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Forbes Magazine has published this years highest paid celebrities.
Earning 45.5 million in the last 12 months, at #62, Luke Bryan.
Forbes notes that Bryan would have earned even more money had he not been forced to postpone his Proud To Be Right Here Tour. HE averages more than $1 million in every city on tour. That’s a pretty good’s night work. He also pulls down $12 million a year for his judging gig on American Idol.
At #70 on the list, Blake Shelton, earning an estimated $43.5 million over the last year. According to Forbes, Shelton had been earning slightly less than $1 million per night on tour prior to the pandemic, and he's had several hit singles in the last year, including his No. 1 hit duet with his girlfriend Gwen Stefani, "Nobody But You." He adds $13 million for his work as a coach on The Voice.
Carrie Underwood’s husband Mike Fisher turned the big 4-0 on Friday. She teased him about being 40, but reminded him it won’t be funny in 3 years when she turns 40. She made him his favorite breakfast. Crock pot french toast. With a side of berries. Hungry?
Willie Nelson has released a gorgeous new ballad called "Our Song" from his upcoming album, First Rose of Spring. Willie’s 70th Studio album to be released July 3rd.
The ballad was written by Chris Stapleton.
"In this time that I’ve been given / To fill my life with living / Yes, regrets, I've got a few / But, honey, none of them is you / And I need you / Like a singer needs a song."