Taylor Swift Dethrones Katy Perry!
Forbes has released its ranking of the highest-paid women in the music industy. There might be some “Bad Blood” between Taylor Swift and Katy Perry. Swift came in at number one with $170 million in earnings, most of which came from a her 1989 tour and endorsement deals.
Adele, who earned $80.5 million in 2016, came in second, followed by Madonna and Rihanna at $76.5 and $75 million, respectively. Coming in 5th was Beyonce making $54 million.
The rest of the top 10 includes Katy Perry (last year’s number 1, with $135 million) made just $41 million this year, Jennifer Lopez ($39.5 million), Britney Spears ($30.5 million), Shania Twain ($27.5 million) and Celine Dion ($27 million).
The earnings were determined from data collected from June 1, 2015 to June 1, 2016.