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Swift Named 2015’s Highest-Paid Musician

Taylor Swift is on top of the music world once again, topping Billboard’s list of highest-paid musicians in 2015. The magazine looked at artists’ album sales, streaming revenue, publishing royalties, and touring gross for the rankings. Swift brought in $73.5 million in 2015, of which $61.7 million came from her 1989 tour. Country singer Kenny Chesney took second place, raking in $38.1 million with his Big Revival tour, bringing him to a total of $39.8 million. The Rolling Stones took third, Billy Joel came in at No. 4 and One Direction took fifth place.