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Highest-paid musicians

<p>1: Taylor Swift has topped Billboard's ranking of the highest-earning musicians with 2013 earnings of $39,699,575.60. The earnings are based on touring, music sales, royalties and streaming, but do not include sponsorship or merchandising. 


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1: Taylor Swift has topped Billboard's ranking of the highest-earning musicians with 2013 earnings of $39,699,575.60. The earnings are based on touring, music sales, royalties and streaming, but do not include sponsorship or merchandising....more

1: Taylor Swift has topped Billboard's ranking of the highest-earning musicians with 2013 earnings of $39,699,575.60. The earnings are based on touring, music sales, royalties and streaming, but do not include sponsorship or merchandising. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>2: Kenny Chesney is second with $32,956,240.70. 

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2: Kenny Chesney is second with $32,956,240.70. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

2: Kenny Chesney is second with $32,956,240.70. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>3: Justin Timberlake is third with $31,463,297.03.

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3: Justin Timberlake is third with $31,463,297.03. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

3: Justin Timberlake is third with $31,463,297.03. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>4: Bon Jovi earned $29,436,801.04. 


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4: Bon Jovi earned $29,436,801.04. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

4: Bon Jovi earned $29,436,801.04. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

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<p>5: The Rolling Stones earned $26,225,121.71.

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5: The Rolling Stones earned $26,225,121.71. REUTERS/ Stringer

5: The Rolling Stones earned $26,225,121.71. REUTERS/ Stringer

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<p>6: Beyonce earned $24,429,176.86.

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6: Beyonce earned $24,429,176.86. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes

6: Beyonce earned $24,429,176.86. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes

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<p>7: Maroon 5 earned $22,284,754.07.


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7: Maroon 5 earned $22,284,754.07. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

7: Maroon 5 earned $22,284,754.07. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>8: Luke Bryan earned $22,142,235.98. 

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8: Luke Bryan earned $22,142,235.98. REUTERS/Harrison McClary

8: Luke Bryan earned $22,142,235.98. REUTERS/Harrison McClary

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<p>9: Pink earned $20,072,072.32. 

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9: Pink earned $20,072,072.32. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

9: Pink earned $20,072,072.32. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>10: Fleetwood Mac earned $19,123,101.98.

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10: Fleetwood Mac earned $19,123,101.98. REUTERS/Ethan Miller

10: Fleetwood Mac earned $19,123,101.98. REUTERS/Ethan Miller

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<p>11: Justin Bieber earned $18,873,458.41.

REUTERS/Carlos Jasso</p>

11: Justin Bieber earned $18,873,458.41. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

11: Justin Bieber earned $18,873,458.41. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

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<p>12: Bruno Mars earned $18,839,681. 

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12: Bruno Mars earned $18,839,681. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

12: Bruno Mars earned $18,839,681. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>13: One Direction earned $18,041,472.69.

REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

13: One Direction earned $18,041,472.69. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

13: One Direction earned $18,041,472.69. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>14: Jason Aldean earned $17,896,191.98. 

REUTERS/Steve Marcus</p>

14: Jason Aldean earned $17,896,191.98. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

14: Jason Aldean earned $17,896,191.98. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

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<p>15: George Strait earned $16,002,761.63.


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15: George Strait earned $16,002,761.63. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

15: George Strait earned $16,002,761.63. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>16: Jay-Z earned $15,652,428.82.

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16: Jay-Z earned $15,652,428.82. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

16: Jay-Z earned $15,652,428.82. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

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<p>17: Michael Buble earned  $14,478,084. 


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17: Michael Buble earned $14,478,084. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

17: Michael Buble earned $14,478,084. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>18:  Mumford and Sons earned $14,172,940.87.

REUTERS/Olivia Harris</p>

18: Mumford and Sons earned $14,172,940.87. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

18: Mumford and Sons earned $14,172,940.87. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

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<p>19: The Dave Matthews Band earned $13,932,731.14.

REUTERS/Cheryl Gerber</p>

19: The Dave Matthews Band earned $13,932,731.14. REUTERS/Cheryl Gerber

19: The Dave Matthews Band earned $13,932,731.14. REUTERS/Cheryl Gerber

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<p>20: Rihanna earned $13,794,186.16.

REUTERS/Dylan Martinez</p>

20: Rihanna earned $13,794,186.16. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

20: Rihanna earned $13,794,186.16. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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