According to Forbes magazine’s 2018 we have come to know the World’s Highest Paid Women In Music 2018, With the earnings of $83 million (£64 million), pretax during the 12 months.
World’s Highest Paid Women In Music 2018
According to the list given, Katy Perry has toppled Taylor Swift to be named in Forbes magazine’s 2018 list of the highest-paid women in music, with earnings of $83 million.
While she was followed by Swift, who placed second with pre-tax earnings of $80 million (£62 million), thanks to the success of her sixth album Reputation, which sold two million copies worldwide in its opening week, and the launch of her Reputation Stadium tour.
Forbes suggests that Taylor would have taken the top spot if more of her tour dates fell inside the scoring period.
Beyonce rounded off the top three, bringing in $60 million (£47 million), thanks to her performance at Coachella earlier this year and her joint album with husband JAY-Z.
Pink and Lady Gaga finished the top five, with earnings of $52 million (£40 million) and $50 million (£38 million) respectively.
Check out the full list below:
1. Katy Perry ($83 million)
2. Taylor Swift ($80 million)
3. Beyoncé ($60 million)
4. Pink ($52 million)
5. Lady Gaga ($50 million)
6. Jennifer Lopez ($47 million)
7. Rihanna ($37.5 million)
8. Helene Fischer ($32 million)
9. Celine Dion ($31 million)
10. Britney Spears ($30 million)
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