Katy Perry Tops Forbes’ List of Highest-Paid Women in Music

  • By Olamide Onipede

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Katy Perry is the highest paid woman in music for 2015. She pulled in $135 million this year, largely because of her Prismatic World Tour. Perry grossed more than $2 million per city over the course of 126 shows. She adds to her total through deals with Coty, Claire’s and Covergirl.

2. Taylor Swift ($80 million)
3. Fleetwood Mac ($59.5 million
4. Lady Gaga ($59 million)
5. Beyoncé ($54.5 million)

6. Britney Spears ($31 million
7. Jennifer Lopez ($28.5 million)
8. Miranda Lambert ($28.5 million)
9. Mariah Carey ($27 million)
10. Rihanna ($26 million)

There are plenty of female musicians who earned double-digit millions, but not quite enough to make the list. Among them: Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Madonna, Kylie Minogue, Celine Dion and Carrie Underwood.

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