Whether you consider her music country, pop or both, there's no question that Swift is a moneymaking machine. Her new album "Speak Now" was certified triple-platinum barely a month after its October release. Touring brings gross ticket sales of some $750,000 per night. Just don't break her heart: scathing love ballad "Dear John" was rumored to be directed at former flame John Mayer.
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