Toby Keith is the highest-paid singer in country music, according to Forbes. The singer has earned a total of $65 million since June, 2013, and more than $335 million over the last six years.
Taylor Swift is second on the list with earnings of $64 million in the past year. She is followed by Kenny Chesney ($44 million), Jason Aldean ($37 million) and Luke Bryan ($34 million).
Keith's income is due to profits from his record label, Show Dog - Universal, as well as collaborations with Ford, his restaurant I Love This Bar, and his Wild Shot liquor range.
The country star has had 19 number-one hits and has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide.
In 2013, he released his 17th studio album, "Drinks After Work."