The Top 40 Earners in Music in 2013


Billboard has released its list of 2013′s top 40 earners in music, and the numbers appear to give credence to some oft cited business wisdom: artists don’t make their money on music.

Every musician on the list earned far more from touring than they did on physical/digital sales and streaming revenues combined. Of course, it helps to have an album to tour behind, and touring heavily doesn’t necessarily guarantee making more than any other act. In fact, almost half of the biggest tour grossers didn’t register on the Money Makers rankings. Still, those who did make it on had significant boosts thanks to road work.

Taylor Swift topped the list with a 2013 gross of $39,699,575.60 (yeah, they went down to the cents). Of that, a whopping $30 million came from her worldwide Red tour. $9 mill in music sales and other income is nothing to sneeze at, of course, but Swift stands to earn that much from tour sponsorships and merch sales alone. Kenny Chesney, Justin Timberlake, Bon Jovi, and The Rolling Stones round out the top 5, all of whom appear on the top grossing tours list. More proof that tours make all the difference? Over 75% of Michael Bublé’s earnings, 90% of Celin Dion’s, and 95% of perennial earners Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s all came from performing shows. Phish only sold 52,000 albums last year, and they still came in at 25.

Mainstream pop acts (Bruno Mars at #12, One Direction #13) and especially country musicians (George Strait #15, Blake Shelton #27) take up most of the list. Rappers only appear four times, and the names aren’t surprising: Jay Z (#16), Kanye West (#26), Lil Wayne (#37), and Eminem (#39). The freshest face on the list? Imagine Dragons at number 31.

So if you ever thought music’s superstars just record a couple songs and watch the money roll in, now you know better. Everyone from Justin Bieber to Paul McCartney has to put in the leg work to make their millions. Check out the full list of the top 40 Money Makers below.

01. Taylor Swift – $39,699,575.60
02. Kenny Chesney – $32, 956,240.70
03. Justin Timberlake – $31,463,297.03
04. Bon Jovi – $29,436,801.04
05. The Rolling Stones – $26,225,121.71
06. Beyoncé – $24,429,176.86
07. Maroon 5 – $22,284,754.07
08. Luke Bryan – $22,142,235.98
09. Pink – $20,072,072.32
10. Fleetwood Mac – $19,123,101.98
11. Justin Bieber – $18,873,458.41
12. Bruno Mars – $18,839,681
13. One Direction – $18,041,472.69
14. Jason Aldean – $17,896,191.98
15. George Strait – $16,002,761.63
16. Jay Z – $15,652,428.82
17. Michael Bublé – $14,478,084
18. Mumford & Sons – $14,172,940.87
19. Dave Matthews Band – $13,932,731.14
20. Rihanna – $12,794,186.16
21. Paul McCartney – $13,769,479.16
22. The Eagles – $13,026,210.18
23. Celine Dion – $12,755,539.71
24. Trans-Siberian Orchestra – $12,473,798.20
25. Phish – $12,406,611.95
26. Kanye West – $11,574,833.92
27. Blake Shelton – $10,349,774.77
28. John Mayer – $10,010,017.17
29. New Kids on the Block – $9,938,526.59
30. Zac Brown Band – $9,888,213.32
31. Imagine Dragons – $9,448,031.68
32. Jimmy Buffett – $9,404,015.71
33. Elton John – $9,369,224.53
34. Rascal Flatts – $9,215,475.78
35. Rush – $9,050,583.42
36. Miranda Lambert – $8,831,605.89
37. Lil Wayne – $8,788,416.66
38. Tim McGraw – $8,761,716.61
39. Eminem – $8,524,782.99
40. Carrie Underwood – $8,051,483.55

Dawes Live @ Crystal Ballroom, Portland Oregon

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Dawes has spent a good deal of time with rock royalty during its short lifespan. They backed up Robbie Robertson of the Band, as well as opened up for Bob Dylan on his spring tour, earning them a bigger following and perhaps even more confidence as performers. Now, Dawes is headlining their own shows at larger venues in support of their third studio album, Stories Don’t End. Comprised of brothers Taylor (vocals, guitar) and Griffin Goldsmith (drums) as well as Wylie Gelber (bass) and Tay Strathairn (Keyboards), Dawes co-headlined a show with Dr. Dog at Portland’s Crystal Ballroom. Heavily influenced by ’70s rock such as Crosby Stills Nash, the Band, Creedence Clearwater Revival and Jackson Browne, Dawes brought their free and easy music to a small, but appreciative crowd.

