Taylor Swift: Music's Top Money Maker!

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Taylor Swift enjoyed a REALLY good 2011.

Based on U.S. income from tours, album sale and publishing royalties, Billboard has determined that the talented young crooner earned more money than any other musician in 2011. Just how much did Taylor bring in?

A cool $35 million.

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The singer is currently on tour in Australia, meanwhile, looking to get a big, early start in 2012.

Here's a look at the top 10 music money makers from the past year:

  1. Taylor Swift
  2. U2
  3. Kenny Chesney
  4. Lady Gaga
  5. Lil Wayne
  6. Sade
  7. Bon Jovi
  8. Celine Dion
  9. Jason Aldean
  10. Adele
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Kenney Chesney should not be on that list! I hate his music. I wonder how much Taylor got to keep of that 35 million???

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