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If you are making a list of the highest-earning country acts for 2013, there are two attributes to remember: young and male.

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Forbes' new "Country Cash Kings" list, which published Monday, takes a look at which country acts are the biggest hits financially as well as commercially.

Forbes notes that three of the top-selling albums in the country last were country albums, and that the new crop of mainstream performers are carrying country to new heights in terms of commercial success.

This year's rankings taking several factors into account, including album sales, touring and endorsements.

The gallery above features a countdown of the Top 10 artists, but you can click here to see the full list.

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