After Dr Dog’s set, a significant amount of the crowd left, never to return. That was expected considering it was a Sunday evening and Dawes didn’t go on until 10:45. However the band remained unfazed and energetic. They came on and dove right into the catchy chord progression of “Most People.” Taylor with messy hair and a tight white button-up shirt, confidently and passionately belted out his vocals.

All of the instruments sounded tight, despite the muffled acoustics of the Crystal Ballroom. The hour and 15 minute set was mostly filled with songs from their new album, peppered by a few older ones. Taylor showed off his guitar chops on solos during “Most People” and “From a Window Seat”, shredding on his white Telecaster as he hopped across the stage. Taylor didn’t speak very much to the audience, besides, “What’s up Portland? We’re Dawes.” All four members made facial expressions that even Bruce Springsteen would be proud of, grimacing through each song.

Even though the crowd was small, the group that stuck around were very engaged. From the start of the show, the majority of the audience sang along . “From a Window Seat” and “Time Spent in Los Angeles” definitely got the biggest reaction from fans including three guys in their mid-twenties who stood together, arms around each other as they enthusiastically jumped around and sang along.

The energy that Dawes brought to the stage makes them a band I definitely would recommend seeing live. As each new album comes out, the songs become more mature. It will be interesting to see them continue to progress as a band and as showmen.

You must watch these guys live!

