Carrie Underwood Named Top-Earning American Idol Alum By Forbes

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By Michael Lewittes


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Forbes has released its roundup of Top-Earning “American Idol” alums for 2013, with Carrie Underwood topping the list at $31 million.

The magazine estimates that the country singer made $83 million over the past five years through touring and endorsement deals.

Next on the list is Kelly Clarkson, who raked in an approximate $7 million in 2013.

Phillip Phillips and Adam Lambert tied for third place at $5 million, followed by Chris Daughtry at $4 million.

Scotty McCreery came in at fifth at $3 million.

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