Taylor Swift Tops Highest Paid Women In Music List W/ $185 Mill, Beyonce Lands At #2 W/ $81 Mill & Rihanna At #3 W/ $62 Mill!
The numbers are in and Taylor Swift remains at the top, landing Forbes’ highest-paid women in music, bringing in $185 Million!
The list measures pretax income from June 2018 to June 2019. Fees for agents, managers and lawyers are not deducted and the numbers are compiled with data from Nielsen Music and Pollstar, as well as interviews with handlers, industry experts and many of the stars themselves.
Beyonce takes the number two spot, reportedly bringing in $81 million. Reportedly, this income comes from her On The Run II stadium tour with husband Jay-Z and her Homecoming live album and Netflix special.
Rihanna lands at number 3, with $62 million, the bulk of that coming from her Fenty Beauty joint venture with luxury goods giant LVMH. Check out the remaining 7 below.
4 Katy Perry $57.5M
5 P!nk $57M
6 Ariana Grande $48M
7 Jennifer Lopez $43M
8 Lady Gaga $39.5M
9 Celine Dion $37.5M
10 Shakira $35M
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