This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone as Beyonce has topped Forbes annual ‘Top-Earning Women In Music 2014 List.
Beyonce however stunningly doubled what she made in 2013. According to Forbes, Beyonce made $53million in 2013 and $115million in 2014, from endorsement deals, record sales and sold out concerts. She played 95 shows, bringing in an average $2.4 million per city.
See the top 10 earners below: –
1. Beyonce – $115million
2. Taylor Swift – $64 million
3. Pink – $52million
4. Rihanna ($48 million)
5. Katy Perry ($40 million)
6. Jennifer Lopez ($37 million)
7. Miley Cyrus ($36 million, tie)
7. Celine Dion ($36 million, tie)
9. Lady Gaga ($33 million)
10. Britney Spears ($20 million)
Near Misses: There are plenty of female musicians who earned double-digit millions, yet not quite enough to crack the top ten.
Among them: Madonna, Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, Miranda Lambert and Shania Twain.