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Top 10 – Highest Paid Women in the Music Industry

Forbes released yet another of its list, the highest paid woman in the music industry for the current year.

Forbes released yet another one of its list, the highest paid woman in the music industry for the current year.


# 1 – Beyonce – $105 Million

The number 1 spot goes once again to Beyonce. Her album “Lemonade” made lots of noise when it was released especially due to the fact that it is perceived as an inside look into her personal life with hubby Jay-z, from “Beckie with the good hair” to other relationship issues, that album has it alL!. Yet, her “Formation World Tour” was also a big help in ranking number one with an income of $105 million.

# 2 Adele – $69 Million

$69 million pre-tax from her album entitled “25″ and its tour as well as from her sponsors.

# 3 Taylor Swift $44 Million

Her number comes from her album Reputation alone as the tour for this release is due to take place next year. As such, she might be at a different spot for next year’s list.


4. Céline Dion $42 million

5. Jennfer Lopez $38 million

6. Dolly Parton $37 million

7. Rihanna $36 million

8. Britney Spears $34 million

9. Katy Perry $33 million

10. Barbara Streisand $30 million

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