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Billboard's Highest Paid Arists of 2013

According to Billboard, they form the list by ranking the artist's U.S. earnings, which are calculated from touring, recorded-music sales, publishing royalties and revenue from digital music and video streaming.

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    Fleetwood Mac's reunion means $19,123,101.98 in 2013 earnings and the final spot in the Top 10 list. Picture: Getty Images
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    Pink is not only Billboard's 2013 Woman of the Year, she is also No. 9 on the list with $20,072,072.32. Picture: Getty Images
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    Nashville star Luke Bryan saw his 2013 earnings swell to $22,142,235.98, so he grabs the No. 8 position. Picture: Getty Images
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    Maroon 5 may have been helped by front man Adam Levine's gig as a judge on "The Voice." The band raked in $22,284,754.07 to place them in the No. 7 slot. Picture: Getty Images
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    At No. 6, Beyonce had a nearly "Flawless" year with her surprise album release and $24,429,176.86 in earnings. Picture: Getty Images
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    The Rolling Stones clock in at No. 5 with 2013 earnings of $26,225,121.71. Picture: Getty Images
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    The group Bon Jovi released a new album in 2013 and made $29,436,801.04, placing them at No. 4. Picture: Getty Images
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    Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience" helps him see clearly to the No. 3 position with $31,463,297.03 in 2013. Picture: Getty Images
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    Country music is clearly doing well as Kenny Chesney occupies the No. 2 spot with $32,956,240.70 in earnings. Picture: Getty Images
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    Billboard's list of the highest-paid musicians of the past year is out. It's no shocker that seven-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift is sitting pretty. She comes in at No. 1 with $39,699,575.60 for 2013. Picture: Getty Images