Forbes Reveals Earnings of Country’s Women

Forbes magazine has published a list of the female music artists who earned the most money between June 2006 and June 2007. Faith Hill comes in at No. 8, earning $19 million. The Dixie Chicks showed up at No. 9 with $18 million. Martina McBride ranked 13th with $12 million, trailed by Carrie Underwood at No. 15 with $7 million. The totals included revenue from concerts, merchandise, album sales and ancillary businesses, although no taxes, management or agent deductions were included. Madonna ranked No. 1 on the list with $72 million.