Garth Brooks is celebrating another #1 the same week he is enjoying his first country chart topper in over ten years with "Ask Me How I Know.".
2017 has proved to be a very profitable year as Garth wraps up his three year world tour in Nashville this month, hit song, album , part one of his five CD / book anthology set, merchandising to name a few.
Garth can add another #1 this year. The top selling solo recording artist in music history is the highest paid country artist on "Forbes’" annual list of the Highest Paid Musicians of 2017.
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: Taylor Swift at 17 with $44 mil, 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)
- P. Diddy ($130 mil)
- Beyoncé ($105 mil)
- Drake ($94 mil)
- The Weeknd ($92 mil)
- Coldplay ($88 mil)
- Guns N Roses ($84 mil)
- Justin Bieber ($83.5)
- Bruce Springsteen ($75 mil)
- Adele ($69 mil)
- Metallica ($66 mil)
- Garth Brooks / Elton John ($60 mil)