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Watch Atoms for Peace Perform “Judge Jury and Executioner” – Thom Yorke
My Morning Jacket Rock Times Square at CBGB Festival
American Songwriter Townes Van Zandt – The Unheard Studio Sessions and Demos 1971–1972
Yellow Dogs Benefit Concert and Memorial
Watch Milosh – “Slow Down” (Dir. Milosh) – Official Video
Courtney Love’s autobiography due out in December
Get Ready Music Lovers: Upcoming Music Releases 2014
‘My Father and the Man in Black’ Documentary – Review
Rocker Ryan Bingham will be performing at the 3rd annual Autism Speaks BlueJean Ball on October 24th.
God Is An Astronaut – Latest Album ‘Origins’
NYC Rockers The Strokes announce they are looking to ‘return to the scene’ in 2014.
Watch Arctic Monkeys cover Lou Reed’s ‘Walk On The Wild Side’
Kings Of Leon: Return Of The Prodigal Sons
God Is An Astronaut: Discography
SXSW 2014 (March 7 – 16, 2014 • Austin, TX) announces a ton of more artists
Why Music Makes Our Brain Sing
Muse – Tour Dates [Abu Dhabi & Australia] + Music Video
Watch The National Live at The Cutting Room Studios NYC
Governors Ball’s 2013 lineup was insane: Gun N’ Roses, Kings of Leon, and just about everyone else
Thom Yorke’s Atoms for Peace shakes up Brooklyn’s Barclays Center
Beastie Boys featured in Yoko Ono’s video for “Bad Dancer”
Ryan Adams Gives ‘Wasted Years’ An Unplugged Makeover
The Story Behind Arctic Monkeys’ Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?’ – Official Video
The Rolling Stones Rock Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York City
Gojira’s Joe Duplantier habla sobre la destrucción del hábitat marino
Fox News Blast Rolling Stone over the magazine decision to put Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on cover
The Gaslight Anthem is on tour!
Led Zeppelin: Vintage Footage Of The Band Performing LIVE in 1969
“Everything is not OK”: An interview with MGMT
A New Band To Watch: Palma Violets, England
Grizzly Bear Get Twitchy in ‘Gun-Shy’
Review: Jake Bugg’s Self-Titled Debut Album
Francesco Tristano – The bachCage album
Sean Lennon & Greg Saunier To Release Their Debut Album Tuesday
Alter Bridge – “The Uninvited” Live at the House of Blues, Oct. 4, 2013
CHAPPO Releases Covers EP, Pays Homage to Jefferson Airplane, Beck
How To Build A Professional Music Team
Brooklyn’s Tom Krell (How to Dress Well band) tweaks and tailors R&B to deliver diaphanous indie-soul kitted out in gorgeous melodies
A Conversation with Pearl Jam’s Warriors
Gojira: “We want our music to be beautiful and moving”
Awesome Tapes Boiler Room DJ Set
I’m Still Normal (Feature documentary Trailer) – Ed Harcourt
Map of City: Iruña (Pamplona in spanish)
The Gaslight Anthem – World Tour Dates 2013
Listen to the Replacements’ First Show in 22 Years!
R.E.M order Fox News to stop using ‘Losing My Religion’
Here’s To Axl Rose and the Bunch of Random Dudes Calling Themselves Guns N’ Roses Getting the Hell Out of Town
Watch Vampire Weekend Play ‘Saturday Night Live’
Incubus Guitarist Working on Pearl Jam Album
Jake Bugg self-titled debut album is out in the U.S.
Watch “Echoes” directed by Special Problems + behind the scenes – Another Lexus short film
“Are you the police?” “No ma’am, we’re musicians!” – “And on a mission from God”
Guns ‘N’ Roses’ Brilliant Disaster
How To Be Creative | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios (Video) – The Creativity Post
Tom Petty & His Heartbreakers Rock NYC’s Beacon Theater
NYC: Global Citizen Festival: A Day of Hope to End Poverty in the World
Stream Kings of Leon’s new album ‘Mechanical Bull’
JOBS: Music Supervisor and Latin Rap Songs Needed for Short Film – Music Clout
New York City Opera May Cancel Most of This Season
Phoenix Take Brooklyn by Storm with New Album and Explosive Energy
Art and Neuroscience: a State of the Union – The Creativity Post
Dave Grohl And Krist Novoselic Share Memories, Unreleased Tracks From ‘In Utero’ [NPR]
Featured Band: Pearl Jam
Stream Arctic Monkeys’ new album, AM
Watch Arena-Rock Masters The Killers Live at Lollapalooza, Brazil 2013 – Full Concert
Kevin Shields of MBV upset over his band’s lack of nomination for the Mercury Prize – A Bias Against Indie Artists
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Live Review: Arctic Monkeys, Twin Peaks at Chicago’s The Riviera (9/23) – Just that ol’ time rock ‘n’ roll.
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KILL YOUR DARLINGS opens tomorrow in NYC
Stone Roses ‘Made of Stone’ Trailer Tracks Band’s Triumphant Return
50 Of The Greatest Bands From New York – NME
Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks – The Internet Killed The Music Industry 
‘Last Night at the Viper Room’: The Life and Death of River Phoenix
