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Taylor Swift on Forbes' List of Most Powerful Celebrities
Taylor Swift is the highest-ranking country star on Forbes' list of the 100 most powerful celebrities. The financial publication determined rankings based on the celebrities' pre-tax earnings between June 1, 2009 and June 1, 2010, as well as media visibility and presence on Facebook and Twitter. Swift placed 12th on the list, followed by Miley Cyrus at No. 13, Kenny Chesney at No. 54, Rascal Flatts at No. 62, Toby Keith at No. 67 and Keith Urban at No. 76. Oprah Winfrey topped the list with earnings of $315 million and a No. 1 ranking in TV/radio.
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