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Top 10 Highest Paid Female Musicians In 2017 – Forbes

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Forbes just dropped their 2017 highest paid women in music list and you may be surprised who made the top 5, -spoiler Rihanna didnt! From Jennifer Lopez to Taylor Swift, to Beyonce below are the musicians that made it to forbes list of Top 10 Highest Paid Female Musicians In 2017.

1. Beyonce, $105 million

Top 10 Highest Paid Female Musicians In 2017 - Forbes

Beyonce 36 is at the top of the ranking And that’s despite taking time off as she and husband Jay-Z welcomed twins Rumi and Sir this summer.

She also raked in cash from her Ivy Park fashion line and other business ventures.

2. Adele, $69 million

Top 10 Highest Paid Female Musicians In 2017 - Forbes

Adele, 29, finished second on the list with $69 million, mostly thanks to touring for much of 2016 and 2017 in support of her third album, 25.

More: 7 Facts About Music and The Psychological Effects it Has On Us

3. Taylor Swift, $44 million

Taylor swift Top 10 Highest Paid Female Musicians In 2017 - Forbes

Taylor swift 27, is third on the list, she raked in a whopping $44 million, a significant drop from her earnings in previous years.

4. Celine Dion, $42 million

Celine dion Top 10 Highest Paid Female Musicians In 2017 - Forbes

Celine Dion, 49, came in fourth with $42 million.

5. Jennifer Lopez, $38 million

Jennifer lopez Top 10 Highest Paid Female Musicians In 2017 - Forbes

Jennifer Lopez, 48, also made the list of most highest paid woman in music in 2017. She came in fifth with $38 million, also boosted by a standing Sin City gig and her new TV show World Of Dance, where she is both judge and producer.

Here is the full list of female musician’s that made the list of highest paid woman in music in 2017.

Rank Musician Amount ($)
1 Beyonce 105 Millon
2 Adele 69 Millon
3 Taylor Swift 44 Millon
4 Celine Dion 42 Millon
5 Jennifer Lopez 38 Millon
6 Dolly Parton 67 Millon
7 Rihanna 36 Millon
8 Britney Spears 34 Millon
9 Katy Perry 33 Millon
10 Barbara Streisand 30 Millon



Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.

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