Forbes: The 10 Highest-Paid Women In Music 2017

21 November 2017, 10:35

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Find out where Beyoncé, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez and more fall on the highest female earners list.

Beyonce has been named the highest-paid women in music with an astonishing $105 million in pre-tax earnings, according to Forbes

The R&B singer brought in the stunning figure via her latest album ‘Lemonade’ and her lucrative ‘Formation Tour’. 

Incredibly, a lot of her earnings over the past year were made while taking off due to her pregnancy with twins Rumi and Sir

Rihanna, Adele, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez and more all made the top 10.

Check out the full list below to see where your favourite star landed on the chart for 2017. 

1. Beyoncé – $105 million
2. Adele – $69 million
3. Taylor Swift – $44 million
4. Celine Dion – $42 million
5. Jennifer Lopez – $38 million
6. Dolly Parton – $37 million
7. Rihanna – $36 million
8. Britney Spears – $34 million
9. Katy Perry – $33 million
10. Barbra Streisand – $30 million 

The list is measured on pre-tax income from 1st June 2016 through to 1sts June 2017.

The information is gathered from Neilsen SoundScan, Pollstar, the RIAA and interviews with industry insiders. 

In 2016, Taylor Swift topped the list with $175 million, followed by Adele with $80.5.

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