Forbes Names Beyonce 2017 World’s Highest Paid Woman In Music
Singer, Beyonce with the release of her “Lemonade” album and the ensuing Formation World Tour has been named the 2017 world’s highest paid woman in music, making a whopping $105 million.
Lemonade was a hit both critically and commercially, selling an equivalent of 653,000 copies according to Nielsen Music, and the Formation World Tour grossed $250 million, Forbes reports.
She also has her own Ivy Park fashion line and other business interests.
Adele, whose “25” album broke first-week U.S. sales records in 2015 and who completed her first major tour since 2011, made second place with an estimated $69 million, despite having no major endorsements for other products.
Taylor Swift, who topped the last year’s list with $170 million in estimated earnings, came in 3rd on this years list raking in 44 million dollars this time despite having finished her “1989” world tour.
See top 10 below:
- Beyonce – $105 million.
- Adele – $69 million.
- Taylor Swift – $44 million.
- Celine Dion – $42 million.
- Jennifer Lopez – $38 million.
- Dolly Parton – $37 million.
- Rihanna – $36 million.
- Britney Spears – $34 million.
- Katy Perry – $33 million.
- Dolly Parton – $30 million