2017’s highest-paid women in music

November 20, 2017

Based on the back of the hit album “Lemonade” and a massive world tour, Forbes has announced that Beyonce was the highest-paid woman in music in 2017 (beating out Adele and Taylor Swift).


Beyonce earned $105 million from record sales & a world tour (she also has her own Ivy Park fashion line).

Adele brought in an estimated $69 million, despite having no major endorsements.

Swift made $44 million (down from $170M in 2016). But don’t feel too bad for her – those numbers will rise big time over the next 12 months – her new album “Reputation” is the best-selling album of 2017 – and she’ll make bank with her upcoming tour.

Here’s the TOP 5 from Forbes’ list:

1 – Beyonce $105M
2 – Adele $69M
3 – Taylor Swift $44M
4 – Celine Dion $42M
5 – Jennifer Lopez $38M

The full list can be seen at Forbes.com

Written by Todd Hancock / https://twitter.com/toddcastpodcast