Country Stars Make Forbes 100
A bunch of country stars are among Forbes magazine's "The Celebrity 100," considered the most powerful celebrities in the world. According to forbes.com, Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney and Rascal Flatts all made the list. It includes film and television actors, TV personalities, models, athletes, authors, musicians and comedians. The list measures their income in addition to their performance in four different media categories: TV/radio, press, Internet and social media. Taylor came in at #12; Kenny was at #54; Rascal Flatts ranked at #62. Other country artists also on the list include Toby Keith at #67 and Keith Urban at #76. Oprah Winfrey is the #1 most powerful celebrity, ranking at the top for both income and TV/radio. Among the other music acts who made "The Celebrity 100" are: Beyonce Knowles at #2, Lady Gaga at #4, Britney Spears at #6 and U2 at #7.