Taylor Swift Is The Highest Paid Woman In Music

Forbes magazine has released it's list of The World's Highest-Paid Women in Music for 2016, and Taylor Swift is the highest-paid woman in music, earning more than twice as much as Adele.

With earnings of $170 million, pop singer smashed the Rolling Stones' North American touring record, pulling in a total of more than $200 million on the North American portion of her "1989" world tour.

Alongside her various brand endorsements for the likes of Keds, Diet Coke and Apple, Taylor also shifted over three million album-worths of music.

Adele comes in second. The “Hello” singer, 28, earned a reported $80.5 million, namely from her 25 album sales.

In third place is Madonna, who also had a successful world tour this year. The 58-year-old Rebel Heart songstress earned a reported $76.5 million, according to Forbes.

-Devashree Goenka