Forbes announced on July 10 that Luke Bryan is the highest paid country star, earning $42.5 million this year. Not far behind him isZac 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.