1. Taylor Swift - $175 million
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Forbes: The 10 Highest Paid Women In Music 2016
9. 1. Taylor Swift - $175 million
According to Forbes, the country-turned-pop star pulled in a quarter of a billion dollars for her record-breaking 1989 World Tour. This, paired with her various endorsement deals from Apple, Coca Cola and Keds, make her the highest paid woman in music this year.