Who Was the Top Earning Male Country Singer in 2014?

Who Was the Top Earning Male Country Singer in 2014?

In 2014, American country star Toby Keith topped the list of highest earners; his income reached $65 million by the end of the year. Keith credits sales of his songs and records as primary sources of revenue, but he receives income as owner of a restaurant chain and from corporate sponsors, primarily Ford, as well.

Keith enjoyed prominence in 2014 as the top-earning country male singer, and took that same title in 2013. Since producing a Top 100 song 15 years ago, Keith proved a successful country singer. His total income, according to Forbes, totals $335 million for the past 6 years. Rounding out the top three highest-grossing country singers are female artists Taylor Swift and male artist Kenny Chesney; they earned $64 million and $44 million in 2014, respectively.