They may sing about the simple joys of life, but top country singers are raking in some serious cash.
On Tuesday, Forbes released the 2017 list of the World’s Highest-Paid Country Music Stars, with the top 10 crooners earning a total of $366 million this year.
Topping the list is Garth Brooks, whose busy touring schedule brought in $60 million in the past year.
Dolly Parton makes an appearance at fourth on the list. The 71-year-old singer earned in the mid-six figures range at her 63 shows over the past year, earning her a respectable $37 million. Publishing paychecks and her Dollywood theme park also add to her income.
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The staggering earnings of the list are actually down from last year, dipping from $393 million to $366 million.
This year’s list was notably missing some of country’s biggest female singers. Carrie Underwood, who made the list last year by earning $26 million, and Miranda Lambert, who made $18 million in 2016, just missed the cut. However, with Maren Morris and Kelsea Ballerini gaining ground – and new albums and tours from Faith Hill and Shania Twain – next year’s list may be a bit more balanced.