Garth Brooks Is “Forbes’” Highest Paid Country Artist

Garth Brooks earned a lot of money in 2017. The singer is the highest paid country artist on "Forbes’" annual list of the Highest Paid Musicians of 2017. But it still wasn't enough to make to the top 10!

Overall, Garth tied with Elton John for 11th place, with both artists bringing in $60 million last year. Rapper/music mogul P. Diddy tops this year's rankings with $130 million in earnings.

Other country artists to land on "Forbes’" list this year include: Kenny Chesney at 18 with $42.5 mil and Luke Bryan at 19 with $42 mil.

"Forbes'" Top Ten Highest Paid Musicians of 2017(click here for the entire list)

  1. P. Diddy ($130 mil)
  2. Beyoncé ($105 mil)
  3. Drake ($94 mil)
  4. The Weeknd ($92 mil)
  5. Coldplay ($88 mil)
  6. Guns N Roses ($84 mil)
  7. Justin Bieber ($83.5)
  8. Bruce Springsteen ($75 mil)
  9. Adele ($69 mil)
  10. Metallica ($66 mil)

Source: Forbes

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