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Taylor, Kenny and JT among Billboard's top money makers of 2014

Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney and Justin Timberlake are the top 3 earning musicians
Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney and Justin Timberlake are the top 3 earning musicians
Billboard

Billboard has just released its list of top earning musicians in 2014, aptly names 'Money Makers 2013'. It calculates the numbers based on sales from music (in-store and digital) and touring. It also incorporates data collected from Nielsen and download sites but excludes endorsements or other avenues of income. Yes indeed this is all about the music and performance. Here are the top 5 earning celebs; to see the complete list, click here.

1. Taylor Swift ($39,699,575.60)
2. Kenny Chesney ($32,956,240.70)
3. Justin Timberlake ($31,463,297.03)
4. Bon Jovi ($29,436,801.04)
5. The Rolling Stones ($26,225,121.71)