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Beyoncé is officially the highest-paid woman in the music industry!



Beyoncé is officially the highest-paid woman in the music industry!

According to the latest Forbes list, Beyoncé is currently the highest paid woman in the music industry! Beyonce’s monster hit album Lemonade (as well as the world tour) raked in $105 million pretax, in 2017. The company stated that:

Lemonade was a hit with both critics and fans, giving Beyoncé her sixth solo No. 1. The ensuing Formation World Tour, much of it falling into our list’s scoring period, grossed a quarter of a billion dollars… Adele finished second, earning $69 million, boosted by seven-figure nightly grosses on her first proper tour since 2011.”

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Taylor Swift came in at third place with $44 million. Celine Dion and Jennifer Lopez round out the top five spots, receiving $42 million and $38 million, respectively. In sixth place is country’s Dolly Parton ($37 million), seventh Rihanna ($36 million), eighth Britney Spears ($34 million), ninth Katy Perry ($33 million), and to round up the top ten is Barbra Streisand ($30 million).

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