Forbes: The 10 Highest Paid Women In Music 2014
Find out where Beyoncé, Rihanna, Miley Cyrus and more fall on the highest female earners list.
1. 10. Britney Spears earned $20 million in 2014.
Britney Spears made an epic comeback this year with her new album 'Britney Jean' finding success and and a Las Vegas residency that at first paid her $315,000 per show, and is now rumoured to pay $500,000.
2. 9. Lady Gaga earned $33 million in 2014.
Lady Gaga's earning have dropped every year since her peak of $90 million in 2011, but still, bringing in $33 million in one year isn't too sad is it?
3. 7. Celine Dion earned $36 million in 2014.
Celine Dion is still in Vegas and still performs to sold out audiences night after night.
4. 7. Miley Cyrus earned $36 million in 2014.
You have to hand it to Miley, she wanted a career that extended beyond being seen as the young Hannah Montana, and she had certainly achieved it. Miley's getting paid the big bucks for her tour and album 'Bangerz,' which has been certified platinum. Picture: Getty
5. 5. Katy Perry earned $40 million in 2014.
Katy Perry earnt big by playing private events and through her many endorsements in 2014.
6. 4. Rihanna earned $48 million in 2014.
It's been a quiet year for Rihanna, although busy by anyone elses standards, but she's still managed to pull in $48 million and make it into Forbes top 5 highest paid women in music. Picture: Getty
7. 3. Pink earned $52 million in 2014.
Pink is a dark horse in terms of earning power. She might not be in the press as much as Rih Rih and Miley, but she's quietly earning the big bucks through raking in approximately $1 million per city on her tour.
8. 2. Taylor Swift earned $64 million in 2014.
Taylor Swift has earnt more in 2014 than any other year in her career and with her new album 1989 breaking records all over the place, 2015 is also looking healthy.
9. 1. Beyoncé earned $115 million in 2014.
Who else would have been at number one other than the Queen Bey? Beyoncé managed to outdo herself by more than doubling what she earnt in 2013 though 95 concert shows (that's $2.9 million per city on average) and of course, her self-titled surprise album.