Toby Keith, Taylor Swift on Forbes List of Top-Earning Musicians

Toby Keith is the top country artist on Forbes magazine’s latest list of top-earning musicians. He’s ranked at No. 11 with estimated earnings of $50 million during the past 12 months from his music career, product endorsements, restaurant chain and other ventures. U2 claimed the No. 1 spot with earnings of $195 million, and the Eagles landed at No. 8 with $60 million. Taylor Swift was at No. 13 with $45 million, with Brad Paisley at No. 15 with $40 million. Tim McGraw and the rock band Muse tied at No. 18 with $35 million. Rascal Flatts ranked at No. 23 with $34 million. Kenny Chesney generated $30 million to place at No. 24.