With earnings of $170 million, pop singer Taylor Swift was 2016’s highest-paid lady in music, Forbes magazine same on weekday.Swift, 26, smashed the Rolling Stones’ North yankee moving record, actuation during a total of quite $200 million on the North yankee portion of her “1989” world tour. Last year, the “Bad Blood” singer came in second to Katy Perry with AN calculable $80 million.Swift was honored with the first-ever “Taylor Swift Award” at the BMI Pop Awards in could, quipping that she would be quite bummed” if the award had gone to somebody else.
British “Hello” singer Adele, 28, hierarchical second on Forbes’ list with $80.5 million in earnings, her highest total however. Adele, whose album “25” fleetly became the most important trafficker of 2015, enjoyed continued success with album sales this year and grossed millions per night for her arena shows.Madonna, UN agency was named the highest-paid lady in music in 2013, hierarchical third this year. Her recent “Rebel Heart” tour grossed $170 million, delivery her career total on the road to $1.4 billion pretax, in keeping with the magazine.
In the past twelve months, Madonna, 58, attained a complete of $76.5 million. That was slightly quite Barbados-born Rihanna, UN agency attained $75 million and conjointly received a period of time action award at the MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 28.Lemonade” creator Beyonce, UN agency was 2014’s prime wage earner, hierarchical fifth at $54 million.Collectively, the ten girls on Forbes’ list attained quite $600 million this year.
Forbes compiled the list when estimating pretax financial gain for the twelve months from Gregorian calendar month 2015 to 2016 supported interviews with managers, agents, lawyers and a few of the celebs. It conjointly checked out knowledge from the Pollstar, the Recording business Association of America and chase firm Nielsen SoundScan.