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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. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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