Forbes Releases List Of The World’s Highest-Paid Women In Music 2017


Forbes‘ world’s highest-paid women in music 2017 list has been released with Beyonce taking the lead, Adele and Talyor Swift coming in behind.

Despite the success of the female stars on the list, there are regrettably still more than twice as many men than women among music’s top-earning stars.

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Acts like the ninth-highest-paid woman, Katy Perry–who earned millions from endorsement deals with the likes of Cover Girl, Claire’s and H&M–are doing their best to change that.

“I am proud of my position as a boss, as a person that runs my own company,” she told Forbes. “I’m an entrepreneur. … I don’t want to shy away from it. I actually want to kind of grab it by its balls.”

As for Adele’s Grammy? Sorry, folks–it seems she broke it in half by accident.

See the Full List Below:

1. Beyonce – $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

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