Forbes released its list of the highest paid women in music, in the year starting from June 2016 to June 2017. Beyonce was named the highest paid woman with estimated earnings of 105 million dollars.
Thanks in part to her acclaimed visual album Lemonade and ensuing Formation world tour, the latter of which grossed a whopping quarter of a billion dollars. She also raked in cash from her Ivy Park fashion line and other business ventures.
Adele finished second on the list with $69 million. She toured the world throughout much of 2016 and 2017 in support of her third album, 25. The global trek was her first since 2011 and earned seven-figures a night, according to Forbes.
Taylor Swift claimed the third spot with $44 million, a significant drop from her earnings in previous years.
Here is the Full list of the top 10 highest paid women
1. Beyonce, $105 million
2. Adele, $69 million
3. Taylor Swift, $44 million
4. Céline 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