Forbes' 2017 Top 10 Highest Paid Women In Music

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Beyoncé has edged out Taylor Swift as the highest-paid woman in music according to Forbes’ list.

The ‘Lemonade’ star’ earned around $105 million from record sales and from her ‘Formation’ concert tour, according to Forbes. She also has her own Ivy Park fashion line and other business interests.
Adele finished second, earning $69 million as her most recent tour, her first since 2011, boosted her earnings.

Swift, who topped the last year’s list with $170 million in estimated earnings, raked in $44 million this time despite having finished her ‘1989’ world tour.

According to Forbes, the top 10 highest-paid women in music are as follows:

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