Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Forbes 'Top-Earning Women In Music 2014'

Queen Beyonce reigns. The singer has topped Forbes annual 'Top-Earning Women In Music 2014 List', by more than doubling what she made in 2013. According to Forbes, Beyonce made $53million in 2013 and $115million in 2014, from endorsement deals, record sales and sold out concerts. She played 95 shows, bringing in an average $2.4 million per city.

See the top 10 earners below and after the cut...
1. Beyonce - $115million
2. Taylor Swift - $64 million
3. Pink - $52million
4. Rihanna ($48 million)
5. Katy Perry ($40 million)
6. Jennifer Lopez ($37 million)

7. Miley Cyrus ($36 million, tie)
7. Celine Dion ($36 million, tie)
9. Lady Gaga ($33 million)
10. Britney Spears ($20 million)

Near Misses

There are plenty of female musicians who earned double-digit millions, yet not quite enough to crack the top ten. Among them: Madonna, Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, Miranda Lambert and Shania Twain.

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