Billboard just released their annual “Music Money Makers List,” and ALL of the artists who made the list were on the road in 2009. With album sales declining, it seems that touring is one of few sources keeping the music industry afloat. Check out the QCU musicians who made the list:

1. Madonna: $242,176,466
2. Bon Jovi: $157,177,766
3. Bruce Springsteen: $156,327,964
4. The Police: $109,976,894
5. Celine Dion: $99,171,237
6. Kenny Chesney: $90,823,990
7. Neil Diamond: $82,174,000
8. Rascall Flatts: $63,522,160
9. Jonas Brothers: $62,638,814

10. Coldplay: $62,175,555
11. The Eagles: $61,132,213

12. Lil Wayne: $57,441,334
13. AC/DC: $56,505,296
14. Michael Buble: $50,257,364
15. Miley Cyrus: $48,920,806
16. Taylor Swift: $45,588,730
17. Journey: $44,787,328
18. Billy Joel: $44,581,010

19. Mary J. Blige: $43,472,850
20. Kanye West: $42,552,402

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