There were some great male singers of 2009 but not just anyone could make it to this list of the top 10 richest male singers of 2009. Ranging from country to R&B these are the lovely gentlemen who made the cut.
- Brad Paisley. He is a country singer/songwriter. He has been nominated for multiple CMT music awards including awards like "Video of the Year"
- Ne Yo. Named Shaffer Chimere Smith came into the music industry as a songwriter. He does it all. He's an R&B singer, songwriter, actor, Pop singer, and much more. He surely makes the cut of richest male singers in 2009.
- Usher. Also known as Usher Raymond is one of the best male singers/performers of this generation. He's an R&B/Rap/Pop singer that has hit the television screens since the young age of 14 years old.
- Drake. Aubrey "Drake" Graham was originally from Canada. He begin his career as acting in the television show "Degrassi" as a stepping stone. He's a rapper/singer and has since then signed under rapper Lil Wayne with Young Money. His music has since then took off and already he has had multiple No.1 hits on the radio and from his mix tapes. He definitely makes the list of to be one of the richest male singers in 2009.
- Justin Bieber. He is a very young pop singer. He is already going on tours and making No.1 songs for young kids around the world. His platinum selling album "My World" is just the beginning for this young artist.
- David Cook. He was the winner of American Idol's 7th season. He's an American rock singer/songwriter that was born in Houston,TX. He surely is one of the richest male singers of 2009.
- Michael Jackson. Although this American legend has passed, his work and music still lives on. He was one of the richest artists of all times and even though his death took place in 2009, he was still one of the richest male singers.
- Justin Timberlake. Justin Randall Timberlake is one of America's best pop musician and actor. Since leaving the group N Sync, Justin's solo career has took off. He has been nominated for many Grammy awards and Emmy awards.
- Jamie Foxx. He made his first appearance on the show "Jamie Foxx". He slowly tried to get everyone to take notice that he was a great singer, and by that, he did. He's now a R&B singer that has made many hits. This artist has also appeared in many movies as "The Dream Girls" and "Ray Charles" with leading roles. He tops the list as one of the richest male singers of 2009.
- Jonas Brothers. This American boy band creates pop music. They have gained massive fans and exposure from being on the Disney Channel show. These brothers have publicized their title as "virgins" which has gained them even more respect from their fans. Their songs have been tearing up the charts with No. 1 hits.