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Toby Keith Tops Forbes List of Highest Paid Country Stars!

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Toby Keith topped Forbes magazine’s list of this year’s highest-paid country artists with $65 million.  Toby is keeping it all in the family working his owl record label, playing his own bar, and drinking his own booze.

“I can put them on that 30-city tour. I don’t have to look for a place to play. It’s cost-effective as crap,” he explained. “They’re in Toby’s house. They’re drinking Toby’s liquor. That’s Toby’s act. And then we’re moving to the next town.”

Rounding out the top five are Taylor Swift ($64 million), Kenny Chesney ($44 million), Jason Aldean ($37 million), Luke Bryan ($34 million) and Zac Brown Band ($29 million). See the complete list here.

Taylor Swift, Toby Keith & Kenny Chesney Make Forbes Celebrity 100 List


Taylor Swift is a force to be reckon with. She comes in at number 18 on Forbes Celebrity 100 list with earnings of about $64 million thanks to world wide sold-out tours, album sales, and countless endorsement deals with Cover Girl, Keds, and more.

Toby Keith also makes the list at no. 51 thanks to his own record label, I Love This Bar And Grill restaurants, a multimillion-dollar endorsement deal with Ford, and his own Wild Shot mescal.

Kenny Chesney
rolls in at no. 70… and well, that needs no explanation.

See the entire list here.

Toby Keith Kicks Off Scavenger Hunt in DC And Chicago Tomorrow

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Before Toby Keith rolls through the Washington, D.C. area for Saturday’s Shut Up And Hold On Tour Presented by Ford F-Series stop, fans will be working up a thirst in a unique scavenger hunt. Presented by Keith’s signature Wild Shot Mezcal and his I Love This Bar And Grill restaurant in nearby Woodbridge, VA, the hunt begins this Friday, June 27, at 8am.

Envelopes awarding five pairs of tickets to the next night’s show, as well as one containing $100, will be hidden somewhere in Woodbridge. Clues will be offered beginning that morning at and

Those who find the ticket envelopes will need to redeem them at the Woodbridge location no later than 1pm on show day (Saturday, June 28). Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar And Grill is located at 15200 Potomac Town Pl., Woodbridge, VA 22192. Winners must be at least 21 years of age.

The scavenger hunt will also happen in Chicago on Saturday, July 12 – the day before Toby’s show in the area. Redemptions available at Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar And Grill located at 5441 Park Place, Rosemont,IL 60018.

Fans who miss these hunts still have a chance to enter to hang with Toby, courtesy of Wild Shot, in the “Drinks After Work” Sweepstakes. Enter at through Aug. 31 for a chance to share a toast with Toby. And, of course, thousands of fans can raise a glass with him throughout his summer concert schedule.

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Toby Keith Braves Minnesota Downpour To Headline Winstock Music Festival

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Saturday’s tour stop at the Winstock Music Festival in Winsted, Minnesota was anything but the usual for singer-songwriter, entertainer Toby Keith. A storm stretching from the Texas Panhandle to the Great Lakes with unrelenting rain, 20-30 mph winds, and lightning hit hard and made it nearly impossible for Keith to go on stage. Threatening as it was, Toby Keith delayed the start of his set and went on to perform in the rain with the fans that packed festival grounds, who all stayed until the last note.

“We found a window of time where lightning was at a safe distance and we went on,” tour manager David Milam noted.

The rain continued throughout the show, causing some equipment damage including the loss of video projectors and HD cameras. They were also unable to do some of the pyro/flames due to the winds. A few early acts were unable to perform because of lightning in the area.

Currently on his Shut Up And Hold On Tour Presented by Ford F-Series, Toby Keith will be performing next in Washington D.C. on June 28. The trek includes support from Colt Ford and Keith’s daughter Krystal Keith. The latter also performed at the Winstock Music Festival before the brunt of the storm began.

Remaining Shut Up And Hold On Tour Presented by Ford F-Series dates (subject to change):

June 28 Washington, DC Jiffy Lube Live *
June 29 Cleveland, OH Blossom Music Center *
July 12 St Louis, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater *
July 13 Chicago, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheater *
July 19 Tooele, UT Tooele County Fairgrounds
July 25 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Center *
July 26 Hartford, CT XFINITY Theatre *
July 27 Bethel, NY Bethel Woods Center *
Aug. 01 Bowmanville, ON Boots and Hearts Festival
Aug. 08 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center *
Aug. 09 Pittsburgh, PA First Niagara Pavilion *
Aug. 23 Lima, OH Allen County Fair
Sept. 13 Indianapolis, IN Klipsch Music Center *
Sept. 20 Puyallup, WA Washington State Fair
Sept. 27 Philadelphia, PA Susquehanna Bank Center *
Oct. 18 Laughlin, NV Laughlin Event Center

* featuring special guest Colt Ford

Toby Keith & Friends Raise Nearly $1 Million For Children & Families

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Toby Keith has just launched his latest standing-room only trek, the Shut Up And Hold On Tour Presented by Ford F-Series. But prior to heading out, Keith devoted a weekend, as he does every year, to the Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic, which raised more than $950,000 last month.

More than 800 attended the opening dinner, musical event and silent auction, with 44 teams participating in the golf tournament during the May 16-17 event. As is the case each year, auction items resulted in some of the biggest contributions to the event’s fundraising total. Top bids included:
• Dinner with Toby Keith at the OK Kids Korral: $52,000
• Bull Elk Hunt at Express UU Bar Ranch: $37,500
• Arnold Palmer/Jack Nicklaus Memorabilia piece: $35,000
• Toby Keith Behind the Scenes Experience: $30,000
• Brush Creek Ranch Getaway: $30,000
• African Safari: $25,000

All proceeds benefit the Toby Keith Foundation and its mission of encouraging the health and happiness of pediatric cancer patients, primarily through its work with the OK Kids Korral. A cost-free, convenient and comfortable home for patients and their families seeking treatment at The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center, OK Kids Korral opened in January of this year.

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