Luke Bryan & Zac Brown Band Rank As Highest Paid Country Stars Of 2019

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Jul. 11 2019, Published 8:58 p.m. ET

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Forbes announced on July 10 that Luke Bryan is the highest paid country star, earning $42.5 million this year. Not far behind him is Zac Brown Band, who earned $38.5 million.

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As a judge on American Idol along with his “What Makes You Country” tour, the crooner, 42, has definitely kept busy. In September 2017, Luke announced he was joining the judging panel for American Idol starting in its 2018 season.

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Zac Brown Band played 50 shows in the past year, earning roughly $1 million per stop.

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When Luke released his latest album “What Makes You Country” in December 2017, it debuted at No. 1 on the Biillboard 2000 chart, making it his fourth No. 1 album.

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Luke was also the highest paid country star of 2018, earning $52 million last year due to his nonstop touring. Forbes’ 2018 list featured Garth Brooks at $45.5 million along with Kenney Chesney at $37 million.

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On the horizon is Luke’s seventh studio album, coming out later this year. He released the single “Knockin’ Boots” in March, giving fans a taste of his upcoming tunes.

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What do you think of their salaries? Sound off in the comments below!


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