5 Things Your Favorite Band Does to Exploit You – Oh Nooooo!
Angst Endures for a Pioneer of Grunge [Lightning Bolt album review]
Alter Bridge – European Tour 2013 Dates
Watch Arctic Monkeys ride heavy machinery in their video for “One For the Road”
Brandon Flowers Writes Track-By-Track To The Killers’ Greatest Hits Album
The Strypes’ Debut Album ‘Snapshot’ is an electrifying collage of the band’s own material
MGMT Band Concert at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY Fri, Dec 13, 2013 08:00 PM
The Rolling Stones’ Last U.S. Concert @ Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey
Roxy Music: the band that broke the sound barrier
R.I.P. Nelson Mandela – All flags in South Africa to fly half-mast until after the state funeral of a Real Life Hero.
Pearl Jam’s Stone Gossard Talks Solo Album ‘Moonlander’ and His ‘Gospel of Not Knowing’
Watch American band Caveman band performing @ Baeblemusic Concert Music Videos
A tribute to the bands that broke up in 2013.
The Killers headline T In The Park 2013
2013 ARIA Awards: Tame Impala, Flume win big
Ex-Hole Guitarist Claims Kurt Cobain Was Recording Solo Album
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Rock the Mullahs – Can heavy metal music help transform the Middle East?
Watch Blondie Performing at CBGB in the Summer of 1975
Gojira in India – Pictures
The Best Songs of 2013
Watch Gojira Perform in Israel, Poland & Spain 2013 [+ UPCOMING CONCERTS]
Queens Of The Stone Age: Gigs, Tickets and Dates
Watch: Daft Punk and Ron Burgundy tour Amsterdam, eat cupcakes
JOBS: Very Successful Indie Record Label Considering New Rock Acts
Eminem: The Great Confounder [npr]
Not Fade Away: A Love Letter To Rock ‘N’ Roll
Marina Diamandis has a new alter ego to go with her new musical direction. Unfortunately, it’s a rather déjà vu
Neil Young and Crazy Horse cancel European tour due to injury
David Byrne blasts music streaming sites
Phoenix Close Lollapalooza 2013 With Epic Set
Free Muse Global List of Artists Censored, Prosecuted, Jailed, Kidnapped, Tortured, Killed…
Kings of Leon played Live @ Letterman Show for a packed crowd in NYC! [Exclusive Online Concerts)
Listen: Arctic Monkeys – ‘Stop The World I Wanna Get Off With You’ (Official Audio)
High Life / Cat Martino – Take Away Show
Video: My Morning Jacket – Outta My System
Tom Waits – Coming August 7
Gojira & Slayer @ The New Madison Square Garden This Fall!
Sound City – Dave Grohl’s Directorial Debut to Premiere at Sundance
Pearl Jam: The Band in Pictures
Documentaries Pearl Jam Twenty and Sound City are headed to VH1′s Rock Docs series
Mumford & Sons Write New Song for Pixar’s ‘Brave’
Songwriter Cass McCombs Offers His Best Work to Date With New Album “Big Wheel and Others”
Watch a video teaser for Arcade Fire’s “Afterlife”
Listen: “The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here” Album Sampler by Alice in Chains
Evan Dando and Juliana Hatfield of The Lemonheads reunite in Brooklyn
The Gaslight Anthem: Live Show @ Olympia Theatre – Dublin, Ireland
Gone But Forever In Our Hearts
Kings of Leon, Talihina (U.S.) – Documentary + Tour Dates
Best Concerts in NYC This Week – feb 25 – 4 mar 2013
Gojira’s North America Tour (Canada & U.S.) A Huge Success
JOBS: Alternative Independent Record Label Seeking New Acts
Ryan Bingham – Upcoming Tour Dates
Muse Rock Madison Square Garden
June 13 – 16 Manchester TN: Bonnaroo 2013 Lineup
Listen: The National: “Don’t Swallow the Cap” New Single
Festival No 6 Portmeirion, Wales Could Rival Montreux as the Most Sophisticated in Europe – Review
Jake Bugg’s Free Show at The Living Room, NYC
The Governors Ball NYC Music Festival – June 7, 8 & 9 2013
The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Weekend, 6/7/13
Free Download: The Muse July Sample – By American Songwriter
GOJIRA – Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia, Bilbao – Spain 2013
Unruly Hearts NYC – Music that makes your brain sing!
Tame Impala: Alone In The Wild
‘Ya Hey’ latest video from New York band’s new album ‘Modern Vampires Of The City’
Brooklyn’s Hospitality Band: ‘Eighth Avenue’ Video Premiere
The End of the Lower East Side’s Last Great Rehearsal Space
Tom Waits: Never Bring A Gun To A Spoonfight & I Breathe Better Underwater
The Strokes Release Free Advance Stream of ‘Comedown Machine’
Watch Video: Palma Violets – Best of Friends
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London Calling: The Export of New York’s Underground
What distinguishes the ‘Japandroids from their flash-in-the-“Best New Music”-pan compatriots
INXS Forever
Beirut, New York child prodigy
PREMIERE: Rock Band The Strokes’ New Video: “All the Time”
Gojira – Global Warming [Spectacular & Stunning]
Gojira’s L’Enfant Sauvage: The European Tour 2012 [Part 1]