Taylor Swift tops Forbes highest paid women in music list 2016 with $170m


Taylor Swift is the highest-paid woman in music, earning more than twice as much as Adele who comes second.

The singer topped the Forbes magazine list by raking in an impressive $170 million .

According to Forbes, most of the 26-year-old singer’s earnings came from her 1989 world tour, which grossed a total of $250 million.$200 million came from her North American leg alone.

Forbes’ 10 Highest-Paid Women in Music of 2016:

1. Taylor Swift ($170 million)

2. Adele ($80.5 million)

3. Madonna ($76.5 million)

4. Rihanna ($75 million)

5. Beyoncé ($54 million)

6. Katy Perry ($41 million)

7. Jennifer Lopez ($39.5 million)

8. Britney Spears ($30.5 million)

9. Shania Twain ($27.5 million)

10. Celine Dion ($27 million)


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