"Billboard" posted a list of the country artists who've grossed the most money touring. And only one person has passed the billion-dollar mark. Kenny Chesney has done over 950 shows . . . put almost 18 million butts in seats . . . and grossed over $1.17 BILLION since 1995. Last year's tour alone grossed $135 million.
Here's the rest of the Top 10 . . .
1. Kenny Chesney . . . $1.17 BILLION
2. George Strait . . . $734 million
3. Luke Bryan . . . $498 million
4. Tim McGraw . . . $434 million
5. Shania Twain . . . $421 million
6. Toby Keith . . . $398 million
7. Jason Aldean . . . $363 million
8. Rascal Flatts . . . $361 million
9. Taylor Swift . . . $339 million. They only included her country tours.
10. Brad Paisley . . . $335 million
The rest of the Top 20 are:
Eric Church . . . Keith Urban . . . Garth Brooks . . . Morgan Wallen, who's already up to $278 million . . . Carrie Underwood. . . Reba McEntire . . . Zac Brown Band . . . Alan Jackson . . . Luke Combs . . . and Chris Stapleton at $224 million.