FORBES: Highest-Paid Women in Music 2017

The Queen Bee is back on her throne

It’s that time of the year again, as FORBES starts rolling out their annual list for who raked in the big bucks. As usual, the ladies come first, which a certain person is back on their throne.

Last year, Taylor Swift overtook Beyoncé as the highest paid woman in music for Forbes; but Queen Bey has regained her seat on the imprint. From June 2016 to June 2017, Mrs. Carter earned a whopping $105 million from her Formation World Tour. Ms. Adele crept in no. 2, behind her music idol, earning $69 million from her self-titled tour for the album 25.

Take a look at the entire list below, which also features Rihanna, Britney Spears and more.

FORBES: Highest-Paid Women in Music 2017

01. Beyoncé | $105 million
02. Adele | $69 million
03. Taylor Swift | $44 million
04. Celine Dion | $42 million
05. Jennifer Lopez | $38 million
06. Dolly Parton | $37 million
07. Rihanna | $36 million
08. Britney Spears | $34 million
09. Katy Perry | $33 million
10. Barbra Streisand | $30 million


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