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Taylor Swift was the top earning artist in the US music business in 2011 making almost $36million. The pop country superstar released her Speak Now album and accompanying tour which jetted through Asia, Europe & North America. Grossing $88.5 million in the U.S. alone, the tour netted Swift a remarkable $29.8 million. Honored as Billboard's Woman of the Year in December, she racked up U.S. album sales of 1.8 million units last year and digital single track sales of 7.8 million.