Taylor Swift 2010 Top Country Money Earner

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tay Taylor Swift 2010 Top Country Money Earner

[lastfm link_type=””]Taylor Swift[/lastfm], currently going around the world on her Speak Now World Tour, is making more money than all of her country peers.  The list of the top income-earners for last year was based solely on US earnings, including record sales and tours.  According to data, Tay-tay earned $20,730,431 last year.  And that puts her just about $10 million behind the lady in the egg, [lastfm link_type=””]Lady GaGa[/lastfm].

[lastfm link_type=””]Bon Jovi[/lastfm] sit at No. 2 with $30,441,776 in 2010 earnings. [lastfm link_type=””]Roger Waters [/lastfm] takes the third slot, with $24,489,675. [lastfm link_type=””]The Dave Matthews Band [/lastfm](who are these people)  came in at No. 4 with $23,942,353, while [lastfm link_type=””]Justin Bieber[/lastfm] rounds out the Top 5 with $22,492,565.

Taylor isn’t the only country star who celebrated the end of 2010 with a larger wallet. [lastfm link_type=””]Brad Paisley[/lastfm] made $13,955,990, [lastfm link_type=””]Carrie Underwood[/lastfm] $13,501,387 and [lastfm link_type=””]Tim McGraw[/lastfm](now that’s more like it) only a few thousand behind her with $13,494,737. [lastfm link_type=””]Rascal Flatts[/lastfm] made it into the Top 20, coming in at No. 16 with $11,958,021. [lastfm link_type=””]Toby Keith[/lastfm] & [lastfm link_type=””]Lady Antebellum [/lastfm] made a little more than $9 million each. Reminds me of that old song…”[lastfm link_type=””]Money For Nothing[/lastfm].”

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