Forbes names Beyonce 2017 highest paid woman in music in 2017

According to the annual list from Forbes magazine, Beyoncé is the highest paid woman in the music industry in 2017 thanks to her album “Lemonade” and her world tour.

The wife of Jay Z , who beat Adele and Taylor Swift, earned about 105 million dollars from sales of the album and her tour “Formation”, according to Forbes. In addition, of the profits with her clothing line Ivy Park and other companies.

The second place was won by Adele, whose album “25” broke sales records in its first week in the United States in 2015 and generated revenues of 69 million dollars.

The third position belongs to Taylor Swift, who headed the list last year, this year generated 44 million dollars.

The full list of the 10 best paid women:

10. Barbra Streisand:

The legendary artist continues to generate thousands of dollars annually despite not being one of the most popular artists in the world, she has achieved a total of $ 30 million dollars this year.

9. Katy Perry

Despite not having the greatest success with her latest album, Witness, the icon of pop continues at the height of success, generating a total of $ 33 million.

8. Britney Spears:

Princess of Pop, Queen of Las Vegas, millions from albums and sold singles, success in cosmetics, what more can Miss Spears want? The singer accumulated a total of $ 34 million.

7. Rihanna:

The Barbadian woman who has being practically inactive this year, except for a couple of collaborations, she managed to get a total of $ 36 million as income this year.

6. Dolly Parton:

The US icon continues to generate a large amount of income, due to her shows, only in 2017 got $ 42 million.

5. Jennifer Lopez:

Although her songs are not at the top of the charts, JLo who is always a hit maker has being involved in television and cosmetics projects. The artist made $ 38 million this year.

4. Celine Dion:

Despite the death of loved ones, the singer did not stop and continued to cultivate successes during this year, with an admirable career. In 2017, she got $ 42 million.

3. Taylor Swift:

One of the most popular singers in recent years, whether in controversy or in hits, everything that surrounds Taylor helps her reap more profits. This year the singer pocketed $ 44 million this year.

2. Adele:

Adele enjoyed great success in 2017 from her tour, in addition to her records and singles that continue to sell like hot cake. For the moment, the singer would be taking a break, but hopefully return soon, to see if it exceeds the $ 69 million obtained this year.

1. Beyonce

Even being pregnant, the great artist continues to generate millions and millions, a mogul in the industry. Beyoncé has achieved $ 105 million this year, establishing herself as the best paid woman of 2017, practically without releasing a new material.


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